Tag: golf

Weather Impacts PCMGA Four-Man Scramble

Howie Tiger Weather had a huge impact on the PCMGA’s final major tournament of the 2020 season. The event was scheduled as a three-day event for Dec. 2, 3, and 10. On Dec. 3, the winds were gusting to 25 MPH, which made scoring quite a challenge, especially on the Eagle’s Nest course with its…

Christmas Eve Golfing Niners

PCM9GA elves leave Santa’s workshop for a quick nine on Christmas Eve (left to right): Mike Brown, “Jingles;” Joe Oliver, “Snowflake;” Fred Schmidt, “Gildor;” and Josh Rabinowitz, “Poldo.”

Chris Mucha Christmas Eve brought out 100 “Golfing Niners” to Eagle’s Nest as a last ditch effort to show Santa what good boys they have been on the golf course this past year. Their “good sides” shone; even a few of Santa’s elves took time off from their busy schedule to get in a quick…

PCMGA Recognizes Its Most Active Players for the 2020 Season

Roger Pierson, PCMGA’s Most Active Player for 2020

Howie Tiger The PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association (PCMGA) conducts friendly golf competitions every Thursday for its members, except in October during overseed. The formats vary each week and include scrambles, best balls, goofy golf, and several major events played on all of our PebbleCreek courses. Participation in these competitions by PCMGA members is the key…

PCL9GA Introduces New Member Ambassador Program

Chris Stelplugh PCL9GA’s president-elect, Diane Burns, was looking to fill a gap when she initiated the league’s New Member Ambassador Program. With the coronavirus pandemic restricting normal channels for new members to meet and socialize with others, she envisioned a different approach. Diane formed a committee of current Lady Niners (Suzanne Butler, Geri Seymour, and…

PCLGA’S Gross and Net Tournament of Champions Winners!

Cindy Sota On Nov. 10, the PCLGA’s three-day Tournament of Champions concluded, and the winners are Andrea Dilger, a four-peat Overall Gross Champion, and Nancy Moore as the Overall Net Champion! It was all tied up going into the 17th hole on the East Course between Andrea Dilger and Sharon Hadley. Andrea birdied the 18th…

Paul Maurer Scores Ace During PCMGA Event

Paul Maurer on the magical 12th green

Howie Tiger On Nov. 12, Paul Maurer made a hole-in-one on the 12th hole of the Eagle’s Nest course. This may be the first recorded ace on our newly renovated course at PebbleCreek. The pin on this par-3 hole was located in the middle, just beyond a newly added sand trap. (Many players are happy that the…

Veterans Day Tournament

PCM9GA members who presented U.S. Flag lapel pins and greeted fellow veterans: Gary Lord, Colonel, United States Army, Retired; Cliff Olson, Major, United States Army, Retired; Bruce Hulbert, Captain, United States Navy, Retired. Not Pictured: Skip Gault, Specialist 04, United States Army; James Mitchell, Sergeant, United States Army. We thank you all for your valor and service.

Chris Mucha On Nov. 12, the PCM9GA Golfing Niners held a Veterans Day tournament at the recently opened Eagle’s Nest course. The event was scheduled so that we could remember and offer our thanks to all veterans who have served our country and sacrificed so much to keep us safe. Several PCMGA members took turns…

PCM9GA November Pandemic Golf

PCM9GA 3-2-1 Tournament (left to right): Gary Lord (3); Tom LeChaix (2); Tom Johnson (1); Roger LeBlanc (? I just don’t know)

Chris Mucha In addition to a salute to all of our veterans, the PCM9GA Golfing Niners held two other events in November. The first, on Nov. 5, was an official “Welcome Back” event for those who left PebbleCreek confines earlier this year and made their return in the early fall. Protocols are still in place, and…