Category: Sports

Men’s Oakwood Golf Association

Handover of Oakwood/Cottonwood Traveling Trophy

Bob Greene, Publicity I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the Director of Tournaments for MOGA, Mr. Aki Yasuda. Aki and his wife have lived in Sun Lakes for the past six years, and he has been the director for the past five years. He says he’s been playing golf “for…

CLGA news and scores

CLGA President Maryland Breit

Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA Combo event on April 13 are as follows – Flight 1: 1st Cathy Bass, 2nd (tie) Marylana Breit and Mary Nelson; Flight 2: 1st Nancy Gahn, 2nd (tie) Sandy Worden and Judy Onken; Flight 3: 1st Virginia Diers, 2nd (tie) Molly Westgate and Jan Martin; Flight 4: 1st Tammy…

OLNGA Special Award winners

Club Championship winners (left to right) Sheila Bossio, Phyllis Madison, Cora Levensky and Joyce Parker

On April 18, the Oakwood Lady Niners Golf Association announced the winning players in three different areas for 2017: The State Medallion Club winner for Low Gross score was Pat Stead, while Linda Liberti won for Low Net. Our Club Championship winners were also announced: Overall Club Championship winner was Joyce Parker, and winning in…

Coming fall 2017 – Southeast Valley Tennis League

Christine Terechenok Our goal is to create a fun, healthy tennis activity to add to a club’s schedule of events. It is a unique, competitive play against other clubs. Details: 8-12 members per team 2 men’s doubles 2 women’s doubles 1 mixed doubles Each team supplies balls Entry: $5.00 per person Playoffs: four highest teams…

PVMGA tournament results

Bob Armstrong, Publicity So, once again, at high noon on May 9, the members of the Palo Verde CC and the Cottonwood CC were treated to a demonstration of golf played well when our assistant pros competed in a “Skins Game,” this time held at the CWCC course. The winner of the event was our…

OLGNA June news

Cottonwood/Oakwood Lady Niners mixer

Molly Bergesen On April 11, our Oakwood Niners group welcomed 24 from the Cottonwood Lady Niners; this was organized by Julie Schneider, who is a member of both Cottonwood/Oakwood groups. A total of 57 ladies played. It was a beautiful morning for our “mixer.” We started with breakfast snacks, then we all headed out to…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Danny Smith, IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bruce McCorkle “It’s been a life accented by wonderful memories and good fortune, but also great tragedy,” recounts Danny Smith, our IMGA Golfer of the Month. Born in 1948, he grew up in a modest neighborhood only a few blocks from Grosse Pointe, the mansion-filled suburb of Detroit on Lake Sinclair where the automotive elite…

IMGA news and events

IMGA and Sun Lakes 1 Home and Home Champions Ed Norris, Joe Rizzi, Chris Bell and Jon Kelley

Bruce McCorkle Congratulations to the IMGA/Phase 1 Home and Home Champions – 1st Place: Ed Norris, Joe Rizzi, Chris Bell, Jon Kelley. The Home and Home with Phase 1 was well attended, and a good time was had by all. Hole-in-One: Bob Deken got a hole-in-one on No. 10 during IMGA play. Congratulations, Bob! Weekly…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters

Sun Lakes Lady Putters

Susan Gottschalk Our 20th anniversary season has ended. It’s time to enjoy summer and look forward to next season starting the last week in October. Watch for the new season news in the October Splash. Monday Flight: 4/10. Teri Danaher, Sharon Darnell, Norma Marsh, Betty Perry 4/17. Betty Perry 4/24. Jean Cohen, Sharon Darnell, Bea…