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IMGA personality of the month: Jack Holder

Jack Holder

John Concannon The April Personality of the Month is long time resident of Sun Lakes, Jack Holder. Jack was born in Gunter, TX, a small town 35 miles from Dallas. His family moved to Profitt Community, a small farming community 56 miles south of Wichita Falls. Jack attended New Castle High School where he played…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon, Publicity It seems like it was just yesterday that it was so quiet around the clubhouse that it seemed like a long day on the western front. Now, all of a sudden there is so much activity that it seems like the landing on D Day. The annual Member/Guest Tournament was a grand…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Jim Poole

John Concannon, Publicity My subject for this Splash issue Personality of the Month is Jim Poole. I met Jim for the first time at his home in Ironwood and came away in awe of one of the most diverse sportsmen I have met in Sun Lakes. Jim was born in Nashville, TN, but early on moved…

IMGA news and events

Pictured (left to right) President B. Beltz, Vice President Steve Westhoff and Treasurer Dan Yonker (Secretary G. McIntyre missing).

John Concannon, Publicity Wow, just another few days and there will only be 11 months until the New Year. It’s getting scary just how fast time is flying by. The new IMGA Board of Directors held its first meeting of the New Year, and although we have lost the services of John Skoworn, Steve Westhoff…

IMGA news and events

TJ Jones accepting Ryder Cup Trophy

John Concannon, Publicity The initial Ryder Cup event was completed in November and I have yet to hear a negative comment about it. Almost to the man, the players that I talked to about the event had a grand time. The format and the playing at two different courses really made the event the success…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon, Publicity The summer heat is gone, the golf course has been overseeded and the cart path only restriction has ended, so welcome to another fine season of golf at Ironwood Golf Club. Joe Mandour, our Grounds and Greens Chairman, indicates that the course, with a few minor exceptions, is in wonderful shape. By…

IMGA person of the month – Max Spencer

John Concannon, Publicity As this month’s IMGA Person of the Month it is my pleasure to present Max Spencer. Whether it is the easy going, laid back demeanor on the course or his unique gait while walking the streets of Ironwood, Max is a familiar member of IMGA. He was born on January 10, 1935…

IMGA happenings and events

John Concannon Another quiet month at the Ironwood Golf Course and the course continues to look and play well. Unfortunately, it is now overseeding season and let’s hope the course continues as it has been. I understand Frank Gaudioso is recovering nicely from heart surgery. Hope you are back better than ever, Frank. The last…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Jim Wegman

John Concannon, Publicity This month’s Personality of the Month is Jim Wegman, a six year member of IMGA. Jim was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1941 and grew up in Ozone Park, Queens where he was active in the CYO athletic programs. When Jim graduated from John Adams H.S. he had no aspirations about furthering…

IMGA happenings

Tom Wheaton

John Concannon IMGA recorded its first Ace of 2015 when Tom Wheaton scored his on the 13th hole using a Five Hybrid. Tom also scored an Ace last year at Oakwood. I hate when that happens, but, congratulations, Tom. It is a bit surprising that we have seen a drop off in the number of…