Saturday, June 30th, 2018 / Wickenburg Ranch

In early February of 2015, Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club made its debut, and for a course built in the heart of some of Arizona’s dramatic Sonoran Desert terrain, it has made quite a splash. Facilities include our spectacular 18-hole championship course crafted among the rolling hills just north of Wickenburg, along with an interim club facility with a golf shop, a small neighborhood market, and a patio where you can enjoy a cold drink before or after your round amidst the unmatched beauty of the surrounding high desert landscape.

Congrats to Tony Dalton for not only did he Eagle # 7 on the Wickenburg Ranch course Flight 1  but won 1st place in a tie with Tom Hebert, 2nd on a scorecard playoff. Both scored 67 nets. Danny Campos gets 3rd on a scorecard playoff with Tobin Peterson both scored 68 nets. Tobin was awarded the Atta Boy. Flight 2 winners were Bill Myers 1st at 66 net, Lloyd Snively 2nd @ 71 and Jim White 3rd @ 72 net. Ron Gunderson and Neal Fisel shared the Atta Boy at 74 nets each.

Flight 1 
Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Points
1 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
84 -4 67 5.00
2 Hebert, Thomas

Valley Golfers Association
85 -4 67 3.00
3 Campos, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
72 -3 68 1.00
4 Peterson, Tobin

Valley Golfers Association
81 -3 68 0.00
5 Hecocks, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
81 +1 72 0.00
6 Delgado, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
89 +2 73 0.00
7 Rodriguez, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
92 +3 74 0.00
8 Dan, Al

Valley Golfers Association
88 +4 75 0.00
9 Amstutz, Ron

Valley Golfers Association
93 +5 76 0.00
10 Willis, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
87 +6 77 0.00
11 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
87 +6 77 0.00
12 Silverman, Rusty

Valley Golfers Association
98 +11 82 0.00
13 Adair, John

Valley Golfers Association
87 +11 82 0.00
14 Jennejahn, Barry

Valley Golfers Association
101 +16 87 0.00
15 Hughes, Ben

Valley Golfers Association
94 +18 89 0.00
 DNF Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF 0.00
Flight 2
Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Points
1 Myers, William

Valley Golfers Association
86 -5 66 5.00
2 Snively, Lloyd

Valley Golfers Association
103 E 71 3.00
3 White, Jim

Valley Golfers Association
93 +1 72 1.00
4 Gunderson, Ron

Valley Golfers Association
97 +3 74 0.00
5 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
96 +3 74 0.00
6 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
110 +6 77 0.00
7 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
96 +7 78 0.00
8 Disque, Eugene

Valley Golfers Association
101 +10 81 0.00
9 Romeo, Richard

Valley Golfers Association
106 +11 82 0.00
10 Baca, Kenneth

Valley Golfers Association
105 +11 82 0.00
11 Little, Eddie

Valley Golfers Association
112 +12 83 0.00
12 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
117 +13 84 0.00
13 Roether, Vance

Valley Golfers Association
108 +14 85 0.00
 DNF Kowalchik, George

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF 0.00
 DNF Meehan, Warren

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF 0.00

See complete results by clicking here.


Next up for VGA, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Talking Stick (O’odham/North) 7:04 AM $42.00.  

