Tag: golf

April PVLGA Results

Christine Lecoutre Pandemic or heat wave could not deter our PVLGA lady golfers. Val Verbeck even had a hole-in-one on number 6. Congratulations, Val! Of course, the bar was closed, so we will have to wait to celebrate properly. The President’s Cup was played as planned on April 21 and 28. The results follow, as…

CMGA April Results

Buddy Meola Golf continued to be played using the social distancing recommendations of the Arizona governor and health officials. Many of our Canadian members had departed for home, so the fields were smaller but just as competitive. April 4 was the Ace of Aces Qualifier. The Low Gross and Low Net scores from each flight…

PVMGA Results for April Golf

Jim Roberts, Publicity With April came the continuation of the COVID-19 precautions with the challenges for social distancing. Everyone was able to use their own golf cart, but there were no shotgun starts, so it took most of the day to get all of the game participants’ rounds completed. But we still had a great…

Men’s Niners Golf, April 2020

Jim Wegman, Publicity Gentlemen, we have experienced a most unique month in the history of the Niners. The league played no tournaments due to COVID-19 restrictions. Some of our members did get out for golf on Ironwood or Oakwood courses, via the Chelsea requests for tee times. No shotgun starts were permitted. Utilizing the Arizona…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners Playday Results

Sheila Barton League play for the 2019/20 golf season kind of fizzled out at the end of April for the Sun Lakes Lady Niners. Even though we were practicing “safe golf,” some chose to stay safe at home. There will be no organized play from May l through Oct. 31, but you can still play…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

Dick Winkelman, IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bruce McCorkle The Nazis invaded Poland, The Wizard of OZ premiered in Hollywood, gas cost 10 cents per gallon, and Richard (Dick) Winkelman was born in his parents’ bedroom in Belleville, IL. Dick is the IMGA Golfer of the Month for March. Born into a working-class family with his dad working in a munitions plant in…

Cottonwood Lady Niners Turn 25!

Lorri Morgan, Publicity The Cottonwood Lady Niners are celebrating a big birthday this year. Twenty-five years ago, about 60 ladies began what has become home to about 130 lady golfers. Scrapbooks in the Pro Shop reveal that in the first year, Jean Watson (January 1995) was State Medallion winner for the Niners, and this year,…

Golf to Help Veterans in Need

Jim Treacy East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, is sponsoring their Seventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit our Arizona service members. The tournament is on April 3, 2020, at the Oakwood Country Club. It is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Check-in is 7 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. You will…