Category: Sports

Goofy golfers = goofy golf

New members Gayle Galarneau and Tom Buck

Howie Tiger The PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association held its annual Goofy Golf tourney on Thursday, May 25 on the Eagle’s Nest course. With a sense of humor the key ingredient, PCMGA members had some laughs hitting from side-hill and down-hill tees and shooting to some outrageous pin placements. It can be fun, but also diabolical.…

PCLGA members play in CAGD Tournament at Oakwood

Left to right: Ellen Enright, Marilyn Reynolds, Linda Thompson, Arlene Engelbert, Carolyn Suttles, Jane Hee, Sue Harrison, Kearin Kasper

Bev Clinton On May 15, 2017 eight PCLGA members joined a field of 72 players at the Oakwood Golf Course at Sun Lakes to play in a Central Arizona Golf District (CAGD) tournament. The format was a best ball for teams of two players each. From PebbleCreek the teams were Ellen Enright and Marilyn Reynolds,…

Summertime putting is cool

New members Gayle Galarneau and Tom Buck

Maureen Campbell Some of the best fun at the PebbleCreek Putters Club happens on the days when we greet new members. New members are always welcome and the summer months are a perfect time to get started with the PebbleCreek Putters Club. Players at every level can improve their skills and have fun meeting other…

Thunderbirds and United 40 win Spring Bocce Championships

Members of the Thunderbirds team which captured the championship of the Spring Night League are (left to right): Lloyd Smith, Ardys Smith, Amy Potapoff, Alex Potapoff; not pictured are Mike Coombs and Beverly Loding.

Pat Milich Congratulations to the Thunderbirds who won the Night League Championship and United 40 who captured the Day League Championship in the PebbleCreek Bocce Association’s 2017 Spring Season. Statistician Carol Gwilt has announced the following Spring League final standings: Tuesday Night League: 1st Place Thunderbirds; 2nd Place Hare & Hounds; 3rd Place Bocce Knights. Wednesday…

Pro’s Corner

Q. I am having some swing problems with my tee shots and I have hit a lot of balls on the range but don’t seem to be progressing. What should I do? A. At least one-third to one-half of the balls in that range basket should be hit with your driver; swing it at less…

Memorial Day Pickleball Social

PebbleCreek’s Memorial Day Social Event was attended by 150 members. The 8:00 a.m. kick-off began with many of our members playing two against one with our 5.0 players. Beat the Pro – whoever scored three points first! Winning raffle tickets for door prizes! Continuous competitive and social drop-in play throughout the day. A skills and…

PC Putters party

Sandy Stephens Jeff and JoAnne Braun had a large gathering of friends they wanted to interest in joining the PebbleCreek Putters Club. Their home is perfect for entertaining with seating outside for a small army with comfortable seating, shades and misters to make even a hot day comfortable. It was surprising how many friends were…

Arlene Greenberg gets hole-in-one

Carol Horan, the PCL9GA representative to the Arizona Women’s Golf Association, presents Arlene Greenberg with a hole-in-one certificate from the Association.

Pat Kaer On June 2, 2017 PCL9GA member Arlene Greenberg scored a hole-in-one on the Par 3 Lakes No. 3. She used her driver and the shot landed about a foot from the flag. She and her friends watched the ball roll into the hole. She was golfing with members of her regular Friday golf…