Category: Sports

Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association March Results

Buddy Meola March was a very busy month for the Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) with a two-day event on March 7 and 8. It was a Ryder Cup Competition. There were 40 Blue Team members and 40 White Team members. The two-man teams played a team best ball on Saturday. The team won a…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener Spring may have arrived, but March was cold and blustery, which challenged the skills and patience of our lady golfers. Looking forward to a warmer April! Congratulations to Brenda Heyink, our 2020-21 Club Champion. March 2 Low Gross Flight 1: 1st Brenda Heyink, 2nd Debra Emerick, 3rd Judy Wegener; Flight 2: 1st Judy…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners News and Playday Results

Sheila Barton Golf is a sport played in 206 countries worldwide by over 50 million people. It is possible that participation in golf, which is a form of physical activity, may be associated with effects on longevity, the cardiovascular, metabolic, and musculoskeletal systems, as well as on mental health and well-being. So, in addition to…

IronOaks Tennis

Coach Kwong Coach Kwong will be offering the following tennis clinics this summer from May to the end of October, for the early birds wanting to beat the heat: Monday through Friday 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Cardio Tennis (fee: $15 members/$25 non-members) 7:30 to 9 a.m., Ball Machine Clinic (fee: $20 members/$30 non-members) RSVP to…

Softball Player Profile: Joe Commisto

Larry Wolfe From playing stickball in the streets and school parking lots in Queens, N.Y., as a youngster, to playing slow-pitch softball in our Sun Lakes Senior Softball League, Joe Commisto has usually had some type of bat in his hands. He played on many softball teams well into his 50s before taking a brief…

IMGA Golfer of the Month: Bruce McCorkle

Bruce McCorkle, IMGA May Golfer of the Month, on the 17th hole at Ironwood, where he scored his first hole-in-one this March.

Mike Willinger Bruce’s lucky number might be 17. Bruce scored his first hole-in-one on the 17th hole at Ironwood this March. In 2017, he won the Ironwood Cup. That year, Ironwood Men’s Golf Association (IMGA) also won, as Bruce became the publicity chairman. He is now ready to step back at IMGA. He will continue…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman Wasn’t it wonderful to have lunch together again on the patio of Stone & Barrel? Our league is very social, and now that things have improved somewhat, we can gather and discuss our great and not-so-great shots. Bonnie Tasch bought a home in Sun Bird, a neighboring community, in 1997, so her husband…

PVLGA Results

Presidents Cup Champion Becky Commisto

Mary Nelson The Presidents Cup Champion is Becky Commisto. The Club Champion is Tracy Rice. March 16 Results, Modified Select a Drive: 1st Billie Seiberling, Fran Kelly, Susan Lamb, and Rose Hames; 2nd Tracy Rice, Kathy Bushbaum, Becky Commisto, and Lorie Denapoli; 3rd Mary Nelson, Cathy Brabant, Sandy Chavez, and Sharon Fratiello March 23 and March…

Cottonwood Lady Niners May News

Left to right: Ginger Mayes, Eden Carter, Sue Lawless, Jackie Smith (club champion), Susan Utzinger, Kathleen Gardner (most improved), Lisa Mohoric. Our big winners! Includes club champion, most improved, and 2020 and 2021 State Medallion teams.

Violetta Armour Cottonwood Lady Niners held their end of year Farewell lunch and awards ceremony on April 8, 2020. Club champions, both gross (Jackie Smith) and net (Michelle Debusschere), were announced, the State Medallion team for 2021, and the most improved golfer. The election of officers for the coming two years is Jean Nelson, president;…