Category: Sports

Play Ball! Fall Season Is Underway!

Larry Wolfe The Lakes and Sun Divisions of our Senior Softball League both kicked off their fall seasons on Oct. 26. (Actually, kicked-off shouldn’t apply to softball, should it? How about opened or began, instead? Let’s save “kick-offs” for football!) The fall season continues through Dec. 17 with games scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.…

Niners September Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The overseeding of the Oakwood courses will begin soon. The mornings are getting cooler, and some winter golfers are back. Check the play schedule for future dates and games. Let’s welcome our two new members: Mike Partridge and Dan Halloran. Nice to have you in the league, guys. 9/2/21 Team Stableford Sonoran: 1st…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners Update

Sheila Barton Hope everyone had a good summer. It’s time to get the Sun Lakes Lady Niners Golf League rolling for the fall season and for the new year. The weather is getting more “golf friendly,” and everyone is ready to tee off. League play will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. We…

September CMGA Tournament Results

Buddy Meola Sept. 7 was the Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) monthly Ace of Aces Qualifier. The Low Gross and Low Net scores qualify for the 2021 Ace of Aces Tournament to be played in early 2022. First Flight: Low Gross David Reap, Low Net Larry Frink; Second Flight: Low Gross Bob Kaczmarek, Low Net Ron…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman Congratulations to all the hardy ladies who played through the summer. It wasn’t easy, but you all endured and had a few laughs doing it. There are a few dates to put on your calendar, phone, datebook, etc. A Welcome Coffee for all of our members and anyone who would love to play…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters

Susan Gottschalk The Sun Lakes Lady Putters are excited to begin the 2021-22 season, our 25th year. We gather at the Sisk Park Ramada in Palo Verde or at the Pro Shop patio in Oakwood. Now that our hot summer is over, it’s time to get back outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. For more…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener September has arrived, bringing a renewed hope of cooler nights, mild mornings, and pumpkin spice lattes! 9/14/21 Low Net Front Nine Flight 1: 1st (tie) Judy Wegener and Nadine Stark, 3rd Debra Emerick; Flight 2: 1st Judy Mical, 2nd (tie) Sabrina Erhardt and Sarah Green; Flight 3: 1st Linda Ryland, 2nd Judi Kilgus,…

Relishing Pickleball: Forehand Groundstroke

David Zapatka Forehand Groundstroke Quoting from Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence, by Mary Littlewood, when hitting a forehand groundstroke, “from the moment the ball leaves the opponent’s paddle, you should be tracking its flight with your eyes to aid you in judging the speed and direction of the ball. Move to the…

Cottonwood Lady Niners Start New Season

Cottonwood Lady Niners are ready for a new season of golf, fun events, renewing friendships, and welcoming new members. The first scheduled day of golf is Thursday, Nov. 4, starting with a meeting on the patio at 12:30 p.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Members should sign up through the Genius app prior…

OLNGA Now Accepting New and Renewal Membership

We are now accepting new and renewal memberships. * We play nine holes at Oakwood every Tuesday morning, rotating through each of the three 9-hole courses. Our fall season begins on Nov. 9, 2021. * Guests are welcome by invitation. Just call and ask to be invited! There is no league charge to play as…