Tag: golf

Putters and Duffers met for a morning of fun

There was a three-way tie between Cathy Thiele (left), Cathy Leary, and Sung Whitehead, with each scoring three holes in one. They each went home with an extra $10 in their pockets. Photo by Jim Burkstrand.

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters and the Quail Creek Duffers met on the Putting Green on Aug. 28 for some friendly competition. In typical Putters fashion, there were several fun holes—AKA obstacle holes. After putting the teams enjoyed sharing stories of how they conquered the obstacles while waiting for the announcement of the winners. There were…

Lady golfers ready to support four local charities

Peggy McGee The three ladies golf clubs, the Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association, the 9-ers, and the Putters have put the final touches on the Bewitched Fore Charity event on Oct. 31. Application forms are available in the pro shop as well as the clubhouse. The event is also open to non-golfers and those who only want to…

Putters summer schedule continues

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will continue their summer schedule of putting every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., even after the over-seeding is completed. They will begin their winter schedule on Nov. 6, with a 10:00 a.m. start. Check-in time starts 30 minutes before start time. Ladies are invited to join the Putters at any time of…

Women prevail at annual Prickly Pair Tournament

Jacquie Owens On a hot sunny day, 60 players from the Quail Creek 18-hole ladies and men’s golf associations met to play the annual Prickly Pair Tournament. Thirty men and 30 women paired off and headed out to their respective holes for a lively match-play competition! In the end, team scores were totaled and were…

Ladies golfing groups plan another benefit for charity

Peggy McGee The three ladies golf groups (Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association, the Niners, and the Putters) will be hosting their third annual golf charity event, Bewitched Fore Charity, on Thursday, Oct. 31. The planning committee selected three new charities, all in the local area. Hands of a Friend, which supports victims of domestic abuse, will…

Justine Lewis is QCLGA First Tee representative

Justine Lewis has stepped up to the “tee box” and volunteered to be the Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association First Tee representative. Thank you, Justine! Did you know that we can donate clubs, shoes, bags, and balls to the First Tee? The First Tee prefers to have golf balls bagged in plastic grocery bags. At…

Quail Creek Ladies Golf Interclub competition

Seven teams gathered in Quail Creek for the interclub finale.

Terri Erickson The Quail Creek Ladies 18-hole Golf Club hosted the grand finale of the Green Valley Interclub 2019 season on Aug. 8. This competition consisted of seven clubs in the Green Valley area and has been recorded as far back as 2001. The interclub season runs from May to August, with each team hosting a…

Lady Putters have a busy summer

Getting five or more holes-in-one in one session were (front row, left to right): Yoshie Hennessy, Sylvia Butler, Barbara De Lange, Suzan Bryceland and (back row) Janet Wegner. Photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Despite the heat, the Lady Putters have come out in larger numbers this summer than ever before. They experimented with starting at 8:00 a.m. instead of 8:30 a.m. but will go back to the 8:30 a.m. start time beginning Aug. 14. Their summer brunch featured an egg salad-stuffed croissant and refreshing fruit salad,…