Category: Sports

IMGA News and Events

Bruce McCorkle Flying Pigs Are pigs now flying? Did the swallows stop coming back to Capistrano? Did the Cardinals win the Super Bowl? Are Canada geese now flying North for the winter? Did Hell freeze over? Well, something is amiss in the universe, because for the first time in recorded history, the IMGA Ryder cup team…

News from Sun Lakes Tennis Club

Jerry Vance We were excited to hit the courts this Monday morning, but the rain said otherwise. Denis White and Dick Kane came out to check the puddles with me. Oh well, next week or maybe on Wednesday or Thursday this week. We had a great time at our holiday tournament on Dec. 14, then…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

IMGA Golfer of the Month, Bill Pender

Bruce McCorkle Canadian Bill Pender recently became a U.S. citizen and is the IMGA Golfer of the Month. Born in Toronto, Canada, Bill was the youngest of four. His construction worker father and stay-at-home mother created a stable environment where the kids could play and work with full family support. His youthful employment included shoveling…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters updates

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANewly-installed officers for 2020 are (left to right) Treasurer Camille Jasien, Secretary Kathi Bobek, Vice President Susan Gottschalk, President Phyllis Schager, and Advisor Pat Martin.

Susan Gottschalk Our annual holiday lunch was held on Dec. 6 in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. Cash and poinsettias were awarded to the lucky winners in the raffle drawing. Our raffle drawings at this and our spring luncheon allow us to donate to a few local charities. Monday Flight: 11/04. Kathi Bobek, Sherill…

Niners November Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity As we approach year’s end, the board members of the Niners, committee members, and game managers extend season’s greetings to all our members and their families. May 2020 bring us good health, happiness, wonderful memories, and great golf experiences. Hey, we have two new members: Waldo Downey, sponsored by David Mork; and…

SLLGA Stats

Judy Wegener Sun Lakes golf course is out of overseed, and the course is looking great! Despite cart path only and the occasional rainstorm, the ladies are excited to play. 11/12 Scram A Sham. 1st Debra Emerick, Judy Bray, Sharon Elliott, and Judy Cox; 2nd Brigette Charles, Betty Reagan, Arne Havens, and Betty Peer; 3rd…

Free Pickleball Walk-In Clinic on January 10

Irene D’Aloisio It’s a sport for all ages and all abilities and all levels of skill, and it’s the fastest-growing sport in North America. And if you are a Cottonwood or Palo Verde (CWPV) resident, the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood (SLPCC) would love to show you what all the excitement is about. You might…