Category: Sports

Record set for Lady Putters

Julie admires her three trophies; the first Lady Putter to win all three categories in one time period, possibly in the history of the club. Photo by Roger Oravetz

Peggy McGee Every six-week period, a Lady Putter is recognized for having the lowest gross score, lowest net score and most holes-in-one. Generally this recognition is spread among three different putters, though on one occasion recently someone did garner two awards. But at the December 9 luncheon it was announced that Julie Daines got the…

Desert Duffers Thanksgiving donations

The Dessert Duffers

Wally Ueberschar On Thursday, November 19, Russ Sipe, John Peters, Ron Courson, Bill Trefethen, Ron Macuga, Frank Hewitt and John McPherson, representatives from the Men’s Nine Hole Golf League of Quail Creek, delivered 30 turkeys to the Anza Trail Middle School. Donations were accepted from the membership on November 10 and 17, giving the opportunity…

Quail Creek Ladies 18 Hole No Frills Member Guest

Flight 4 first place winners: Lynn Thomas and Diana Simmons

Terri Erickson The Quail Creek Ladies’ 18 Hole Golf Club held their annual No Frills Member Guest Event on December 10. Sixty-two women participated in a fun low net competition on the Quail and Coyote courses. The weather was fabulous! After a fun round of golf the ladies gathered at the Madera Clubhouse for drinks…

Lady Putters celebrate holiday

Left to right: Dorene Sims, Lou Moultrie and Mary Anderson are congratulated by Putters President Dee Waggoner (far right) for getting a hole-in-one on the Money Hole; photo by Sylvia Butler

With festive table settings befitting the season, 66 Lady Putters enjoyed a holiday luncheon to end the putting year. The election was held and Dee Waggoner thanked all the Putters for their support during her 26 months as president and shed a couple tears as she was presented a Circle of Hope silver pearl and…

Lady Niners celebrate annual winners

Jan Topolski sports Christmas attire.

On December 17, 2015, President Sharon Paxson and her hospitality committee hosted a luncheon for about 55 members of the Lady Niners in the Crystal Ballroom. The room was appointed with lovely centerpieces, a darling wine stopper at each place and a delicious meal prepared by our staff. Sharon announced several annual winners: Overall gross…

Lady Putters made holiday dinners extra special

Lady Putters stand behind one of the totes that were filled with groceries destined for the Food Bank; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Dressed in holiday attire, the Lady Putters arrived for their weekly putting with bags full of groceries to help the Green Valley/Sahuarita Food Bank clients prepare special dinners as they celebrated Christmas. In addition to grocery staples like cereal and peanut butter, the 220 pounds of food included cans of cranberry sauce, yams,…

Putting with the Pro

Golf Pro Joel Jaress raised his putter in victory when he got a hole-in-one on his 18th try; photo by Sylvia Butler

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters invited Golf Pro Joel Jaress to give them some putting tips to improve their scores. Joel putted first on the Money Hole with each of the 18 teams. The Money Hole is determined by those who set up the course believing it is the most difficult. It took Dorene Sims…

QCMGA Club champion