Recognized as a top public golf course by Golfweek magazine, Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, boasts the largest public practice facility in the valley to ensure you have the best opportunities to warm-up and practice your swing. Go no further for a fantastic golf outing for your corporate event or personal group. Whether planning for a group of 16 or 300, Talking Stick Golf Club is here to make sure your event is a success. Whether it’s an event or just a casual outing, grab a bite to eat before your round at the Wildhorse Grille for a warm, southwestern breakfast or relaxing lunch. No matter if you are planning a first class wedding or getting a quick meal in, the Wildhorse Grille will treat you with unmatched service. Take advantage of our soft rolling landscape and surroundings to have the wedding of your dreams, offering both you and your loved ones a chance to rejoice and celebrate in the atmosphere that fits your style, complete with a customized menu and an on-site coordinator to help you plan along the way. Having opened in 1998, both the O’odham and Piipaash golf courses (formerly North and South courses) were designed by the design team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. The O’odham (North) Course is a links style adventure through grasslands and ingenious bunkering, while the Piipash (South) Course is a more traditional layout with its tree-lined fairways, creative water hazards and smaller, sloped greens, showing that even our golf courses are so much more than common. At Talking Stick Golf Club, you are also moments away from experiencing all there is to do at the Talking Stick Resort. Recognized as a four-diamond resort in Scottsdale, Talking Stick Resort is home to Arizona’s largest poker room, as well as a spectacular casino that hosts 800 multi-denominational slot machines, more than 50 table games, and is open twenty-four hours a day for your convenience. Known for providing nightly entertainment and music, the resort is a fantastic place to relax after a round of golf.
“When commissioned to design Talking Stick Golf Club, our charge was to create two golf courses to accommodate public play yet each decidedly different, with respect to playing characteristics.
Talking Stick Golf Club’s O’odham Course (formerly North Course), with its broad, angular holes, rewards thoughtful play through the rise of its many options according to one’s level of skill. Its low profile, slightly crowned greens and close-cropped approaches encourage running as well as aerial assaults.
The Piipaash Course (formerly South Course) with its tree lined fairways and raised greens defended at the sides offers a more straightforward style of play. It presents its challenge and strategy in an open and clear-cut fashion.
Whichever course one chooses or prefers, it was our desire to portray golf in a traditional sense, which quietly merges with its tranquil desert surroundings.”
– Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw

Golf Humor 

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 / Moon Valley CC

Thank you for showing an interest in the Club. We are happy to convey the following information about the Club facilities and what we have to offer. Under new ownership, rich in history, with a friendly and attentive professional staff, first class amenities, and a camaraderie you won’t find anywhere else, Moon Valley Country Club represents a unique alternative for clubs in this region. Here at Moon Valley, we work very hard to maintain a friendly, family-oriented, relaxed atmosphere at all times. You will certainly get the white glove treatment when appropriate, but we take pride in not taking ourselves too seriously. First and foremost we want Moon Valley Country Club to be fun for the entire family! It’s a pretty simple philosophy that we know you will come to appreciate. Please accept this invitation to come and learn about the club for yourself. We have a variety of memberships available and one that I know will fit your lifestyle. If you have any questions about membership or would like to set up a tour, please call Mike Ewing , Membership Director (602) 375-4451.

Guess who the Carver did it again, 62 net gets Bill Heller the gold and honor of 1st place at Moon Valley today. Margaret Storms got 2nd place at 64 net and Fred Baldwin came in  third at 65 net. Doug Rankin and and Mike Roether share the Atta Boy at 66 nets. Nice course at Moon Valley except the Greens and Fairways had been aerated and were is some cases hard to predict. A different time would make all the difference. Fun course though. All results click here.

Position Player Gross Net to par Net
1 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
91 -10 62 $54.00 5.00
2 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
98 -8 64 $32.00 3.00
3 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
83 -7 65 $22.00 1.00
4 Rankin, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
85 -6 66 $0.00 0.00
5 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
76 -6 66 $0.00 0.00
6 Haigwood, Dennis

Valley Golfers Association
89 -5 67 $0.00 0.00
7 Ewing, Harley

Valley Golfers Association
92 -4 68 $0.00 0.00
8 Watson, Bob

Valley Golfers Association
89 -4 68 $0.00 0.00
9 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
79 -4 68 $0.00 0.00
10 Willis, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
81 -1 71 $0.00 0.00
11 Lukert, Gordon

Valley Golfers Association
101 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
12 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
88 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
13 Silverman, Rusty

Valley Golfers Association
87 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
14 Kastern, Walt

Valley Golfers Association
91 +3 75 $0.00 0.00
15 Clark, Daniel

Valley Golfers Association
92 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
16 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
97 +6 78 $0.00 0.00
17 Giljum, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
97 +12 84 $0.00 0.00
NS Posen, Les

NS NS $0.00 0.00
NS Walton, Randy

Valley Golfers Association
NS NS $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Saturday, June 30, 2018, Wickenburg Ranch + 8:00 AM 59.00.

