Tag: golf

Out for revenge

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Peggy McGee After losing to the men three years in a row, the Lady Putters began practicing for the annual Battle of the Sexes challenge in the heat of the summer. They are hoping to be the victors on Monday, October 23 when couples meet to compete. The cost is $8 per person, $16 per…

QCVGA tournament registration

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) has opened registration for the annual Veterans Day golf tournament to be held on Friday, November 10. This tournament is our primary fundraiser for the QCVGA’s charity work. Our charity activities include gift certificates/gift cards supporting the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing’s Family Readiness Program; the Fisher…

Quail Creek Ladies No Frills Member/Guest tournament

No Frills Member Guest Tournament participants

Terri Erickson The Quail Creek Women’s Golf Association (18 hole club) held its annual No Frills Member/Guest Tournament on September 7. Bonny Wilcox and Sherry Morris, co-chairs, welcomed the ladies at 7:15 Thursday morning as they gathered for the shotgun start. The game was a low net, low gross score of the foursome for each…

Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association continues support of the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing’s families

Charlie Shultheis As one of its missions, the Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) provides recurring, charitable support to a number of military-related activities in the Tucson area. Among those are the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing Family Readiness Program, the Fisher House at Tucson VA Health Center, United Way for Women Warriors, Military Officers Association…

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…

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…

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,…

Lady Putters celebrate the end of summer

Janet Wegner with Sharon Schoen and Jill Wibbenhorst recognized first time under 40; photo by Sylvia Butler

Cathy Thiele After a two-month break from celebrating their victories, the Lady Putters gathered together on August 16 for their final brunch of the summer. Prior to the meal, they met on the 18-hole putting green, where they once again braved the heat and humidity that goes with monsoon. They cheered when there was an…

Bewitched for Charity

Terri Erickson The three women golf organizations of Quail Creek came together to plan a fun event for all ladies in Quail Creek and an opportunity to give back to this community. The committee, with members from each of the organizations, The Putters, Niners and 18 Hole Club, have been busy planning the event for…