Tag: MPMGA

Dan Schroeder makes it a half dozen

Dan Schroeder savors the moment.

Bob Edelblut On Sunday, January 31 Dan Schroeder became the sixth M-PMGA active member to record a hole-in-one in January. No one questioned could remember that many aces occurring in that short a time frame—unbelievable. Dan’s hole-in-one was special for several reasons. It was his first ever in a career that began some fifty years…

MPMGA wins the Ryder Cup

David Cohen receives the Ryder Cup trophy from Gus Pachis of SMGA.

Bob Edelblut This year’s Ryder Cup was played on February 18 and 19. On day one The Preserve Golf Club took on the field and on day two The SaddleBrooke Golf Club was the host. Each club loaded its team with sixteen low handicap players. As you can imagine they all play the game quite…

The M-PMGA begins new Pima Cup Season

Bob Edelblut On Wednesday, December 9 the first Pima Cup Match of the new season was played at the La Paloma Country Club. Play began at 12:30 p.m. and everyone was expecting a warm sunny afternoon but once again Mother Nature said that what you golfers really need are cloudy skies with light winds and…

M-PMGA 2016 Board of Directors set for the upcoming year

Bob Edelblut On Thursday, January 7 the first monthly luncheon of the year was held by the M-PMGA at the MountainView Ballroom. Under normal circumstances all members attending the luncheon would have participated in 2016’s first weekly tournament, but Mother Nature had other plans and after a brief early morning discussion the golf event was…

MPMGA 2015 Club championship

Mike Jahaske, Don Bilyk, Dennis Marchand and Bob Eder

Bob Edelblut The annual MPMGA Club Championship was played November 11 and 12 at The Preserve and MountainView courses, respectively. A field of 94 players filled nine flights grouped by tee choice and handicap. The overall winner club champion would be the player who recorded the lowest gross score for the two day event while…

2015 MPMGA Match play

Pictured left to right are Bob Eder, Dan Hoshino and Dennis Marchand

Bob Edelblut On November 7, the final match of this year’s Individual Match Play Tournament was played a full four months after the event began. As an aside, it was acknowledged by all when the competition began that summer travel schedules, weather and unforeseen happenings could possibly make it difficult for matches to be played…

MPMGA Captures Ryder Cup

Back row left to right: Bill Webster, Jim Hardwick, Mark Hojnacki, Ken Steinke (Pro), John Aronson, Dick Stanley, Peter Backer and Matt Kambic; front row: George Govier, Fred Schneider, Bob Eder, Dennis Marchand and Grant Farquhar. Not shown: Bruce Fink, Mick Borm and Jon Michels

Bob Edelblut On the second and third of September the MPMGA and the SMGA battled for the right of ownership of the 2015 Ryder Cup. Each Men’s Club fielded a sixteen man team consisting of fifteen low handicap players and one professional for the two day competition. Our event followed a traditional Ryder Cup format.…