Tag: IMGA

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…

IMGA news and scores

  Bruce McCorkle Ironwood Cup Champions The three-week Ironwood Cup Tournament results are in! Dan Strafalace is the Ironwood Cup Champion for 2018. He narrowly pulled out a victory with a two-stroke lead. Flight winners were Flight 1: Mike Scroggins; Flight 2: John Skoworn; Flight 3: Larry Birlin; Flight 5: Ben Brown; Flight 6: Joe…

IWLN news and events

  Nancy Davis, Publicity 2018 Executive Board: Members of the 2018 Executive Board are President Denise Fleshner, Vice President Judy Thompson, Treasurer Rachel Enloe and Secretary Nancy Heberling. Thank you, ladies, for retaining these positions in 2018, and we look forward to your continued leadership and another great year of golf. Ironwood Lady Niners standing…

IMGA news and events

  Bruce McCorkle Message from Ross Buckendahl – Head Golf Course Superintendent Starting on or about January 12 and for approximately 60 days, the tee boxes on hole #1 at Ironwood will be moved up to about 150-190 yards from the front of the green. Cart traffic will be diverted to the right side of…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Bruce McCorkle In the mid-morning hours of February 22, 1967, a task force from the 173rd Airborne Brigade jumped into history by making the first United States combat parachute assault in the war against the enemy in South Vietnam – and the first such assault since the Korean War. Paul Dinardo made that jump and…

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…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle Congratulations to our 2017 IMGA Tournament Champions: * Club Champion – Larry Horner * Super Senior Club Champion – Don Noble * Ironwood Cup – Bruce McCorkle The 2017 Club Championship is now “in the books” with Larry Horner winning the title by a three-stroke margin in a tight race to the finish.…

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…