In early February of 2015, Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club made its debut, and for a course built in the heart of some of Arizona’s dramatic Sonoran Desert terrain, it has made quite a splash. Facilities include our spectacular 18-hole championship course crafted among the rolling hills just north of Wickenburg, along with an interim club facility with a golf shop, a small neighborhood market, and a patio where you can enjoy a cold drink before or after your round amidst the unmatched beauty of the surrounding high desert landscape.

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 / Southern Dunes

Sprawled across 320 acres of the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club provides a welcoming, laid-back ambiance. Here, amid uninhibited 360-degree views of Arizona’s magnificent desert expanse, this world-class, Troon Golf-managed facility offers impeccable course conditioning, unmatched play-ability and superlative customer service, thus ensuring an unparalleled round of extraordinary golf. Videos for Southern Dunes.Southern Dunes Golf Club.

Flight 1 results Larry Burton in first with a 65 net, Mike Roether in 2nd at 68 net, and Doug Patterson gets 3rd at 69, with the Atta Boy going to a tie at 70 net. Danny Campos and Rusty Silverman shared the honor. Once again the Usual Suspects come thru in the pinch and heat. Flight 2 had Lloyd Snively in 1st at 65, Margaret Storms in second place at 70 net, with Ron Gunderson the Little Giant at third with 71 net. Tom Hebert captured an Atta Boy to be shared with Bill Heller at 76 net each. Tough course usually with some good scores coming in for that reason and the sand and the heat for other reasons. Well done Gentlemen and Ladies indeed.

Flight 1 All results click here.

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
76 -7 65 $43.00 5.00
2 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
78 -4 68 $29.00 3.00
3 Patterson, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
83 -3 69 $0.00 1.00
4 Campos, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
74 -2 70 $0.00 0.00
5 Silverman, Rusty

Valley Golfers Association
86 -2 70 $0.00 0.00
6 Haight, Tim

Valley Golfers Association
78 -1 71 $0.00 0.00
7 Jennejahn, Barry

Valley Golfers Association
85 -1 71 $0.00 0.00
8 Delgado, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
85 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
9 Richter, Steve

Valley Golfers Association
88 +3 75 $0.00 0.00
10 Walton, Randy

Valley Golfers Association
86 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
11 Belanger, James

Valley Golfers Association
94 +8 80 $0.00 0.00
12 Hughes, Ben

Valley Golfers Association
87 +8 80 $0.00 0.00

Flight 2

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Snively, Lloyd

Valley Golfers Association
93 -7 65 $36.00 5.00
2 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
105 -2 70 $24.00 3.00
3 Gunderson, Ron

Valley Golfers Association
91 -1 71 $0.00 1.00
4 Hebert, Thomas

Valley Golfers Association
94 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
5 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
105 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
6 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
96 +6 78 $0.00 0.00
7 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
97 +6 78 $0.00 0.00
8 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
95 +9 81 $0.00 0.00
9 Baca, Kenneth

Valley Golfers Association
102 +10 82 $0.00 0.00
NS Lukert, Gordon

Valley Golfers Association
NS NS $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Moon Valley 7:00 AM $ 39.00. 

