Tag: golf

Desert Duffer Club Championship

  David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) just completed their annual club championship tournament. This was played over three weeks on each of the three courses with one round on March 6, the second round on March 13, and the final round on March 20, followed by an awards…

Putters plan Moonlight Madness

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will hold their annual Moonlight Madness competition on Tuesday, May 1. Check-in will take place between 7:00 and 7:15 p.m. with putting beginning around 8:00—after the full moon is up. During this competition, the ladies use their regular putting clubs but instead of a golf ball, they use a lighted…

Update: Golf course maintenance – A year-round process

  Robert Lewis, Green Committee In the September 2017 issue of the Quail Creek Crossing it discussed aeration and the importance in conducting a year-round aeration program. The United States Golf Association (USGA) has established recommendations for the frequency for aeration (year-round requirement). Over seed reduces the frequency normally required for traditional aeration. This means for…

Putters 1, Pro 0

  Peggy McGee It was the day the Lady Putters had long awaited. Joel Jaress, Quail Creek’s Golf Pro, was joining them for putting to give the ladies some tips on how to read the green. Each team had five ladies and Joel gave pointers to each of the 18 groups. With each group he…

I’ll be your Valentine

  Peggy McGee Valentine’s Day fell on a Wednesday this year and the Lady Putters went all out to celebrate. There were four Valentine’s Day hole-in-one (AKA money hole) winners on Hole No. 14: Yoshie Hennessy, Frances Martin, Janet Wegner and Coreen Williams. In honor of the special day, the Putters gave some extra awards…

2018 President’s Cup results

  Tim Phillips The President’s Cup was played over a three-day period ending on February 13, 2018. This is a multi-flight competition where the winner is the player with the lowest overall net score for three 18-hole rounds regardless of which flight in which they played. A field of over 80 players began the competition.…

QCVGA planning the annual Battle of the Branches Golf Event

  Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association is sponsoring the annual Battle of the Branches Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 31, 2018. The Battle of the Branches is an annual golf course battle (individual play, net scores) between veterans of the various military branches. Contestants in the Battle must be QCVGA members with…

It’s almost here!

  Terri Erickson Casino de Quail is coming next month, and it will be fabulous! The QCLGA’s member/guest tournament is April 18 and 19 and the committee has been busy creating a good time for all. Sherry Morris and Kandi Roy are the decorating committee and have created the fun casino theme. There will be…

Quail Creek Holiday Parade highlights

Anita Fisk More than 40 golf carts, motorcycles, antique cars and trucks participated in the annual Quail Creek Holiday Parade held on December 7. Decorated with strings of twinkling Christmas lights, silver bells and colorful ornaments, the parade, led by the local Green Valley Fire Department, slowly traversed the community to the enjoyment of residents…