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Highlights from 15th annual QCMGA Member/Guest Invitation

The Shoot Out winners, left to right: Tom Brennan and Randy Aldrich with Invitational Chairman Tom Dunipace and Head Golf Pro Joel Jaress

Tom Dunipace The Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association held its fifteenth annual Member/Guest Invitational on Tuesday, April 25 through Thursday, April 27. The event concluded with an awards banquet the night of April 27 featuring live music from The Two of Us. Tim Phillips, president, thanked the Invitational Committee chaired by Tom Dunipace for their…

Lady Putters plan Christmas in July event

A challenge: Will the ladies beat last year’s donations? Photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Members of the Quail Creek Lady Putters are already thinking about Christmas, Christmas in July that is, to help the Green Valley Food Bank. They especially like to assist the less fortunate during the summer when donations to the Food Bank take a nose dive when so many leave the area to beat…

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…

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…

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…