Tag: golf

Hue Spiegel scores an ace

Tom Dean Hue Spiegel, a full-time resident of Quail Creek, joined Tim Nelson and Tom Dean to play nine holes of golf on the Quail course. This was the day after spending five hours playing pickleball. On the second hole, after 50 years of playing golf, Hue got his very first hole-in-one on the par…

Good food, wine and many new friends at QCVGA event

Charlie Shultheis, Tom and JoAnn Haberer Tuesday evening, January 29, the second annual QCVGA Wine and Cheese Event was held at the Madera Clubhouse. Over 80 members, guests and spouses attended the party. Everyone enjoyed the beautiful food (and good wine!) prepared by the Madera staff. Live music was provided by Cyndy Gierada on the…

QCLGA members prepare for ‘Mardi Gras in the Valley’

Debbie Scott Mardi Gras in the Valley is presented by the Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association’s Copper Quail Classic! This two-day Member/Guest Tournament is slated for April 17 and 18, 2019. As you can imagine, we are looking forward to better weather and a full field of ladies. Guests from all over the country come…

Lady Putters just want to have fun

Peggy McGee It was indeed a great day in the neighborhood with beautiful weather when the three ladies golf clubs joined together for an afternoon of fun. Members of the Lady Niners and 18 Hole Women’s Golf Club teed off and got the ball down the fairway to the putting green. Then the Lady Putters…

Girls just want to have fun!

Terri Erickson Another fun event created by the Quail Creek Lady Putters, the Women’s Nine Hole Club and the 18 Hole Women’s Golf Club took place on January 24! The committee of women from each of the three clubs put together teams of three, made up of one niner, one 18-holer and a putter. The…

Putters open 2019 with an awards luncheon

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters hosted their first luncheon of 2019 on January 23 and welcomed the winter residents who had returned since their last luncheon. The ladies feasted on chicken Florentine topped off with a decadent chocolate mousse cake. Along with those members who are often recognized for their putting achievements were several newcomers,…

New Green Committee members and assignments

Robert Lewis, Chairperson First, I would like to introduce the new Green Committee Board members for 2019. I am Robert Lewis, and I have been elected by the new Green Committee Board to serve as Chairperson. The elected At-Large members include: Doug Detman, Vice Chairperson; Wally Howard, Communications; Bill Drozda, Finance and Ed Pope, Secretary.…

QCVGA opens registration for Battle of the Branches

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association is sponsoring the annual Battle of the Branches Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 23, 2019, playing the Roadrunner and Quail courses. The event is open to all players. The Battle of the Branches is an annual golf course battle (individual play, net scores) between veterans of the…

Lady Putters welcome new members

Peggy McGee Unless rain or snow precludes their being on the putting green, the Lady Putters meet throughout the year for camaraderie, to sharpen their putting skills and get a little exercise bending down to pick up their balls. Dues are $15 a year and there is a weekly putting fee of $1. The dues…