Tag: Golf

Midge Mollenkopf Wins 2021 Presidents Cup Championship

Janey Clausen, 12th president; Ann Martin, 11th president; 2021 Presidents Cup Champion Midge Mollenkopf; Connie Sherman, 3rd president; and Debbie McMullin, 13th and current president (Photo by Andrea Gray)

Ann Lange This year marked the 21st annual MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association’s (MPWGA) Presidents Cup Championship honoring our 12 past presidents, and our current president, Debbie McMullin. However, the best-laid plans of mice and men and the MPWGA, often go awry when the Presidents Cup is scheduled during leprechaun season. The 2020 championship was altered…

SaddleBrooke TWO Golf Committee News

Matt Kambic, Golf Committee Chair One of the board approved Golf Committee goals for 2021 is the development and implementation of a Voice of the Customer Program. I want to demonstrate why this program is important and the tangible benefits that it is producing. When I discuss the Voice of the Customer Program with the…

Golf for Competition or Just for Fun

Winners: John Thomas, Marsha Foresman, Calvin Saulsbury, and Bob Nelson

Wanda Ross Whether you like a challenging game of competitive golf or only to play for fun, SaddleBrooke Lady Niners may be just the golf club for you. For those of you who like to compete, Lady Niners has tournaments throughout the year. Our Niners Unite Tournament was held on Feb. 24. This was our…

Hole In One

Shel Jahn next to his golf ball that is lodged in the hole on number 6 at the Preserve.

Shel Jahn Scores an Ace on Hole 6 at the Preserve Alan Doan On Feb. 13, Shel Jahn was playing at the Preserve with Dennis Marchand, Joe Oczak, and Don Plappinger. On Hole number 6, Shel selected a 9-iron for a 140-yard shot over a deep arroyo to a front pin position. His ball flew…

Anne Jones—MPWGA 2020 Most Improved Player

Debbie McMullin, Mike Karpe, and MIP recipient Anne Jones, smiling as bright as her crystal trophy. (Photo by Ann Van Sickel)

Ann Lange Where beautiful souls have gone before, memories live on. And so, each year the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) remembers Mary Sturgeon Canfield and her daughter Nancy, by carrying on the tradition of designating the Most Improved Player (MIP) award. The award was established by Mary in tribute to Nancy, who showed how…

Meet the Winners of MPMGA’s Member-Member Match Play

Alan Doan The member-member match play tournament was held on Jan. 18, 21, and 28. The 48 two-man teams were separated into six flights and seeded 1 through 8 in each flight, according to each team’s combined course handicap. Following are the winning teams from each flight: Flight 1: Alan Mansker and Kelly Paxton Flight…

2021 Mars/Venus Tournament

Ann Lange Many moons before Earth landed on Mars or Venus, Martians and Venusians landed on Earth to explore evidence of extinct or fossilized microbial life, and to determine if it had ever been a living planet. The extraterrestrials arriving from both sides of Earth found that it is indeed a living planet, and that…

Lady Niners Give Tribute to Their Founders

Terri Tindal winner Founders Day 2021

Wanda Ross The SaddleBrooke Lady Niners are very grateful to June Hill and Liz Carlson who founded this organization in 1990. Thanks to them over 30 years later we continue to enjoy our many golf games and events. Our annual Founders Cup in January was in honor of them. On a warm and sunny Arizona…