Putters Eager to Socialize

Spooky Scene on the Green

Creativity Abounds During the SBR ARTwalk

Wine Club of SBR Hosts Holiday Wine Tasting Event

Wine Club of SBR Hosts Holiday Wine Tasting Event

A Whimsical Afternoon by the Sea

Janelle Authur During the 2020 COVID pause, Unit 8Ars decided to relieve a little stress by using their combined exercise miles on a 15-day journey across the country. The final destination was unknown, but residents were incentivized with the promise of a party, themed after the city/state where their total miles would eventually take them. Unit…

“Boostering” the Ranch

Linda Shannon-Hills After having six very successful COVID-19 vaccination drives last winter, the booster to help continue and enhance our protection came to SaddleBrooke Ranch on Nov. 6. More than 890 people received the COVID-19 Moderna booster vaccination. Desert Life Pharmacy’s pharmacist and owner, Brianne Spaeth, was eager to come back to the Ranch to “booster”…

SBRWGA 2021 Solheim Cup Tournament

Carol Mihal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) held its 2021 Solheim Cup Tournament on Oct. 25  and 26. The official Solheim Cup Tournament, which began in 1990, is for professional women golfers in teams of American vs. European golf competitors. The SBRWGA Solheim participants were divided into two equitable handicap teams by team co-captains.…

Tournament Season Begins

Debbie Witten Tournament season is kicking off, and some members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association have begun to participate in local tournaments. Rick Heine and his partner Linda Bruner played in the Pickleball Roundup Tournament in Sun City on Oct. 23 and won gold in the 4.0, 70+ mixed doubles. Mark Pohler and Linda…

SBRTA Serves for the Cure

Michael McDonagh The big winner of our Serve for the Cure Tournament was the American Cancer Society, as we raised more than $3,200 for the charity! Sue Cook and her remarkable helpers put on an event second-to-none over three days of competition. The camaraderie between the players was matched only by the many spectators, who came…

Nature’s Way: What Is the Christmas Bird Count?

Jim Hoagland This year, more than 80,000 volunteers will participate in the Audubon’s 122nd Christmas Bird Count (CBC) starting on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, through Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. It is the longest-running citizen science census survey in the world, starting back in 1900. What is the history of the CBC? Up through the 19th…