Category: June 2017

Billards Club announces new membership drive and exciting programs

Dick Sussman Are you interested in casual billiard games with friends and visitors or participating in organized sessions and tournaments (or interested in our instructional programs for all skill levels – especially beginners/intermediates)? If so, we heartily invite you to join the Quail Creek Billiards Club. It is QCBC’s desire to provide the best available…

Putters celebrate the full moon

The full moon shown over the putting green; photo by Jim Burkstrand.

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters gathered under the light of the silvery moon to take part in the annual Moonlight Madness festivities. The eerie glow from the necklaces, putters, the holes and special glow-in-the-dark golf balls were all that illuminated the putting green that evening. There was a small flashlight attached to the clipboard holding…

Wooden toys bring smiles to children

45 wooden toys were donated to the Tucson Medical Center Hospital.

Sam Densler In May the TMC CMN Toys subgroup of the Quail Creek Woodcrafters delivered another 45 wooden toys to the Tucson Medical Center hospital for donation to children spending time in the hospital. This delivery of handmade wooden toys included cars, trucks, planes, see-saws, puzzles, tic-tac-toe games, lacing leaves and cradles. This time the…

Putters and 18 Hole Golfers join forces

Peggy McGee On Wednesday, June 21 the 18-hole women’s golf group will join the Putters for a morning of putting only. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with putting starting at 8:00 a.m. After putting the group will share a Continental Breakfast on the patio where they will enjoy mini Danishes, fruit, coffee and iced…

Tiniest Patriots Baby Shower a huge success

Diane Quinn Twenty-nine military families have a lot of new items to share with their new bundles of joy. From diapers to clothing and just about everything in between, young moms and dads affiliated with the 162nd Wing of the National Guard in Tucson took home hundreds of items for their newborns. For several months…

Diamondbacks bus trips

Listed below is our 2017 Arizona Diamondback scheduled games. This year’s bus trips will be on Sundays and game time is 1:10 pm. The bus will board in the Madera Clubhouse parking lot at 10:00 a.m.; plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early so we can leave at the scheduled time. Game tickets will…

Lady Putters welcome spring

Left to right: Janet Wegner holds the Low Score plaque while Wendy Van Dyck holds the Coveted Quail. Cathy Thiele shows off the crystal golf ball for the most holes-in-one; photo by Sylvia Butler

Peggy McGee On the first day of their summer schedule, the Lady Putters were greeted by sunshine, warm but not too hot, temperatures and singing birds as they headed for the putting green. After a fun time putting, the ladies adjourned to the clubhouse for their first brunch of the year. After a brief business…

Pace of play

Robert Lewis, Green Committee Slow play at the Quail Creek Country Club Golf Course has been a long-standing problem. It has been approached in a number of different ways, by many different committees, but the problem stills exists. The impact of slow play, in particular to those following the slow players, leaves the field frustrated…