Thank you for showing an interest in the Club. We are happy to convey the following information about the Club facilities and what we have to offer. Under new ownership, rich in history, with a friendly and attentive professional staff, first class amenities, and a camaraderie you won’t find anywhere else, Moon Valley Country Club represents a unique alternative for clubs in this region. Here at Moon Valley, we work very hard to maintain a friendly, family-oriented, relaxed atmosphere at all times. You will certainly get the white glove treatment when appropriate, but we take pride in not taking ourselves too seriously. First and foremost we want Moon Valley Country Club to be fun for the entire family! It’s a pretty simple philosophy that we know you will come to appreciate. Please accept this invitation to come and learn about the club for yourself. We have a variety of memberships available and one that I know will fit your lifestyle. If you have any questions about membership or would like to set up a tour, please call Mike Ewing , Membership Director (602) 375-4451.

Golf Humor

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 / Legacy

The Legacy Golf Club, rich in heritage and history, is an 18-hole par 71 championship golf course designed by renowned golf course architect Gary Panks. Located on what was once Dwight B. Heard’s 7,500-acre ranch, the golf club is rich in Arizona heritage and history. Taking great pride in preserving and integrating many of the historical structures and monuments, our 18-hole championship golf course offers a unique look and an added opportunity to experience some Arizona history and of the Heard legacy, from which the golf club takes its name. The original two-grain silos, built in 1902, still remain along the 18th fairway and were once the tallest structures in Maricopa County. The Sierra Vista House, which marks the 1st tee, was visited on occasion in the early 1900’s by Theodore Roosevelt and Pancho Villa. Come make your own history at the Legacy Golf Club!

Steve Richter takes 1st place today at Legacy with a fine 66 net. Well done Steve. Gordon “El Deanarino” Lukert took 2nd at 67 net. Good job Gordon and Fred Baldwin took third tied at 70 net with the Atta Boy winner Tony Dalton. Their status was decided with scorecard playoff. All results click here.

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Richter, Steve

Valley Golfers Association
79 -5 66 $39.00 5.00
2 Lukert, Gordon

Valley Golfers Association
93 -4 67 $27.00 3.00
3 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
88 -1 70 $0.00 1.00
4 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
84 -1 70 $0.00 0.00
5 Rankin, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
89 E 71 $0.00 0.00
6 Patterson, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
82 E 71 $0.00 0.00
7 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
93 +4 75 $0.00 0.00
8 Euler, John

Valley Golfers Association
91 +4 75 $0.00 0.00
9 Silverman, Rusty

Valley Golfers Association
89 +5 76 $0.00 0.00
10 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
87 +6 77 $0.00 0.00
11 Ewing, Harley

Valley Golfers Association
100 +6 77 $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Saturday, June 23, 2018, Southern Dunes + 7:36 AM 35.00 

Sprawled across 320 acres of the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club provides a welcoming, laid-back ambiance. Here, amid uninhibited 360-degree views of Arizona’s magnificent desert expanse, this world-class, Troon Golf-managed facility offers impeccable course conditioning, unmatched playability and superlative customer service, thus ensuring an unparalleled round of extraordinary golf.

Golf Humor

Saturday, June 16th, 2018 / Talking Sticks O’odham-North / Rained out unbelievable

Talking Stick Golf Club: Play at One of the Top Rated Golf Clubs in Scottsdale Designed by legendary course architects Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, the two distinctive championship golf courses at Talking Stick Golf Club offer a variety of scenery and memorable experiences. O’odham Course Features a links design with grasslands and unique bunkering. Piipaash Course Offers a more traditional layout with tree-lined fairways and water features.

After such a long dry spell here in the Valley of the Sun, VGA was rained out today at Talking Sticks. No scores to report except for one, Tony Dalton was the big money winner at Crazy eights.


Next up for VGA, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Legacy 7:00 AM $ 30.00. 

The Legacy Golf Club, rich in heritage and history, is an 18-hole par 71 championship golf course designed by renowned golf course architect Gary Panks. Located on what was once Dwight B. Heard’s 7,500-acre ranch, the golf club is rich in Arizona heritage and history. Taking great pride in preserving and integrating many of the historical structures and monuments, our 18-hole championship golf course offers a unique look and an added opportunity to experience some Arizona history and of the Heard legacy, from which the golf club takes its name. The original two-grain silos, built in 1902, still remain along the 18th fairway and were once the tallest structures in Maricopa County. The Sierra Vista House, which marks the 1st tee, was visited on occasion in the early 1900’s by Theodore Roosevelt and Pancho Villa. Come make your own history at the Legacy Golf Club!

