Tag: Golf

Driving for the Trophy

Kathy Dahlin presented the first-place men’s tournament trophy to the winning team (left to right): Ernie Nedder, Kathy Dahlin, Amanda Dahlin, Bill Oprish, Stan Doepke, and Dave Blaess.

Bob Authur The Unit 8A men held their third annual Rick Dahlin Memorial Golf Tournament on Nov. 12, at the Saddlebrooke Ranch golf course. This tournament is in memory of Rick Dahlin, a good neighbor, golfer, and friend who was instrumental in starting the first Unit 8A men’s tournament in April 2018. The tournament followed…

2019 Solheim Cup Tournament at SaddleBrooke Ranch

All in pink to support their team. Everyone kicked off the first day with a great fight song to the tune of “You Are My Sunshine,” written by Team Captain Carole Ericksen.

Jeanne Osterlund The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association held their annual Solheim cup on Nov. 5 and 12. The two-day match play event was a rousing success. The captains wanted to keep it fun this year, and they did a great job. Thank you to the captains, Susan Pharr and Gaye Ohanian for the red team…

Round-up—Holiday Cart Parade

Linda Shannon-Hills The weekend fanfare began on Dec. 13 with the SaddleBrooke Ranch Holiday Parade leaving the new Ranch House with five electric carts and two bicycle entries decorated for the holidays   At 2 p.m., the procession left the Creative Arts and Technology Center and went around Amenity Drive. As always, we had many clever…

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Member-Member Golf Tournament

Jeanne Osterlund SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association hosted its annual Member-Member Tournament on Dec. 3. The weather started off a bit chilly but it turned into a beautiful day for golf. For this event, members choose another member to be their partner in a best ball event. The theme this year was “Girls Just Wanna…

Lady Niners brunch

1Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Lady Niners golfers had a lovely brunch on Sept. 24. We weren’t able to golf that day because of the monsoon rain. All members were invited to attend, whether or not they were planning to golf that day. Thirteen ladies attended, and we reserved La Montana Room in La Hacienda…

Putters congratulate Donna Lura

Jacque Hendricks and Camille Esterman Ranchette Putter Donna Lura putted in the first round of the hole-in-one competition at the Golfer Appreciation Day and made a hole-in-one! Donna went on to the second round, where she joined only one other person who had an “official” hole-in-one and three others whose shots were closest to the…

Putters Pink Out and September winners

Camille Esterman On Oct. 2, the Ranchette Putters held a Pink Out Day in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. Members arrived wearing pink shirts and jackets, pink shorts and skorts, pink hats and visors, pink socks and shoes, pink tights, and pink tutus! Even pink obstacles decorated the green. Everyone brought an additional…

First Tee of Tucson and SBCO big winners at Golfer Appreciation Day

Janice Neal Robson Resort Communities sponsored the SaddleBrooke Ranch third annual Golfer Appreciation Day on Sept. 15. The Golfer Appreciation Day benefitted SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and The First Tee of Tucson. $4,700 was collected, and $2,350 was donated in a presentation each to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) President Steve Groth and Paul Knott of The First Tee of…

Wholly hole-in-one!

Toni Graves aces number 14 during the Sadie Hawkins event.

Jeanne Osterlund Two of our SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association women had a hole-in-one this week! Both were on the same hole too, hole number 12. Carol Mihal got hers during the Community Couples event on Sunday, Sept. 8. Toni Graves got hers during our Sadie Hawkins event on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Both women generously treated the whole…

SBRWGA hosts biggest ever sixth annual Sadie Hawkins Tournament, sponsored by Melissa Hawkins and Farmers Insurance

Jeanne Osterlund SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association hosted its sixth annual Sadie Hawkins tournament on Sept. 10, with a record number of 84 participants—40% more than last year. I think we can call this a gol-dern, knee slapping, successful event! Our mystery announcer gave us directions for the game with his authentic (and hysterical) hillbilly…