Tag: Desert Duffers

Desert Duffers Aids Families in Need

Thomas Sharples Through the tenth annual fundraising event, the Quail Creek Desert Duffers Golf Association was able to make holiday contributions to local service agencies. Contributions by membership was able to provided donation to the Green Valley Food Bank and the Sahuarita Food Bank, a newer service agency. The Sahuarita Food Bank has grown over…

The Desert Duffers Thanksgiving donations aid families in need

From left to right: Duffer President Ed Pope, past President John Peters, past President Bill Trefethan, District Superintendent Roxana Rico, past President Ron Courson, Duffer Donation Coordinator Ron Macuga, and Director of Student Services Steve Lane.

The Desert Duffers have continued their annual tradition of fundraising for 2019. Donations are collected prior to Thanksgiving and used to provide holiday turkeys for families in need in the Continental School District. Duffers Fundraising Coordinator, Ron Macuga, worked closely with the school and district administration who coordinates distributing the turkeys to families who would…

Putters and Duffers met for a morning of fun

There was a three-way tie between Cathy Thiele (left), Cathy Leary, and Sung Whitehead, with each scoring three holes in one. They each went home with an extra $10 in their pockets. Photo by Jim Burkstrand.

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters and the Quail Creek Duffers met on the Putting Green on Aug. 28 for some friendly competition. In typical Putters fashion, there were several fun holes—AKA obstacle holes. After putting the teams enjoyed sharing stories of how they conquered the obstacles while waiting for the announcement of the winners. There were…

Desert Duffers travel to Casa Grande

Ed Pope On May 9 and 10, the Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Association (Desert Duffers) held their 11th annual overnight golf trip to Casa Grande. This event has proven year after year to be one of the Duffers’ signature off-sight events. A total of thirty-two Duffers attended this year’s outing based at the…

The spirit of the Desert Duffers in action

  David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) once again showed their willingness to help others with their annual Easter Ham Donations. In the two weeks prior to Easter, before the Duffers shotgun tee times, donations from the Duffers were accepted for this annual event. This allowed the Duffers to…

Desert Duffer Club Championship

  David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) just completed their annual club championship tournament. This was played over three weeks on each of the three courses with one round on March 6, the second round on March 13, and the final round on March 20, followed by an awards…

Desert Duffers hold volunteer appreciation dinner

  David Larson, Quail Creek Desert Duffers On January 25, the Desert Duffers hosted an appreciation dinner for the 30 volunteers that allow this to be a premium golf club, and also to show appreciation to their wonderful wives who support their men to play golf as the Duffer motto states, “Golf is a game,…

The spirit of the Desert Duffers – in action

  David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) once again showed their willingness to help others. Annual Turkey Donation: In the two weeks prior to Thanksgiving, before the Duffers shotgun tee times, donations from the Duffers were accepted for this annual event. This allowed the Duffers to purchase 30 turkeys…

Desert Duffers signature overnight golf outing

The Duffers and their wives get ready to play at the Capital Canyon Golf course in Prescott, Arizona.

David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) this year went to Prescott, Arizona for this signature event. Under the excellent chairmanship of Duffer Howard Rosenberg and his wife Gloria it was a resounding success. This year’s event ran from October 8 through 10 and included the wives. There were 57…

Desert Duffers/Lady Niners tournament

David Larson On August 31, the annual “Niners – Duffer Tournament” took place with a 7:30 shotgun for the 13 foursomes who played. The golf course and the weather were great and the golfers were incredible. Over half the groups posted scores of five and six under par for this “Best Ball Scramble”; however, par…