Tag: Golf

SB Lady Niners say, Thank You

Barbara Johnson As spring slips away and the triple digit temps creep in, we SaddleBrooke Lady Niners not only say “safe travels” to our snowbirds, but we also say “thank you” to a lot of people who continue to make our program so enjoyable and such a success. First of all, our Board keeps working…

SMGA Club Championship and Member/Guest events

Terry Edwards receiving the Championship Plaque from SMGA President Jack Bowers

Vinnie Ryan April was a busy month for the SMGA with two major events taking place. Firstly the 2017 Club Championship was held early April and congratulations go to the winner Terry Edwards. The three-round tournament took place March 29, April 1 and 5. Terry had rounds of 80, 77 and 77 for a total…

MPLN applaud their volunteer “pairings” team

Left to right: Holly Riviere, Linda Miles and Diane Mazarella; not pictured Ilene Skinner

Carolyn Brinkley Throughout the year the MountainView/Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) play golf every Tuesday morning on either the MountainView or Preserve Golf courses. By Wednesday at noon, members wishing to play the following week must add their name to the Chelsea system. This gives the “Pairings” team, a team of four MPLN volunteers, their list…

Grant Farquhar jump-starts the hole-in-one train

Bob Edelblut There is absolutely nothing like a hole-in-one! Everyone connected to the moment feels the thrill either directly or vicariously. That thrill never gets old. Many in the community have been wondering if the Men’s Club Hole-in-One Train was broken or maybe out of commission. Thank you, Grant, for dispelling these ugly rumors. On…

Pima Cup matches resume for the MPMGA

Bob Edelblut Every golfer for miles around knows just how unfriendly the weather has been in our area this spring. Remember the wind? Monday, April 17 was different. Clear blue skies, temperatures in the low 80s and not a whisper of wind; a perfect day for a Pima Cup Match hosted by the Ventana Canyon…

The 2017 President’s Cup belongs to Dean Hampton

Left to right: Dean Hampton, Special Events Director David Cohen, President Bob Eder

Bob Edelblut The MPMGA Men’s Club held this year’s President’s Cup Tournament on Wednesday, March 30 and Thursday, March 31. Once again the Preserve and MountainView Golf Clubs provided all the challenge the contestants could handle and as all of you know so well Mother Nature was also a factor. A bit of everything described…

Connie’s Ace

Connie Sherman scored a hole-in-one on Thursday, March 2, 2017. She holed her ball out on No. 11 at The Preserve, using a six hybrid. This was her first swing of the day, as her foursome (Ellen Victor, Kate Pope and Pam Burnett) started on No. 11 in the shotgun start. Congratulations, Connie!

Cully and DeHart

Allen DeHart, Dave Thomas, President of SaddleBrooke Links Players Fellowship and Alan Culley, winner of the 2017 Links Cup

No, they’re not practicing attorneys and please don’t call them about a medical malpractice suit. What they are are two winners in the annual competition for the Links Cup. This is the fourth year the cup has been contested and there has been a different winner every year. Alan Culley won the cup this year…