Category: Sports

Howard wins most exciting QCMGA Championship ever

Wally Howard won the 2019 QCMGA Championship in a sudden death playoff over Bob Larose on March 19. Howard and Larose tied with scores of 158 after 36 holes. By rule, they then went out and played a three-hole playoff to decide the winner. Some highlights of that playoff were Larose making par on the…

Quail Creek Tennis Club’s first tournament of 2019

The Quail Creek Tennis Club staged the first tournament of 2019 on Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. A club BBQ mixer was set up Friday evening. Sixteen women and 12 men participated in three rounds of doubles with points awarded for each game won. Scoring was no-ad with a seven-point tie break at…

Olbeters are QCVGA champs and Air Force wins the battle

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) held its annual “Battle of the Branches” and “Club Championship” event at Quail Creek on Saturday, March 23. With 76 golfers playing on a beautiful Saturday morning, it was a fun and spectacular event. The format is individual play from either the silver or copper tees,…

Garth Brooks tribute concert

Garth Brooks – Garth Tribute Live! is coming to the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom on Friday, June 7, 2019. A cash bar opens at 6:00 p.m. with showtime at 7:00 p.m. Ticket price is $27. This show is produced by TAD Management. Garth Tribute Live – Tribute to Garth Brooks is much more than your…

Red Cross Blood Drive set for May 19

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Silver Rooms. Registration generally begins 30 days prior to each drive. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or log on to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “Quailcreek.” The need is constant. The gratification is…

QC9LGA hosts MountainView/Preserve golfers

Alyce Mancini The QC9LGA hosted 30 MountainView/Preserve golfers for a Spring Fling No Frills Tournament on March 14. For the past three years these two 9-hole leagues have been alternating tournaments. On March 14, the wind and rain stopped and the day began with a clear blue sky and lots of sunshine and a slight…