Tag: SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association

2020 Ryder Competition: SMGA vs. MPMGA

Matt Kambic Each year, 15 members from the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) along with one of their PGA members play a competition against the MountainView Preserve Men’s Association (MPMGA) with its 15 members and a PGA golf professional. This year’s competition was hosted by the SMGA. The first day of competition was conducted on…

New Members Are Welcome

Larry Byrd Why Join the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA)? *To play golf in a friendly setting with existing or new friends *To learn more about the game *To experience competition with other golfers Who can join? Membership in the SMGA is available to all male residents, renters, or lot owners of SaddleBrooke One and…

Golf in the Smoke or “Smokin Hot Golf”?

Golfers teeing off and playing with the smoke clouds and fire in the background (Photo by Fred Pilster)

Fred Pilster Hard to tell if we are playing golf in the smoke or “smokin hot golf”? As the Buckhorn fire continues to blaze all around SaddleBrooke, the golfers are learning to cope with the smoke and fire in the background. In spite of the fire and smoke, the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) played their monthly…

SMGA Member/Guest Tournament Victim of the Virus

Gan Avery and Fred Pilster The 29th annual member/guest tournament for the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA), the RoadRunner (RR) Tournament, was one of the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to be played in late April, the dining room closures, travel constraints, and need for social distancing soon made it apparent that the…

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 2015 Match Play Tournament results

J.R. Salladay, winner Flight 1

Gary Averett The 2015 SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association annual Match Play Tournament was completed on March 7 after four previous rounds of elimination from the initial field of 89 players. The Match Play is the only major SMGA tournament played in this format. It is a net only scoring event with matches conducted between two…

Dogpatch visits SaddleBrooke courses

July Aces

Kathy DeMerritt The hot July weather did not deter the spirits of the Dogpatch clans on July 22. The Yokums, Polecats, Shmoos and Moonshiners had a great time on and off the course thanks to the efforts of co-chairs Debra Finn and Molly Fullerton. Yokum 1st place winners: Beaver Simpson, Debbie McMullin, Jerry Back and…