Category: Sports

IWLN summer play

IWLN gather on back patio following play.

Nancy Davis, Publicity After a magnificent winter and spring this year, the Sun Lakes scorching summer has arrived. Many of our members leave the area during the summer months and some prefer not to play in the heat and especially at 6:30 a.m. However, there is a group of ladies who absolutely love the game…

IronOaks Tennis

The IronOaks Tennis Club is hosting two great events in July for those residents that are staying in town. The annual Fourth of July Breakfast is a great morning of tennis and pancakes. All clubs are invited for the doubles mixer at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow at 9:00 a.m. The Clay Court Mixed…

The Tiffany Foundation

Golfers enjoyed fun and friendship at the event!

On Mother’s Day, May 10, The Tiffany Foundation had its second annual Tiffany Challenge golf event. The purpose of the event was to raise funds for the Foundation. The Foundation provides assistance/support for people who are in the fight with cancer. The event was held at the Oakwood golf course and the success in raising…

No residence requirement for Oakwood Lady Niners

Oakwood Lady Niners President Julie Schneider welcomes all members.

Ann Rounthwaite OLNGA President Julie Schneider has been a life-long athlete and volunteer. She grew up in Iowa, cheerleading and playing sports, although girls’ sports weren’t available in schools. At the University of Iowa she studied English and Phys. Ed., performed as a drummer and synchronized swimmer, and met her husband Bob. After their son…

ILGA July news

Relaxing after a hard day on the golf course at our March luncheon.

Marcella Brown, Publicity Chairwoman As the weather heats up golf play continues at earlier times, shotgun starts are 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. so we can be lazy in the heat of AZ in the summer! Summer league play will be at Ironwood on July 15. Remember, you can sign up for one or all…

Attention Prime Timers

Mary Lou Mathrusse and Joyce Anderson, Co-Secretaries Just a reminder to let you know there is a new season of bowling starting in September. Let your friends know and see if we can get some new teams. Our bowling meeting is on Wednesday, September 9 at McRay Lanes at 1:00 p.m. Bowling season starts on…

Cottonwood’s Lady Niners elect 2015-2016 officers

Officers leading Cottonwood’s Lady Niners for the 2015-16 year pictured (left to right) Co-Vice-Presidents Barb Schmoekel and Dixie McQuaid, President Bettie Lu Buchanan, Secretary Cathy Kinnick and Treasurer Lynn Tanner.

Lila Ritchie Cottonwood’s Lady Niners recently elected Bette Lu Buchanan president to lead the new slate of officers which is making plans for this fall’s links action. The group has 86 members who enjoy nine holes every Thursday afternoon plus numerous events. Co-Vice Presidents Dixie McQuaid and Barb Schmoekel will chair the 2016 Member-Guest tournament,…

Nationally ranked athlete

National rankings for Sun Lakes athletics are few and far between. However, Earl Schalin of Palo Verde has obtained many national rankings in tennis and pickleball over the years; also, with his wife, Beverly, he has represented Arizona in the National Senior Olympic Tennis Mixed Doubles Championships several times. In these national tournaments they won…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

Susan Powell is taking a practice shot as she prepares for a morning round with her Lady Putters group.

Susan Gottschalk The Lady Putters recently concluded another successful season. Now with the hottest weather approaching, we require a brief respite and anxiously await the beginning of a new season in October. In the meantime, enjoy your summer! Monday Flight 4/27. End of season, played but no scores recorded; Holes-in-One: 2nd Pat Martin; 4th Pat…

OLGA May results

Robin Thomas gets a hole-in-one on May 11 on Palms-7!

Glo Malmberg, Publicity The spring weather was exceptionally nice and the course activities slowed tremendously, as most golfers have gone to cooler climates. It is a great time to sharpen our game, as there is lots of room on the practice range. OLGA’s Tuesday league play has moved to earlier start times for the summer…