Category: Sports

SBRTA: Queen of the Court

Lee Stastny Though it has been a challenge to schedule tennis events during the COVID-19 crisis, SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) member, Sue Cook, pulled together a great event that did not include social activities, but just pure tennis. Twenty female members of SBRTA signed up to participate in Queen of the Court! What a…

SBRPA and an August “2.5 Rating” Test

Jim Hardison ran the test, with the help of (left to right): Marlene Hardison, Jodie Koener, and Jen Campion, plus VP Larry Burchfield.

Alastair Stone SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) has introduced a new methodology for “testing up” to a higher level. Previously, one testee played three games with three testers and had to score a total of 23 points. Now, four testees have to go through a four-element program together. This covers serving, dinking (yes), a couple of…

Tennis Update

Lee Stastny The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association is active and welcomes new members. Monday morning clinics are offered for beginners or new members. Email your registration request to Wayne Watkins at [email protected] For intermediate players interested in a clinic, please email your request to Tom Ratterman at [email protected] All other member play is set up through…

WGA Notice

Jeanne Osterlund New members are welcome to SBR Women’s Golf Association. Members play on Tuesday morning with assigned tee times, and with taking extra precautions for COVID-19. Zoom is used for all board and other meetings. For additional information, check out the club’s website at www.sbrwga.com or contact Jeanne Osterlund.

SBRWGA Welcomes 100th Member

Michele Madgar, SBRWGA’s 100th member receives a welcome gift.

Carol Mihal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) has experienced exponential growth in the last few years! SBRWGA began in 2011 as an informal golf league, with 11 women members. In 2012, the golf league was sanctioned by the Arizona Women’s Golf Association (AWGA) with 14 members. Now, just nine years after originally organizing…

Pickleball Club Notice

Rick Heine Pickleball members can play seven days per week during the three 2-hour sessions of play per day. New members are welcome. There are free newbie classes twice per month, in which paddles and pickleballs are supplied. All play follows HOA required COVID-19 rules of play. SBRPA is the largest club at the Ranch,…

Trapshooting Squad

Al Swenson New members are welcome on the SBR Trapshooting Squad. The group meets every Wednesday morning, weather permitting, at the Tucson Trap & Skeet Club. The squad has use of two dedicated trap fields, which accommodates 20 shooters comfortably. There are 50 trap fields available, which means there is plenty of room for more…

SBRWGA 2020 Southern District Telegraph Tournament

Linda Chonle wins the Telegraph Tournament, sponsored by Todd's Pest Control.

Carol Mihal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) held its 2020 Telegraph Tournament on Aug. 25. This tournament began many years ago, prior to many organized sport associations, when most players were unable to travel to competitions. Local competitions were then held, and the results were sent via telegraph to the organizers to determine…

Another SBRWGA Hole-in-One!

Sterlyn Robertson aces hole number 5 during SBRWGA league play.

Carol Mihal On the very blustery morning of Sept. 8, 2020, Sterlyn Robertson had a hole-in-one during the SBRWGA’s league playday. This hole-in-one was on the 5th hole, approximately 98 yards, and Sterlyn used a 7-iron to make the perfect shot! Sterlyn celebrated her exciting shot afterwards at the Ranch House Grill, where she treated…