Category: Sports

Karen Jordan Wins the 2022 Del Sud Tournament

Beth Chamberlin The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association members had the opportunity to play in the two-day Del Sud tournament in March. The first day of the tournament was March 8. The day started out with a frost delay, but that didn’t stop 35 women from competing. After day one, Julie Ross and Susan Pharr…

Putters Enjoy Wearing Green on the Green

Camille Esterman It was a “Top of the Morning” on March 16 as the Ranchette Putters gathered on the SaddleBrooke Ranch green. Leprechauns had arrived in the wee hours and placed shamrocks, beads, and streamers around the 18 holes. Wearing shades of the Emerald Isle, putters sparkled in their festive attire. The jovial atmosphere continued…

3.5 Ladies APPL Team Enjoying the Game

This winter, 16 ladies from SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) played in the APPL (Arizona Pickleball Players League) at the 3.5 level. The Raging Ranchettes hosted APPL teams at SBR from around southern Arizona, along with visiting their home venues as far down as Tubac. The team had a great time, and enjoyed meeting other ladies who…

Pickleball Association Joins Tennis Shoes for the Homeless Program

Jerry Fay The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association has joined the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association and the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club as part of the Tennis Shoes for the Homeless Program. A big thank you goes to Kim Ahlgrim-Heine, current president of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association, for setting up the program. Over the past four years, the…

Ranchette Putters March into the Winners’ Circle

Camille Esterman March weather turned out to be ideal for putting. Cool temperatures at 9 a.m. quickly warmed up under sunny skies, as teams of Ranchette Putters shed their jackets and sweaters. A record number of impressive scores were recorded in March, especially since the month provided five opportunities to putt. Each month prizes are…

Catalina Cup Comes to the Ranch

Beth Chamberlin The Catalina Cup is a club competition that runs from October through April. The season was made up of nine matches played at various courses in the Tucson area. Barb Simms and Jean Cheszek co-captained the team from SaddleBrooke Ranch. On April 4, the SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) hosted the Catalina Cup…

What Is Pickleball?

Come join the fun and find out! Learn about pickleball on Tuesday, May 10, at 3:30 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early at the Ramada for paperwork. Space is limited to 28 people, so visit our website at www.sbrpickleball.club to register, then click on “Click to reserve a space” below the flyer sign. What you’ll…

2022 SBR Couples Golf Champions Crowned

The fifth annual SBR Couples Golf Championship tournament, sponsored by PThomsen Consulting, LLC, was held on April 10 at SaddleBrooke Ranch Golf Club. Twenty-two couples competed for gross and net championship honors, along with additional prizes for low net scores in four flights. Jean and Ed Cheszek are the 2022 SBR Couples Gross Champions. They…

Bocce Club Winter League Champions

Sheila Davidson The SaddleBrooke Ranch Bocce Club concluded the winter league on March 21 with an exciting championship match. Ballz & Dollz edged out the Bocce Bankers in the final to win the winter league championship. Congratulations! A round of applause also goes out to the 25 teams who played across eight weeks of the…