Golf Humor 

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 / The Boulders-South Course

L-R, Steve Richter, Doug Patterson, Gordon Lukert photo taken by Doug Rankin, enjoy the beauty of the The Boulders Golf Course. June, 8th, 2016….The Boulders Club, a semi-private country club for members, resort guests, and daily fee players, features a 6,811 yard, par 72, championship North Course and a 6,726 yard, par 71 championship South Course, both designed by Jay Morrish. The Boulders is world renowned as one of the finest golf resorts in the western United States. The courses are considered the most demanding in the Southwest, and are known for their rugged beauty. The course offers 36 challenging holes, golf pro shop, fitness center, restaurant, and a residential home development. Boulders North Course: The North course, the older of the two courses, features spectacular views of Black Mountain as the course meanders through the Boulders community. Both courses are built right into the desert foothills and offer breathtaking panoramas – including stunning boulder formations, striking Sonoran Desert sunsets and natural desert terrain. Keep your eyes open because desert wildlife is often visible during play. Every day, golfers are surprised to see a bobcat, rabbits, coyotes or a javelina while hunting for a wayward shot. In short, your experience should be a scenic and natural wonder.

Mike Roether took first at beautiful Boulders South course with a 68 net today. Next three golfers scored 69 nets, Steve Richter took second Tony Dalton took third place and Bill Myers takes home the Atta Boy all on  a scorecard playoff. Full results click here. 

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
80 -3 68 $51.00 5.00
2 Richter, Steve

Valley Golfers Association
84 -2 69 $30.00 3.00
3 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
84 -2 69 $21.00 1.00
4 Myers, William

Valley Golfers Association
88 -2 69 $0.00 0.00
5 Rankin, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
92 E 71 $0.00 0.00
6 Giljum, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
87 +1 72 $0.00 0.00
7 Lukert, Gordon

Valley Golfers Association
102 +2 73 $0.00 0.00
8 Golz, Richard

Valley Golfers Association
98 +3 74 $0.00 0.00
9 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
87 +3 74 $0.00 0.00
10 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
109 +3 74 $0.00 0.00
11 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
97 +5 76 $0.00 0.00
12 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
106 +6 77 $0.00 0.00
13 Jennejahn, Barry

Valley Golfers Association
91 +7 78 $0.00 0.00
14 Euler, John

Valley Golfers Association
97 +9 80 $0.00 0.00
15 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
100 +9 80 $0.00 0.00
16 Willis, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
96 +12 83 $0.00 0.00
 DNF Ewing, Harley

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Saturday, June 16, 2018, Talking Sticks / (O’odham-North Course) + 6:56 AM 50.00.

The Course: “When commissioned to design Talking Stick Golf Club, our charge was to create two golf courses to accommodate public play yet each decidedly different, with respect to playing characteristics. Talking Stick Golf Club’s O’odham Course (formerly North Course), with its broad, angular holes, rewards thoughtful play through the rise of its many options according to one’s level of skill. Its low profile, slightly crowned greens and close-cropped approaches encourage running as well as aerial assaults. The Piipaash Course (formerly South Course) with its tree lined fairways and raised greens defended at the sides offers a more straightforward style of play. It presents its challenge and strategy in an open and clear-cut fashion. Whichever course one chooses or prefers, it was our desire to portray golf in a traditional sense, which quietly merges with its tranquil desert surroundings.” – Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw.

