Tag: golf

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…

Seeing Green

Peggy McGee They say that everyone is or wants to be Irish on St Patrick’s Day. The Lady Putters can attest to that. Many donned green apparel and special jewelry to celebrate the day.

A Celebration for Women April 30

JoAnn Haberer All Quail Creek residents are invited to attend a program honoring the 2018 recipients of The Women of Quail Creek’s High School and Women in Transition scholarships on Monday night, April 30. An informal gathering to meet with the young women and their families will begin at 6:15 p.m. followed by a program…

2018 Club Championship results

  Tim Phillips The Club Championships were played over a three-day period ending on March 20, 2018. This annual competition includes play from Gold tees, Silver tees and Copper tees. This is a gross score competition with the lowest score over three rounds the winner, except for the Copper Flight which is scored on a…

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…