Category: Sports

Links Players

Links, a bible study for all golfers, will be meeting in the Oakwood library room every Thursday from 7 to 8 a.m. Bring your bible, your fellowship, and your golf stories. See you there. If you have any questions, call Mark at 602-620-4796.

IMGA Golfer of the Month

Ray was born and raised with 10 siblings in Ogdensburg, N.J. He lived there through high school, until joining the Army. Ray focused on baseball, playing in Little League and the Babe Ruth League. Growing up for Ray was quite different from life today. His family never owned a car. His father never drove, and…

Pickleball Club IronOaks Is Back

After a nearly two-year absence, the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club IronOaks is back! The club’s purpose is to enhance the experience of its members by promoting programs that encourage participation in pickleball at all skill levels and providing active pickleball programs that include organized play, social play, league play, tournaments, intra-club events, and inter-club events.…

OLGA August Recap

Kathy Burns After some nice monsoon rains, our play continued on Aug. 17. We got to pick our “Hate ‘Em” holes. In the first flight, Eun Yoon came in first, and tied for second were Barbara Arakelian and Glo Malmberg. Second flight was won by Dang Teater. Second place was Janey Garibay, third Joann Rebillard,…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener August brought in the summer monsoons which cooled down the summer heat and contributed to the lushness of the golf course. 8/2/21 Points Flight 1: 1st Marci Koppelmaa, 2nd (tie) Debra Emerick, Julie Hamlin, and Judy Bray; Flight 2: 1st Sabrina Erhardt, 2nd Cat Lajune, 3rd Pat Benson 8/17/21 Low Putts Flight 1:…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Sheila Barton The Sun Lakes Lady Niners will begin their league play in November. By then, it should be cool in the mornings, for which we can dress, and then warm in the afternoons. During our recent challenging times, there is nothing to compare to seeing and playing a game with friends you haven’t seen…

Hits & Misses Bowling League

Ruth Andersen It’s not too late to sign up for our bowling league which is now on Tuesdays. The starting time is 10:15 a.m. for practice and 10:30 a.m. to start league bowling. Our bowling season is 27 weeks long starting Oct. 5, and ending April 12, 2022, having the week off between Christmas and New…

Tennis Tip from Coach Kwong Young

Too many times players will get a ball to hit in “no man’s land,” and after the shot, they do not proceed forward—can you relate? Approach Shot: Is an offensive or defensive shot (FH/BH) that allows a player to transition from the baseline to the net. This enables them to control net play as well…

MOGA Update

If you are new to the community or would like to spend some time on the golf course, why not join MOGA. Our Thursday games are a good way to meet some new friends. You don’t have to be a resident of IronOaks to join our group. We have over 350 active and handicap-only members…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Announces Fall Activities

Penny Petersen After more than a year of uncertainty, the Cottonwood Tennis Club’s board has announced that all of the activities sponsored by the club will be offered this fall. The Men’s summer league, which began in May, is in full swing and will conclude in October. We’ll let you know the winners in our…