Tag: golf

Summer Golf Course Maintenance Initiative

  Robert Lewis, Green Committee A very interesting question was asked at the March Green Committee Meeting. The question was, “What recommendations have we implemented from previous golf course studies?” One example was to implement the counterclockwise spinal brushes on all green mowers providing a smoother putting surface after cutting. The most current study, by…

Putters announce two new leaders

Peggy McGee Although she said it broke her heart to have to do so, Frannie Vanselow recently announced her resignation as Vice President due to health reasons. Sharon Schoen, who had been Scorecards and Chips Chair, agreed to serve out the remainder of Frannie’s term of office. Saville Gardner stepped up to the plate and…

QCLGA Junior Tournament

  Cheri Sipe, President, QC9LGA For the tenth year, the QC9LGA (Ladies 9-Hole League) hosted 18 boys and 18 girls from the Continental Middle School for the Junior Tournament on March 29. Each team consisted of two students and two ladies in a 4-person scramble. To prepare for the tournament the 6th, 7th and 8th…

Putters visit MountainView

  Peggy McGee Forty-four Lady Putters boarded a bus at Quail Creek at 7:30 a.m. on April 16 for the approximately one-hour trip to SaddleBrooke for a friendly competition with the Mountainview Lady Putters. The course presented some unique challenges being different in layout from the greens the “blue team” is used to. To present…

16th annual Member Guest invitational results

  Tim Phillips For the 16th year, the QCMGA hosted the Member Guest Invitational Tournament run from April 4 through April 6, 2018. Chuck Stensrud took on the chairmanship for the fourth time. He and his committee provided an interesting venue that included five nine-hole matches, tee gifts chosen by the participants from a wide…

Putters do more than putt

  Peggy McGee The Lady Putters are often thought of as a purely fun-loving group, but behind the laughter there are hearts of gold. Over the years the Lady Putters have sponsored two food drives annually to support the Green Valley Amado Community Food Bank. At their Moonlight Madness and Battle of the Sexes events,…

Putters venture out of Quail Creek to keep on putting

  Peggy McGee The putting green was recently closed to the Putters because of the Men’s Golf Association Member/Guest tournament. But that didn’t deter those ladies who really enjoy the camaraderie of putting. Thirty Lady Putters went to Triple Play, a local sports venue that offers batting cages, arcade games, a pool table, and bean…

Summer schedule for Putters

  Peggy McGee Now that hot weather has reached us in earnest, the Lady Putters are on their summer schedule. Check-in takes place between 7:45 and 8:15 with putting beginning promptly at 8:30. Despite the hot weather there are dress restrictions in effect. No tank tops, halter tops or short shorts are allowed. Ladies are…

New Putters set some records

  Peggy McGee After their putting session, the Lady Putters adjourned to the Ballroom for a short business meeting and lunch. The group welcomed Suzan Bryceland as the new Sunshine Lady, the one who sends sympathy and get-well cards to members who have lost a loved one or who are suffering from injuries or illness.…

March Madness – Holes-in-one at Quail Creek

  Tim Phillips The Month of March has seen an unprecedented flurry of holes-in-one at Quail Creek. A total of four holes in one were recorded by men with one man snaring his second hole in one in one month – Shel Zatkin! He depleted the HIO fund with his first ace in February. Here…