Tag: SMGA

Another year another Javelina Cup for MPMGA

Bob Edelblut Yes, the MPMGA won yet another Javelina Cup this year. I think that this is five in a row. For many years the SMGA and the MPMGA have put together small armies (their teams) to compete on the battlefields (their courses) in this event. You might say it’s our version of the Territorial…

SMGA new season underway

Vinnie Ryan As we begin a new golf season The SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) would like to remind all SaddleBrooke male residents, renters and lot owners that membership is available at both Full and Associate levels. Full Membership provides membership in the Arizona Golf Association, a Golf Handicap Index Number (GHIN), handicap maintenance and…

SMGA Club Championship and Member/Guest events

Terry Edwards receiving the Championship Plaque from SMGA President Jack Bowers

Vinnie Ryan April was a busy month for the SMGA with two major events taking place. Firstly the 2017 Club Championship was held early April and congratulations go to the winner Terry Edwards. The three-round tournament took place March 29, April 1 and 5. Terry had rounds of 80, 77 and 77 for a total…

2017 Ryder Cup Face Off

Bob Edelblut The Ryder Cup, like the name implies, mimics the PGA’s Ryder Cup format. In this tournament the MPMGA and the SMGA have the opportunity to showcase their very best golfers. Each Men’s Club puts together a team with 15 of its lowest handicap players and one of its resident professionals. Yes, all these…

Ron Curtis wins 2016 SMGA President’s Cup Tournament

SMGA President Greg Tarr with 2016 President’s Cup winner Ron Curtis

Gary Averett The 2016 SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association held its final tournament of the year November 30, December 3, completing on December 7. Ron Curtis finished the three day tournament with an overall low net score of 205, one stroke better than the second overall low net score by Doug Swartz at 206. He averaged…

Doug Swartz wins SMGA Club Championship again

Seven-time Club Champion Doug Swartz with SMGA President Greg Tarr

It can’t be luck! Doug Swartz has once again proven to be the master of the SMGA Club Championship Tournament. He has won seven of the last nine club championships and this one was no squeaker. He won low gross by six strokes under his closest rival. Doug has now won in 2008, 2010 through…

Father-son team win 25th annual Roadrunner Classic

SMGA President Greg Tarr presents Bertil and Fredrik Sultan with the coveted RoadRunner Classic Saddle Trophies.

The Silver Anniversary twenty-fifth annual RoadRunner Classic Member-Guest Tournament was held April 21, 22 and 23 at the SaddleBrooke One Golf Course with guest participants coming from as far away as Florida to Hawaii to play with their SMGA partners. There were a total of 96 players entered in the tournament in eight flights. The…

SMGA Match Play Tournament

Gary Averett The SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) held the annual SMGA Match Play Tournament February 27 to March 5 at the SaddleBrooke Golf Course. Match play is a much different game of golf than normal stroke play in which only the total score determines the winner. In match play, whoever of the two competitors…

Don Bilyk wins 2016 Super Seniors Tournament

SMGA President Greg Tarr presents Super Senior plaque to 2016 Super Senior Champion Don Bilyk.

Closing the two day Super Seniors Tournament with a score of 73, Don Bilyk, a new SaddleBrooke resident, shot a combined two day gross score total of 145 (one over par) for a seven stroke win over second place gross score finisher Warren Stephens. Don was recognized for his excellent play at the tournament Awards…