Tag: golf

Putters celebrates Christmas in July

Peggy McGee Thirty-five Lady Putters brought joy to the hearts of the Green Valley/Amado Food Bank Staff with their outpouring of donations to support the food bank whose shelves often run bare during the heat of the summer. Ladies dressed in red and green and sporting holiday jewelry brought in 93 lbs. of groceries and…

Putter Patter group moves to new location

Putter Patters ladies pause before they start talking about how putting went; photo by Marshall Wake.

Peggy McGee With the closure of The Grill, the Putter Patter group lost their meeting place. After a one-week’s break, they found a new location in the relocated Oasis Room, now called the Madera Grill Bar/AKA Gold Room. The group meets immediately after putting each week to catch up on personal news, share travel adventures…

Vicki Mahr receives Putters Award

Left to right: Vicki Mahr is all smiles as Putters President Cathy Thiele presents her with the Coveted Quail Award. Vicki had a low net score of 32.5 for the May through June timeframe. This is the first time in her 10 years as a Putter that Vicki has ever won an award; photo by Peggy McGee.

Left to right: Vicki Mahr is all smiles as Putters President Cathy Thiele presents her with the Coveted Quail Award. Vicki had a low net score of 32.5 for the May through June timeframe. This is the first time in her 10 years as a Putter that Vicki has ever won an award; photo by…

Golf practice range improvement project, Phase III

Robert Lewis, Green Committee The Golf Practice Range Improvement Project (New Cart Staging Area), Phase II, was completed in late June 2017. If you remember, Phase I was the leveling of the practice tee area. This project has been two years in planning and the culmination of numerous Green Committee working group ideas and discussions…

Lady Putters earn more awards

Joyce Walton holds the Crystal Golf Ball plaque flanked by Diane Dodd (left) and Yoshie Hennessy. Each will be able to take the plaque home for three weeks to show it off to family and friends; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee With the heat, attendance was sparse at the putting session on June 7. Most teams had only three players who showed a lot of enthusiasm and shared many laughs — and a few groans — when the ball did not cooperate! After putting, the ladies adjourned to the coolness of the clubhouse for…

QCMGA Individual Match Play Tournament results

Left to right: Ron Parle Flight 6, Rick Sutton Flight 5, Larry Laughman Flight 3, Wally Howard Flight 1, Bill Hoppe Flight 2 and Jerry Hutcheson Flight 4

Tim Phillips The QCMGA offers only two match play events during its schedule. The first of these events was held on June 13, 15 and 20. This was an individual match play – mano a mano. There were six flights of eight players with flights decided by ranking in handicaps from lowest to highest. The…

QCLGA hosts 3-man shamble

With this excessive record breaking heat upon us, the Tournament Committee decided a three-man team playing in a shamble would facilitate a much faster game. So 42 ladies formed their teams and braved the heat for another fun day for the QCLGA.

Superintendent’s Revenge—New twists in 2017

Revenge 1: David Ray, Jim Hart and Tommy Murray study tee markers that have found their way onto this green as immovable obstacles.

Tim Phillips The 17 teams assembled for the fourth edition of the Superintendent’s Revenge were surprised at 7:25 a.m. to have Superintendent JR Kies announce that there would be “obstacles” to overcome on some of the greens this year to make the competition even more difficult. These were not moveable obstacles but ones to be…