Tag: golf

The state of our greens and plans for summer

Craig Parsons As of the first week of May the status of our non over seeded greens is good. This is not a universally accepted conclusion, of course. There is understandable dissatisfaction from residents who are accustomed to spending the warmer months in temperate places with cool weather grasses and coming to Quail Creek in…

Lady Niners hosts 5th Annual Junior Tournament

Winning foursome left to right: Alyce Mancini, Garrett Esry, Mia Mesa and Gloria Contreras

Deb Maloney May 1 was an eventful day for 18 young ladies and 18 young men from the fifth through eighth grades at Continental Middle School. These students joined 36 of Quail Creek’s Lady Niners for the highlight of the middle school’s golf program. The game for the nine hole round was a four person…

QC Niners host 2014 Robson Challenge

Left to right: Diane Averill, Joan Heinz, Tommy Reid, Patti Zatkin, Betty Barnes, Sally Abbott, Diane Hernandez, Cheri Sipe, Lee Schmidt, Freda Hyles, Jan Topolski and Bonnie Smith.

Deb Maloney The Quail Creek Lady Niners played host to the annual Robson Challenge Golf Tournament on March 26. Joining Quail Creek were teams of twelve from Mountain View, The Preserve, Eagle’s Nest and Tuscany Falls. The winning 2014 team was The Preserve from SaddleBrooke. Medalist for the day with the low gross score was…

QCMGA Member/Guest Invitational Tournament

Quail Creek resident Roy Barnes and his partner Art Warner from Sun City win the Harry Varden Flight at the recent Men’s Golf Association Member/Guest Invitational Tournament.

Sheldon Zatkin The Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association held its twelfth annual Member/Guest Invitational from Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11. The Tournament Planning Committee, headed by Phil Wickey, lined up over sixty sponsors for this event. The tournament had 66 two man teams playing in 11 flights. Player registration was held Tuesday afternoon…

QCLGA Southwest Spectacular

Overall Low Gross winners of the Southwest Spectacular: Mary Campbell-Jones and Nancy Quesenberry; Photo by Ken Haley

Terri Erickson The QCLGA (18 holers) held their annual member guest tournament on April 2 and 3 this year entitled the Southwest Spectacular. And spectacular it was! From the well organized golf tournament to the goody bags, raffle, lunch, southwest decor and gifts, it was an event to remember. The two day low gross, low…

What does the Green Committee do for non-golfers?

Skip Fumia Last month we discussed the organization of the Green Committee and how it serves the Quail Creek golfing community. This month we’ll briefly review how the activities of the Green Committee have an impact on our non-golfers as well. That is, how does the Green Committee benefit the community as a whole? As…

Desert Duffers 2014 Club championship and luncheon

Left, Bob Shumate, Dave Reilly and Desert Duffer President Frank Hewitt

Wally Ueberschar On April 1, 8 and 15 the Desert Duffers held their annual championship and concluded the event with awards and luncheon on April 17. This year David Reilly and Bob Shumate from Flight D tied for our 2014 Club Champion overall low net. Top winners from A, B and C Flights respectively are…

Niners and Putters team up!

Left to right: Sue Meeks, Diane Dodd, Mary Jo Schupman and Roxanne May. Mary Jo and Roxanne placed first in Flight A.

Deb Maloney The time was 9:00 a.m., April 24. The place was Quail Creek Coyote Course. The game was our favorite, golf. The team participants were one Lady Putter and one Lady Niner. The goal was to shoot the lowest score of the day, minus handicaps, with Niners hitting tee to green and Putters finishing…

Thank you, committee and donors

Southwest Spectacular Committee, left to right: Lynn Thomas, Beth Davis, Mary Lou Johnson, Dreama Fumia and Sherry Morris (co-chairs), Paula Scafuri and Cheryl Opsel; not pictured Susan Moberg

Dreama Fumia and Sherry Morris, co-chairs of the QCLGA member guest tournament, the Southwest Spectacular, would like to thank their committee: Lynn Thomas, Beth Davis, Mary Lou Johnson, Paula Scafuri, Cheryl Opsel and Susan Moberg for their wonderfully creative work. They would also like to thank the Pro Shop staff and JR Kies and Joel…