Category: Sports

Quilt Covey in bloom

Back row, left to right: Kay Burrows, Sharon Krueger, Marjorie Mitchell (hidden), Liz Knaff, Paula Sween, Sharon Frank, Colleen Curran, Maryellen Mencimer and Sue Norris; front row: Carol Bisio, Pam Smith, Rosie Epler and Janice Roy

Colleen Curran The women of the Quail Creek Quilt Covey have long admired Sharon Frank’s stunning quilted jackets. Earlier this winter, Sharon offered to teach Covey members how to make the jackets. She called her teacher in New Hampshire, Janice Roy, for some tips and the pattern. Janice graciously suggested she come to Quail Creek…

QC9LGA Sweetheart Tournament

Colors of the day worn by all were pink and red. The ladies and their sweethearts planned the perfect day! Weather could not have been better as they left for their 1:30 p.m. shotgun out of the Madera Parking Lot headed for the Roadrunner Course. There were 72 players and it was a full field!…

Holes – In – One

Congratulations to Carol Clifford who had a hole-in-one on February 10 on the Roadrunner Course hole no. 6. Congratulations to Tommy Reid who got her first hole-in-one on February 18 at Sierra del Rio course in Elephant Butte. Carol Hocking gets her second hole-in-one in the New Year! It all happened on the Roadrunner course,…

Coming soon: The Copper Quail Classic celebrates America

This annual QCLGA 18 hole club member/guest tournament is coming April 20 and 21. The tournament co-chairs Cathy Nelms, Barbara Erickson and Susan Kuehn took a unique approach this year dividing America into ten regions and having raffle boxes representing each region. Club members have volunteered to fill the boxes with fun and interesting souvenirs…

Sweetheart Dinner 2016

Wally Ueberschar On February 11, the Men’s Nine Hole Golf League hosted a Sweetheart Dinner for wives and guests. The Sweetheart Dinner was a buffet style and everyone was treated to a wonderful selection. The Duffers had 123 in attendance for a wonderful evening. Our President Russ Sipe thanked our 2015 Board of Directors, committees…

Lady Putters start 2016 strong

Putters President Cathy Thiele (left), presents the Lowest Average Net Score plaque to Neila Kozel who maintained an average of 34.4 for 2015; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee At their first luncheon for 2016, 20 members of the Lady Putters were recognized for their achievements on the putting green. The ladies enjoyed a festive luncheon of a steak and wine salad and apple pie with whipped cream. After all had eaten, Wendy Van Dyke received a plaque for having the distinction…

Lady Niners host Par Tee on the Green

Patti Zatkin and Pat Crane, co-chairs

Several local ladies’ nine hole golf leagues will join the QCLN on Thursday, March 17 for our annual invitational. This year’s theme is Par Tee on the Green and our co-chairs are Patti Zatkin and Pat Crane (see photo). We have several committees working on the green details of this fun event. We expect at…

What governs golf at Quail Creek?

Skip and Dreama Fumia If you’ve ever asked yourself that question (What governs golf at Quail Creek?), you’ve also probably guessed that the answer is “it depends”—. As it turns out, a lot of life’s questions have an “it depends” answer. But let’s try to limit our scope of discussion to our golf question. What…

New members welcome to join Lady Putters

Whatever the weather (except heavy rain) throughout the year, the Lady Putters gather to challenge themselves on the putting green; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Throughout the year, the Lady Putters meets every Wednesday at the putting green for an hour of camaraderie and challenge, some with the hope of improving their score on the golf course. Each week they putt 18 holes amid laughter and encouragement from their teammates. Ladies are invited to try out the group…