Tag: Golf

SMGA Prepares for an Exciting New Year

Mark Miller You may already know that golfing on a regular basis can help provide a healthy mind and a healthy body. Experts believe golf can extend your life by offering exercise, as well as socialization. Golf exercises your heart naturally, lowering your risk of heart disease and other cardiovascular issues, as well as potentially…

SB Lady Niners and Men Niners Unite

Wanda Ross The SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and Men Niners joined together for a Niners Unite Tournament, which was held on July 18. It was a nice summer morning, mostly cloudy and cooler than many recent days. The group of 48 golfers played in a scramble format on the Tucson course. Men played from the yellow…

Men’s Niners Membership Campaign Begins October 23

James Wetegrove, Publicity Chairman Why Join the Men’s Niners? * To golf in a friendly setting with new or existing friends * Learn more about the game in an easy, nine-hole format * Experience competitive fun with other golfers in our community Who Can Join? Membership in the Men’s Niners is available to all male…

Verde Sputters Happenings

BK Koch Amid the sweltering temperatures that were bestowed upon us, Verde Sputters persevered. Summary of the games for July/August and the Sputters who braved the heat are as follows: On July 17 there were 17 Sputters braving the heat. Laurie Miller showed off her skills with a 39 and had two holes-in-one. Gail Mihm…

MPWGA Ladies Beat the Heat

Denise Cashmore The Ladies of the MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association (MPWGA) are enjoying many golf activities during this summer’s heat and, in many ways, find that perseverance is the way to play. Even the pros say that the heat affects focus, so staying hydrated and positive during a round is key. Tuesday play dates in…

SBWGA-18: Special Sponsor, New Faces, and Ace Day Winners

Shirley Hamann Every month, we thank our special sponsors in this publication. The one sponsor we don’t mention is an individual who is a member of the SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association (SBWGA-18), Sherry Fitzpatrick. Sherry donates beautiful glass vase trophies to the winners of all the major tournaments: Cactus Classic, Presidents Cup, and the Club…

MountainView Lady Putters: G is for Golf …

Marilyn Ginther Guest: During the July luncheon for the MountainView Lady Putters (MVLP), they were honored to have special speaker Linda Hampton, executive director of the Senior Village at SaddleBrooke “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” She shared a PowerPoint presentation regarding services available to SaddleBrooke residents. Senior Village has also been showcasing musical talent here in SaddleBrooke at…

Hole In One

Anne Jones Rochelle H. Davies What could possibly be better than a summer morning spent with friends on one of SaddleBrooke’s golf courses? Seeing the radiant smile light up your friend’s face when she realizes her first hole-in-one = priceless. On the morning of Aug. 18 on the par 3, 100-yard (blue flag) hole number 6…

Lady and Men’s Niners Unite

Wanda Ross The SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and Men’s Niners joined together for a Niners Unite Tournament, which was held on July 18. It was a nice summer morning, mostly cloudy and cooler than many recent days. The group of 48 golfers played in a scramble format on the Tucson course. Men played from the yellow tees,…

The Importance of Golf Lessons!

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg Most people are nothing if not lazy when it comes to practicing golf. Further, people are somewhat lackadaisical when it comes to taking lessons to improve their game. What is the point, they think, as they see their friends on the driving range with a pro. But perhaps their friends know something…