Tag: MPWGA

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…

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…

The MPWGA Takes a Swing at Cancer

Check to UA Cancer Center. Left to right: Liz Benzie, Ironwood Dermatology, tournament sponsor; Sharon Marchione, MPWGA; Julie Bauman, Director UA Cancer Center; Chad Adams, Associate Director of Clinical Research, UA; Megan Guthrie, UA Cancer Center; Amy Marchione, Sparkle & Splash, Caddy Auction Sponsor; Betty Cole, MPWGA; Photo by Andrea Gray.

Ann Lange The MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) raised a record high $22,121 in support of the University of Arizona Cancer Center at its annual “Take a Swing at Cancer” tournament. The huge check, representing a huge heart-felt effort, was proudly presented on Dec. 17 in honor of the men, women, and children who are…

MPWGA wins the 2019 Robson Challenge

MPWGA team (left to right): Jeana Hodges, Connie Simonds, Claire Baragona, Cookie Kaplan, Jenni Long, Ann Martin, Ann Cahill, Ellen Victor, Mary Kay Nordhill, Anne Cole, and Karen Erickson; not shown: Aleta Rosenthal.

Ann Lange The MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) hosted the 18th annual Robson Challenge Nov. 13 at the MountainView Golf Club. On a beautiful SaddleBrooke, Arizona day, the MPWGA and seven other Robson community women’s golf leagues warmed up on the range preparing to get their best game on for a little inter-community camaraderie and…

Ann Martin wins 2019 MPWGA Club Championship

Ann Martin really scored Nov. 4 and 5, and gives a big 2019 MPWGA Club Champion

Ann Lange Ann Martin, a friendly, feisty, but not-too-fierce mountain lioness, climbed to the top of the Catalinas with her win of the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) 2019 Club Championship. Thirty-one women in six flights, all named after Arizona mountains, traversed the Preserve Golf Club on Nov. 4, and MountainView Golf Club on Nov.…

Second annual Ladies Ryder Cup Match

Ann Lange On the eighth day golf was created. On the 18th swig, the number of holes was determined. On June 3, 1927, the first Ryder Cup began, and on Sept. 11 and 18, the second annual Ryder Cup Match took place between the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) and the SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA).…

Mark your calendars to battle cancer!

Linda DeWitt The continuing battle against cancer will again be supported on Nov. 18 and 19, as the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) will host the annual “Take a Swing at Cancer” Golf Tournament. MountainView Golf Club will be the venue with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on Nov. 19. New this year will be a cocktail party and auction on…

Hole-in-one for Loralee Horwedel

Ann Lange Eleven was heaven for Loralee Horwedel on April 16, the first golf day of the Member/Guest Tournament when she aced that par 3 at the Preserve Golf Club for her very first hole-in-one. Loralee and Susan Dell, members of MPWGA and their respective guests, Dede Crowder, SBWGA and Marion Ewing, SBRWGA, started on…

Bubba Hawkins 2019 edition

Rennie Temple and Jim Donat This year’s Bubba Hawkins (MPMGA version of the MPWGA’s Sadie Hawkins) golf event took place on Thursday, February 14 at the MountainView Golf Course. Signups started over a month prior so our golfers had plenty of time to seek out a willing Sadie golfer to join in this annual couple’s…