Tag: Golf

Have clubs, will travel

  Eileen J Snearly The MountainView Preserve Lady Niners took to the road in March. Invitational golf events are well attended and have proven to be a time to experience new golf courses and make new friends. These golfers traveled to The Highlands at Dove Mountain, with a Safari theme, and The Views Golf Club…

Putters and Sputters enjoy spring

  Jean Kraus The MountainView Lady Putters hosted the SaddleBrooke Lady Sputters at a spring event on March 19. The weather cooperated and a grand time was had by all. There were some special putting holes named “The Garden” and “The Princess,” which had prizes for anyone getting a hole-in-one. Following the morning of putting…

Thomas Winch adds another hole-in-one to his name

  Bob Edelblut On Thursday, March 8 Tom and his partner Dave Hill were playing their second-round match in the MPMGA’s Member-Member Match Play Tournament at the Preserve Golf Club. Yes, it was an official Men’s Club event and another keg of beer will be opened in his honor at our next monthly luncheon. We…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners 2018 Club Champion

  Barbara Johnson The title of this article would have read “SB Lady Niners Have New Club Champion,” but that wouldn’t have been exactly accurate. You see, Cinda Haugsby isn’t exactly new to this award. After three days of competition – one on each of the three courses – Cinda emerged as the repeat winner…

The heart of golf at SBWGA

  Ret Convey The SBWGA’s Club Championship and Senior Club Championship highlight the very heart of golf. The three-day competition showcases not only the achievements of our finest players but also the kindness, friendship and sense of fair play evident in all who participate. Our 2018 Club Championship co-chairs, Deb Finn and Molly Fullerton, gave…

Don Plapinger secures his seat on the train

  Bob Edelblut Everyone knows by now that when I say “the train,” I am making reference to the MPMGA’s hole-in-one train. Believe me every member wants his seat on this train! Don Plapinger recorded his third hole-in-one on December 4, 2016. It was the 17th ace recorded by a member in that historic year.…

MountainView Lady Niners welcomes new members

  Eileen J Snearly The MountainView Lady Niners welcomed 14 new members to the Women’s Golf Association this winter. The orientation that was given by Rita Smith, membership chair, included rules and procedures. The “Partner for Par” who is a veteran niner, was paired with the new member for two rounds of league golf, and…

SBWGA members prepare for annual Quail Classic

  Ret Convey Sometimes it’s impossible to believe how lucky we are. When we consider our many exciting tournament opportunities, luncheons and activities planned to perfection, beautiful golf courses waiting for us each Tuesday morning, new members who soon become new friends—we’re tempted to pinch ourselves to check if we’re dreaming! Our good fortune makes…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners swing into spring

  Barbara Johnson On February 13, the Saddlebrooke Lady Niners traveled “across the Brooke” to join our “sisters” at MountainView in our annual Across the Brooke Tournament. This year, the ladies of MVPLN hosted the event, so if you read their article, you can see the results of this fun event – always an enjoyable…

Men’s Putters Club begins 22nd year

  Harlan Hobbs The SaddleBrooke Men’s Putters Club, entering its 22nd year, enjoyed a wonderful and rewarding year in 2017. Membership grew to 134 putters, and in addition to the weekly, quarterly, and annual competitions, the third annual Jeff Shields/Charles Schwab Company Senior Men’s Putting Tournament was hosted by the SBMP in September. Jeff Shields…