Category: Sports

Upcoming tournaments

It is time to get the tennis rackets out for another season of tennis for fun and competition. Sun Lakes will take on Cottonwood on Saturday, October 27. Our monthly meeting will be on November 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the clubhouse. On November 17, we will have our Welcome Back Tournament. On Saturday, December…

Relishing Pickleball

  David Zapatka The Bainbridge Cup, similar to the Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup in golf, was held in conjunction with the Italian Open in Montesilvano, Italy, in July. One hundred fifty players from 16 countries participated in the tournaments. USAPA board member and friend Pat Murphy was responsible for setting up 188 matches so…

Young Realty wins summer softball title

  Larry Wolfe The Young Realty team, managed by Rick Oien, won the Senior Softball Summer League title with a record of 25-15. Manager Doug Friesen’s Farmers Insurance squad finished a close second, while Manager Randy Peterson’s Robson Ranchers finished third. Manager Kim Whitney’s A-1 Golf Cart team placed fourth, while Manager Jim Leckner’s State…

Wanted: Sun Lakes Country Club HOA#1 pickleball players

Come join “One Fun Club,” Sun Lakes Country Club Pickleball Club. SLCCPC encourages and promotes a fun and social atmosphere where club members of all skill levels can enjoy playing pickleball, meet new friends, improve skills and socialize. Pickleball is a fun, easy sport to learn! Throughout the year, we offer introductory lessons and clinics.…

Get to know the Oakwood Lady Niners

  “Get to Know Us” – The Oakwood Lady Niners will be hosting a coffee/tea/cookies on Tuesday, November 6, at the Oakwood Pro Shop starting at 9:30 am. We welcome all who have played with us previously and all who want to “get to know us.” For any questions about this get-together, call Reggie Wegman…

Two hole-in-ones for PVLGA players

Liz DeMichael The Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) play in September was great fun, made even sweeter by two holes-in-one. Read further to see who made them. 9/04. Pro’s Choice. Only nine holes counted toward the final score in the Pro’s Choice Tournament. But the nine holes were selected by the Club Pro before…

IMGA announcements

  Bruce McCorkle Welcome Back Now that summer has ended, the snowbirds and those of us who travel during the summer are trickling back to our lovely winter sanctuary. Having been gone for the last four months, I was personally impressed with the condition of the courses and grateful for having the opportunity to live…

Softball player profile:  Kurt Carmichael

Larry Wolfe Now that Jonathan Goldsmith, the bearded, debonair, “most interesting man in the world” who touted Dos Equis beer has retired, a suitable replacement might be our own Kurt Carmichael. Talk about interesting… Kurt’s real-life exploits would fit right into those commercials that featured daring and unusual feats by that other “most interesting man.”…