Category: Sports

PCM9GA elects new board

Christopher Mucha PCM9GA elected its new Board of Directors for the term of 2018-2020, beginning June 1. Ray Clements was elected president and Trevor Ballinger, vice president. Those elected for another term include Dave Eckert, director of golf; Bruce Hulbert, treasurer and Bob Caldwell, secretary. The club membership would like to thank the outgoing board…

Picklegals tutus and tiaras birthday celebration

Karen Bush In April picklegals celebrated spring and summer birthdays with a princess theme by wearing tutus and tiaras while playing pickleball during their regular Saturday morning play. It was an enchanting morning complete with a delicious brunch, a birthday cake and, of course, pickleball! After all of that the gals were treated to a…

PebbleCreek Tennis celebrated Cinco de Mayo in style

Roxie Forrest Cinco de Mayo is more widely celebrated in parts of the United States than in Mexico. PCTC held their annual Cinco de Mayo social on May 5 at the Eagle’s Nest tennis hut and it was well-attended with 86 members participating! The patio was decorated with a Cinco de Mayo theme—bright colors, piñatas…

Bocce players celebrate end of another successful year

Pat Milich The PebbleCreek Bocce Association’s 2017-2018 season has come to an end as members of the board of directors begin planning for the next season, set to begin in September. Registrations for the fall 2018 bocce season are now being accepted on a first come, first served basis. Popularity of the sport, especially since…

Skills challenge at 2018 PCMGA Member-Guest

Howie Tiger On Wednesday, April 25, the PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association provided several Member-Guest pre-tournament activities at the Tuscany Falls practice area. The activities included the Callaway Pro Shop, practice rounds and a skills challenge just like the one on Golf Channel’s Big Break program. The skills event consisted of three separate challenges: an 18-hole…

News and playday results from Lady Niners

Pat Kaer Spring ParTee The Lady Niners hold ParTee Tournaments twice each season—once in the winter and once in the spring. The Spring ParTee is the final event of the season before the snowbirds head out. This year the spring event was planned by Betty Thompson and Kay Herrema with a Mexican theme. Each member…

Reynolds and Gallup win at AWGA Four-Ball Weekend Classic

Bev Clinton PCLGA President Marilyn Reynolds and her husband Lyman Gallup competed in the AWGA (Arizona Women’s Golf Association) Four-Ball Weekend Classic at Wickenburg Ranch on Saturday, April 14, 2018 and came home winners by taking First Place Gross in the mixed division. This was an 18-hole event in which two competitors played as partners,…

Summer and dementia

Teri Sellers The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet on June 16. It is officially the beginning of summer on the calendar but we here in Arizona know that summer began two months ago! Summer and the heat present special challenges for caregivers and to those who have Alzheimer’s or any other related dementia. This…