Tag: golf

Howard wins most exciting QCMGA Championship ever

Wally Howard won the 2019 QCMGA Championship in a sudden death playoff over Bob Larose on March 19. Howard and Larose tied with scores of 158 after 36 holes. By rule, they then went out and played a three-hole playoff to decide the winner. Some highlights of that playoff were Larose making par on the…

Olbeters are QCVGA champs and Air Force wins the battle

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) held its annual “Battle of the Branches” and “Club Championship” event at Quail Creek on Saturday, March 23. With 76 golfers playing on a beautiful Saturday morning, it was a fun and spectacular event. The format is individual play from either the silver or copper tees,…

QC9LGA hosts MountainView/Preserve golfers

Alyce Mancini The QC9LGA hosted 30 MountainView/Preserve golfers for a Spring Fling No Frills Tournament on March 14. For the past three years these two 9-hole leagues have been alternating tournaments. On March 14, the wind and rain stopped and the day began with a clear blue sky and lots of sunshine and a slight…

Lady Putters celebrate victories

Peggy McGee Because of wintry weather that caused putting cancellations, the Lady Putters only had five opportunities to putt and qualify for recognition instead of the usual six. There were eight ladies who scored a hole-in-one on the money hole, the hole considered to be the most challenging by those who set up the course…

Kathy Loken scores hole-in-one

Kathy Loken, Quail Creek snowbird from Loveland, CO aced the 8th hole March 3, 2019. Loveland neighbors Bill and Julie Mahaffy and husband, Lynn, witnessed the shot. The Bridgestone ball was part of a Christmas gift from her twin grandsons. The ace was made even better as Quail Creek resident, Pat Hendershott, witnessed the shot…

Lady Putters announce 2018 award winners

Peggy McGee At their March luncheon the Lady Putters announced the “stars” of 2018, those who had excelled in different areas. Awardees were Jan Ederle, Low Gross Score for Year, with a 34.67 and Fay Shapiro, Low Net score for the year of 29.20. Yoshie Hennessy got a whopping 64 holes-in-one. A new Quail Award,…