Category: Sports

Cottonwood Niners April Updates

Vy Armour, Publicity Cottonwood Niners continue to have golf fun on Thursday afternoons with a variety of events, as well as charity contributions. In February, there was a two-week eclectic tournament where players could improve their game hole-by-hole with a second round of play. Gross score winners were Minna Rasmussen, Marilyn Jasper, Tracy Thornock, Christine…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman March proved to be the windy month. We all had the gusts take our shots out of bounds, slide to the right or left, and slip off the greens. What excuse will we use in April? Does everyone realize how much work goes into our weekly tournaments? When you join our club, the…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener The Sun Lakes Ladies Golf Association kicked off February with the league’s two-day Presidents Cup. Congrats to Goldie Herberg for overall champion. Feb. 2 and 9 Presidents Cup: Champion Goldie Herberg; Flight 1: 1st Marci Koppelmaa, 2nd Judy Bray, 3rd Penny Nowicki; Flight 2: 1st Leo Liepold, 2nd Julie Hamlin, 3rd (tie) Jan Fletcher…

Jason Morton Tennis Update

Kwong Young The 2021 Jason Morton went very well with great tournament entries (266), and the weather was near perfect except on the final day, Sunday, where it was a bit unseasonably windy and colder. But the show must go on, and the players did just that. At the end of all matches, it was…

CMGA Club Championship and February Results

Tom Kastelitz, 2021 Club Champion

Buddy Meola February was a busy calendar month for Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) members. The Presidents Cup continues with the 64 qualifying players. They are playing matches each week to whittle that number down to the final two. The results will be announced next month. February started with the Ace of Aces monthly qualifier on…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bill Beltz, April IMGA Golfer of the Month

Mike Willinger Bill Beltz realized he had a natural athletic ability for sports early, but it was not until much later that golf became one of those that he played. He was the only child born to a couple living modestly on the far south side of Chicago. His father, an immigrant from Germany, married Bill’s…

PVLGA News

Mary Nelson Jan. 12 Results – 3 Clubs and a Putter: Flight 1: 1st Mary Fitkze, 2nd Donna Purcell, 3rd Dolores Allard; Flight 2: 1st Jane Lewis, 2nd (tie) Pat Tjosvold and Sandy Chavez; Flight 3: 1st Diana Ridd, 2nd Elaine Isaacson, 3rd (tie) Sharon Freeman, Ginger Mays, and Mary La Tourelle; Flight 4: 1st…

Tennis Couple Lands in Sun Lakes and Plans to Stay

Penny Petersen Something special happens when both husband and wife play tennis. There’s a special bond during competition. We introduce you to Dean and Maryann Sinerius. Both are “green” players, so they could play together in tournaments, except this year. Dean claims, “You can learn a lot about people by the way they play tennis.”…

Oakwood 18-Hole Couples Golf League Update

Don Nielsen

Frank D. Coyote In the Oakwood 18-Hole Couples Golf League, the highlight for the month of February was our four-person lone wolf game! To say this event is high-stress, high-reward, would be putting things mildly. As the lone wolf, the pressure is on to score low! Luckily, no lone wolves decided to tuck tail and…

Tennis Club News

Jerry Vance Well, we are winning the battle against COVID. Most of our tennis players fit into the over-65 category and have all gotten their shots. Oh yes, and the club is playing tennis every week at the Sun Lakes tennis courts. We start every Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday morning at 9 a.m. We will…