Tag: Golf

MountainView-Preserve Couples Golf for April 2020

Dan Hoshino The April 2020 tournament for MountainView-Preserve Couples Golf will be held Saturday, April 11, 2020, at The Preserve Golf Course. It will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start; the format will be a four-person, pick your foursome, two best net balls, with bonus. Players must sign up on the ForeTees system by Sunday, April 5,…

The Sadie/Bubba Brouhaha

First place winning team: Dan Nordhill, Ann Van Sickel, Bill Burnett, and Carey Ricard with Sweet Sadie Hawkins (front center) grinning, because she knows it’s all about her. Photo by Andrea Gray.

Ann Lange Each year, the MountainView/Preserve Women’s and Men’s Golf Associations (MPWGA and MPMGA) alternate hosting the Sadie/Bubba golf event. As Feb. 18 approached, the Sadies sharpened their spikes and set out to snag ‘n bag one of those fine Brooke Bubbas from our little village in Podunk Patch. Seein’ as how there aren’t actually any…

Ace for Keith

Carolyn Barkley Jan. 27, 2020, Keith McLean carded a hole-in-one on SaddleBrooke TWO. The upwind shot was 113 yards using a Wishon 9 iron. The ace was witnessed by Dan Ashley, Frank Morgan, and Lenny Mattson. Congratulations, Keith!

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners to Host Its Invitational Event

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg Members of the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners are pleased to announce its 2020 Women’s Invitational scheduled for the morning of Monday, March 30th at the SaddleBrooke Golf Course. Women from other golf clubs in the area are invited to participate in this exciting biennial event, which benefits Girl’s Junior Golf. The event…

Good Day to All SGWGA-18ers

Marsha Camp I want to apologize to last year’s Ace of Aces winner, Karen Wendlandt. She won Low Gross honors over the field with a score of 65, but her photo didn’t appear with her accolade. Our SBWGA-18 honoree is Nancy Wyllie. Although she grew up in Illinois, this Scottish Danish gal now considers herself…

State Medallion Winners

Eileen J. Snearly The MountainView Preserve Lady Niners sent qualifying teams to participate in the State Medallion golf tournament. Over 90 ladies from leagues across the state were entered in this annual event. Joyce Sutay and Susan Elliott won first place in their flight and second place overall. The MPLN are extremely proud of them.

Midge Mollenkoph – MPWGA’s 2019 Most Improved Player

Ann Lange Midge (Miller) Mollenkopf was awarded the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) 2019 Most Improved Player (MIP). Her handicap decreased from 26.8 to 25, an improvement factor of 1.049. Throughout 2019, Midge routinely practiced all parts of her game and worked to increase her overall strength. She played over 70 rounds, with 32 on…