Category: September 2017

All wired up in August

Carmen Murphy and Carol Langrehr

Cathy Hasson The Lapidary and Jewelry Club offered three classes in wiring: Marilyn Darcangelo’s Wire-Crochet Bracelet Class and Cathy Hasson’s Wire-Wrapped Cabochon Classes. Participants were Connie Duval, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, Carmen Murphy, Carol Langrehr, Kathy Guy, Barb Shelor, Sandy Veydt, Susan Branch, Nancy Riordon, Carrie Kuderna, Irena Birdsall and Cindy Mayron. Nice wiring, Ladies!

Prickly Pair Tournament results

Winning team of QCLGA ladies Prickly Pair in 2017

Tim Phillips The QCMGA and QCLGA battled for supremacy to win the ‘Prickly Pair Trophy’ – the one tournament that pits the women against the men – on August 3, 2017, for the sixth time. This year, we had 32 players from each side compete in a match play format that totaled points per hole…

Happy Birthday To You!

Didn’t receive your eBirthday card? Want to submit your name? Need to change or update your email address? Please contact Quail Creek Sunshine by email quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com or call or send a text 444-2575. A sign-up sheet is also available at the clubhouse in the Sunshine folder. 09/15: Jim Collins, Judy McCormick 09/16: Ardean Nickerson, Joan Harrison, Bruce…

Check your closets for upcoming VA clothing drive

Volunteers sort men’s clothing during last year’s drive. Photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn Time is drawing near for The Women of Quail Creek’s annual Clothing and Household Goods Drive to benefit the Tucson Veterans Hospital program for homeless and recently housed veterans. On Saturday, October 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Arts and Technology Center parking area, volunteers will be collecting and packaging donations…

Golf maintenance: a year round process

Robert Lewis, Green Committee The process of overseed is just around the corner. Once the winter grass is planted, however, one very important course maintenance function stops. That is the process of aeration. Aeration of our greens, fairways and teeing areas typically means puncturing the surface of the grass and on the greens, then applying…

Mark your calendar for the Heath Hyche Show on March 19, 2018

Get ready for The Heath Show! A one-man, high-energy, comedic adventure! The show, produced by TAD Management, will be presented Monday, March 19, 2018, in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. Showtime is 7:00 p.m., and the cash bar opens at 6:00 p.m. Heath uses stand-up comedy, quick-change costumes, original music, sound effects and cleverly-constructed props and…

The anatomy of a set-up

On her first time doing set-up, Alma Cavaletto attaches the money hole sign to the pin. Photo by Peggy McGee

Peggy McGee Every week, about 45 minutes before the Lady Putters’ start time, two ladies meet to do the set-up. Each week, it is a different pair who has volunteered for the job, often someone new to set up and an experienced “set-up pro.” The set-ups team’s mantra is, “If I don’t do well today,…

July 2017 Photo Contest winners: Landscapes

John O’Rourke’s first-place photo, Where the Buffalo Roam

Jim Burkstrand The Photo Club of Quail Creek continued into 2017 with its monthly members’ contest having a theme “Landscapes.” This month, it drew another large number of entries – we had 46 shots submitted by members, all of which can be seen on our Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/129343350@N08/albums/72157685565217993. John O’Rourke won first place with his…