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IMGA news and events

IMGA photo album

Bruce McCorkle IMGA Photo Album – Are you tired of seeing someone whom you’ve played golf with multiple times and saying, “Hi buddy, how are you doing?” (because you forgot his name)? For those of us who have difficulty connecting names with faces, we are creating an IMGA photo album which will be posted on…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Bill Saxton

Bruce McCorkle He was sitting on the curb with his mother, his sister and four suitcases. It was December of 1941, just after Pearl Harbor, and his family had been evicted from their apartment because his single mother had been laid off from her $18-a-week job. How did that youngster become a well-respected attorney who…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon – Publicity As I mentioned last month, the activity here at Ironwood Golf Club is hot and heavy. The Ironwood Cup completed play, and the flight winners are as follows: 1st Flight – Bruce McCorkle, 2nd Flight – Dale Bassi, 3rd Flight – Larry Birlin, 4th Flight – Paul Jordan, 5th Flight –…

IMGA Personality of the Month

IMGA Personality of the Month, Bruce McCorkle

John Concannon – Publicity I’m very happy to introduce my IMGA Personality of the Month, Bruce McCorkle. Bruce will be taking over as Publicity Chairman for IMGA, ending my 12-plus years of covering IMGA events and activities. Bruce was born in Denton, Texas, in 1949 but grew up in Breckenridge, Texas, a small town of…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon The 2016-2017 Season is in full swing with the Ironwood Cup about to wrap up. Results will be published in the next issue of the Splash. However, results can be viewed on the IMGA web page in another week or so. The annual Member/Guest tournament is scheduled for February 7. IMGA provided the…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon, Publicity I hope that you all had a very Merry Christmas and I wish you a happy and healthy New Year. As we enter 2017, the IMGA scheduled special events are rushing toward us starting with the 2016 Awards luncheon on January 11. It will start at 11:30 a.m. in the Ironwood Clubhouse.…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Eddy Renio

John Concannon, Publicity In a departure from the norm, I would like to feature not a playing member, but a person who has been an important part of Ironwood Golf Club’s success and a strong supporter of IMGA, Eddy Renio. Eddy was born in Augusta, Georgia, the last of 10 children. Because his father was…

IMGA personality of the month

Alan Gibbs

John Concannon, Publicity The year was 1946. War World II had ended and the world was at peace; Harry Truman was firmly in charge and a whole new era in suburban living was starting with the Levittown concept on Long Island. That was also the year during which Alan Gibbs was born in Marlboro, MA…

IMGA events and activities

John Concannon, Publicity As I start what I think is my 12th season of writing for IMGA, we are facing a lot of changes to our community in general and to the Ironwood Golf Club. I am sure that you are aware of the management changes to IronOaks. To date, the general consensus seems to…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon, Publicity The summer doldrums are upon us, especially with the Ironwood course being closed and nothing is actually happening. I’ve been told that the rework is on schedule, but, a recent report stating the 1st two holes of our course are complete, which would seem to me to be a little short of…