Tag: Golf

MountainView Preserve Lady Niners Present “Let It Snow”

Left to right: Barbara Bloch (co-chairperson), Becky Lima, Diane Mazzarella (co-chairperson), Kathy Turner, and Loralee Horwedel; not pictured: Eileen Snearly (photographer)

Eileen J. Snearly On Dec. 1, 2020, gratefully there was no snow, but had extraordinarily strong winds. The lady niners showed up in great numbers and played their best despite the winds. The chairpersons and their committee had many challenging decisions because of COVID-19. There was no luncheon or gatherings of any kind, which included…

2020 Ryder Competition: SMGA vs. MPMGA

Matt Kambic Each year, 15 members from the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) along with one of their PGA members play a competition against the MountainView Preserve Men’s Association (MPMGA) with its 15 members and a PGA golf professional. This year’s competition was hosted by the SMGA. The first day of competition was conducted on…

SBWGA-18’s January 2021 Outlook

Gail Plimpton (left), November Net Ace and Takeyo Eakin, November Gross Ace

Venetia Hobson Lewis After the holiday season of 2020, SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association-18 (SBWGA-18) welcomes in the new year of 2021 with a new series of weekly games on Tuesday mornings, our regularly scheduled event and meeting days. The Tuesday Play Day Committee already has a full complement of games planned. Our Special Tournaments Chair,…

MOAA News

Colonel Nagy presents Certificate of Appreciation and Challenge Coin to Colonel May.

G. William Myers (Lt., CEC, USN Former) The Catalina Mountain Satellite Chapter (CMSC) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its November meeting on Nov. 21. The meeting began with a short business session, presided over by Col. Bill Nagy, president, during which members were updated on the chapter’s current and future activities.…

SB Niners End of Year Luncheon

Niners 2021 Executive Board

Dian Kupper As is our tradition, the SaddleBrooke Niners gathered to celebrate the season and close out one year as a new one begins. The 2020 board led by Edie Crall has done a superb job under difficult circumstances, and we thank each of them for their contributions in 2020. The 2021 board was introduced:…

MPMGA 2020 Club Championship

John Brubaker, 2020 MPMGA club champion (left) and Dan Nordhill, MPMGA president.

Matt Kambic The MountainView Preserve Men’s Golf Association (MPMGA) planned to conduct their 2020 Club Championship on Monday, Nov. 9, and Thursday, Nov. 12. The Nov. 9 round was scheduled for The Preserve and the Nov. 12 round was scheduled for MountainView. More than 90 golfers signed up for this annual event designed to crown…

MPLN’s President Barbara Bloch Wins the President’s Cup

Barbara Bloch, President's Cup Winner

Eileen J. Snearly On Nov. 2 and 3, the MountainView Preserve Lady Niner (MPLN) competed in the Presidents’ Cup golf tournament. They used separate carts and masks where appropriate. COVID-19 has changed life as we knew it. Thankfully, golf has been scheduled and played at the MountainView and Preserve courses. Luncheon after this golf event…

Take a Swing at Cancer Tournament

Larry McNamee, admiring the check-in table and gift bags prepared by wife, Loralee; Dan Nordhill; Event Chair, Loralee Horwedel; Matt Kambic; and Barbara Bloch, dressed in plum to honor cancer caregivers. (Photo by Bill George)

Ann Lange The MountainView/The Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA), put on a swinging good time and exciting FUNdraiser for the University of Arizona Cancer Center, honoring caregivers. Partners, family, and friends selflessly and compassionately provide physical and emotional care, often leaving themselves exhausted and overwhelmed. As part of a medical team, caregivers provide a support…

Ann Martin Wins MPWGA Golf Championship—Again!

Ann Lange Since its origin in the 15th century, it has been called names like goiff, gowfe, gouf, and golve. Those who lament that the best four-letter words were already taken often pronounce it backwards. On a bad day, some just call it goof. However on good days, such as Nov. 3 when Ann Martin shot…