Tag: Golf

Pima Cup for MPMGA begins again

Bob Edelblut The opening round of the 2018 Pima Cup season was held on December 5. Surprisingly, weather was not an obstacle and the six players representing the MPMGA Men’s Club were eager to tackle the challenging La Paloma Golf Course as well as their opponents for the day from the Forty Niners Golf Club.…

Charting a good course

  Eileen J Snearly What is now known as the MountainView Preserve Lady Niners was originally chartered as a lady’s golf organization in the year 2000. Charter often refers to a document issued by an official that grants certain rights and privileges, and defines an entity. In other words, in English, certifying, and authorizing a…

Fifth annual Golf Cart Parade of Lights

Valerie Malik On December 23, over 40 amazingly decorated golf carts joined together to celebrate the holiday with fellow parade lovers! Participants out did each other for the best decorated cart. There were theme carts and lots of holiday trees, packages, snowmen, stockings, Santas, toys and lights galore. The carts departed from the SaddleBrooke One…

Comings and goings at SBWGA

Ret Convey The SBWGA’s pace of play is as fast as ever, and keeping track of everyone’s golf adventures both here and away takes all the focus we have! On the home front: Sally Drennen and Mary Ribacchi kicked the year off right with holes-in-one. The ladies accomplished that feat within weeks of each other…

Operation Dragon

  Bob Edelblut Every operation has a mission, a purpose. Always it requires untold hours of planning, coordinating and the meshing of all the moving parts. Operation Dragon had it all and believe me when I say there is nothing more rewarding, more exciting, more fulfilling than being part of a good plan that works!…

Meet Mike Karpe, PGA HOA2’s new golf pro

  Byron Cotter, SaddleBrooke TWO Communications and Marketing Committee Mike Karpe, SaddleBrooke TWO’s newest PGA Professional, is a key addition to the staff of the newly acquired MountainView and Preserve golf courses. Mike has been heavily involved in the transition of the courses to SaddleBrooke TWO ownership, including the recent hiring of 29 people, mostly…

Steve Garceau records the first Ace of 2018

  Bob Edelblut No one ever said a hole in one had to be beautiful. The good news is that no matter what they look like they all count the same—one. On Wednesday, January 17, Steve was playing with his regular Wednesday group at the Preserve. The pipeline construction project currently taking place had caused…

Aces play their cards

Eileen J Snearly The MPLN Ace of The Month winners teed off on January 9, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. on MountainView Golf Course. This event was a shotgun start, while other MPLN golfers followed the field. The pairings for this tournament were set by Holly Riviere. The winners are Joyce Sutay, Ace of The Year…

Heroes Luncheon for SB Niners

Ed Sand On a beautiful December day the SaddleBrooke Men’s Niners golf league held its Heroes luncheon for members and spouses or significant others. The luncheon was begun seven years ago by Ted Swenson to honor members that had passed away during the year and to thank the wives for all the time allowed to…

Lady Niners kick off another busy season

  Barbara Johnson The SaddleBrooke Lady Niners started off 2018 with their annual Founder’s Cup Tournament, a tournament dedicated to the ladies who founded the Lady Niners League in 1990. This event was originally named the Liz Carlson Tournament, named after one of the founding mothers. In 2006 the name was changed to the Founder’s…