Tag: golf

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…

Battle of the Sexes Correction

Left to right: Sylvia Butler, Grady Miller, Gloria Contreras, Tom Contreras, Carol Sheppard, and Bill Sheppard.

Chelsey Nakata, Editorial Assistant On the front cover of the December issue of the Crossing was an article titled “Lady Putters Finally Win Battle of the Sexes.” The caption underneath the published photo is incorrect, but is now printed correctly above. We regret the error.

Lady Putters Celebrate a Good Year on the Greens

The Board of Officers for 2020 for the Lady Putters was sworn in at the holiday luncheon. They include (left to right): Lynda Pilcher, Treasurer; Monte Hudson, Secretary; Vicki Mahr, Membership; Sharon Schoen, Vice President; and Janet Wegner, President; Photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee About 75 ladies attended the Lady Putters Holiday luncheon after putting on a brisk December morning. They enjoyed a meatloaf meal with a slice of holiday perfect pumpkin pie for dessert. At each place setting was a cleverly wrapped yet practical gift from the board with the message: Money is scarce and times…

Lady Putters Help Women Warriors

On behalf of the Lady Putters, Peggy McGee (left) presents a check for $200 to Karen Kuciver, founder of Women Warriors; Photo by Consuelo Williams.

Peggy McGee At a recent even, the Lady Putters held a raffle to support Women Warriors, a 501(c)(3) charity in Tucson that helps homeless, unemployed, and under employed female veterans with housing, clothing, counseling, and referral services.

QCMGA Men Embark on a New Season

Roger Oravetz The Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association is making plans for some great golf in year 2020. A new schedule includes 56 game days with various formats during the year. Included is the annual three-day invitational to be held from April 4-6. Players from other local clubs and clubs around the country will be…

Bewitched Fore Charity

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Terri Erickson On Oct. 31, the three Women’s Golf Associations of Quail Creek held their annual charity event to raise money for four local charities in Green Valley. The event was a huge success for the charities and the women participating. Attending and representing Friends in Deed were Madelline Sperry and Jan Morgan. Penny Pestle…

Lady Putters finally win Battle of the Sexes

Left to right: Nancy McDaniels, Lou Moultrie, Kathy Olbeter, Al Olbeter, Joyce Walton, and Yoshie Hennessy were on one of the teams that tied for first place; Photo by Jim Burkstrand.

Peggy McGee After being defeated seven years in a row, on a perfect weather day in November the Lady Putters finally beat their challengers in the annual Battle of the Sexes. Teams were evenly skilled in that two teams tied for 1st place. The first team with members Lou Moultrie, Nancy McDaniels, Yoshie Hennessy, Joyce…