Golf Humor 

Saturday, June 9th, 2018 / Verrado-Victory

The Victory Course is unlike any you’ve played. First off, the setting is stunning: wide swaths of green fairways set beneath towering rock faces. Giant granite boulders dot the high desert landscape. And the dramatic backdrop of the White Tank Mountains reminds us why we live here. Also set within the tranquil canyons and coves of the White Tanks, is Verrado Golf Club’s the Founders Course. This breathtaking course has earned a top 5 spot on GolfWeek’s “2016 Best Courses You Can Play,” making 2016 the fourth year in a row Verrado has been honored to make the list, going from number 16 in 2013 all the way to 4 in 2016!

Larry Burton played extremely well today and took 1st place from Danny Campos by one stroke 64 net to 65 net. Nice work Larry. Well done to Danny too as he had 4 good birdies and 2nd place money. Neal Fisel back from a long cycle ride took third with a 66 net. Welcome back Neal. Margaret Storms takes home the Atta-Girl at 68 net.

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
75 -8 64 $45.00 5.00
2 Campos, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
68 -7 65 $27.00 3.00
3 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
85 -6 66 $18.00 1.00
4 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
96 -4 68 $0.00 0.00
5 Belanger, James

Valley Golfers Association
84 -3 69 $0.00 0.00
6 Gunderson, Ron

Valley Golfers Association
88 -3 69 $0.00 0.00
7 Delgado, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
84 -3 69 $0.00 0.00
8 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
80 -2 70 $0.00 0.00
9 Clark, Daniel

Valley Golfers Association
85 -2 70 $0.00 0.00
10 Disque, Eugene

Valley Golfers Association
89 E 72 $0.00 0.00
11 Hecocks, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
84 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
12 Hebert, Thomas

Valley Golfers Association
91 +5 77 $0.00 0.00
13 Jennejahn, Barry

Valley Golfers Association
90 +7 79 $0.00 0.00
14 Willis, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
90 +9 81 $0.00 0.00
 DNF Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Boulders 7:30 AM $ 50.00 + 

L-R, Steve Richter, Doug Patterson, Gordon Lukert, enjoy the beauty of the Boulders Golf Course. June, 8th, 2016….The Boulders Club, a semi-private country club for members, resort guests, and daily fee players, features a 6,811 yard, par 72, championship North Course and a 6,726 yard, par 71 championship South Course, both designed by Jay Morrish. The Boulders is world renowned as one of the finest golf resorts in the western United States. The courses are considered the most demanding in the Southwest, and are known for their rugged beauty. The course offers 36 challenging holes, golf pro shop, fitness center, restaurant, and a residential home development.
Boulders North Course
The North course, the older of the two courses, features spectacular views of Black Mountain as the course meanders through the Boulders community. Both courses are built right into the desert foothills and offer breathtaking panoramas – including stunning boulder formations, striking Sonoran Desert sunsets and natural desert terrain. Keep your eyes open because desert wildlife is often visible during play. Every day, golfers are surprised to see a bobcat, rabbits, coyotes or a javelina while hunting for a wayward shot. In short, your experience should be a scenic and natural wonder.

Golf Humor 

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 / Wildfire-Palmer

Wildfire Golf Club is among the top Phoenix golf courses, situated in the rugged Sonoran Desert of Northeast Phoenix, and features two picturesque 18-hole championship courses designed by two of golf’s greatest legends–Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Congrats to Ken Slagle for his 3 good Birds today.

So there he is, the “Carver” slicing golf balls like a chef on the Food Channel. Cry all you want, but he gets it done. Bill Heller takes the boys out again and I don’t mean to dinner, and wins by 5 strokes with  a 65 net. Nice work and well done Bill. Second place went to Steve Richter with a 70 net and Larry Burton got 3rd at 71 net. Tom Giljum and Mike Roether share the Atta Boy at 74 net. Congrats to Ken Slagle for his 3 good birdies today.

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Purse Points
1 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
95 -7 65 $42.00 5.00
2 Richter, Steve

Valley Golfers Association
84 -2 70 $25.00 3.00
3 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
82 -1 71 $17.00 1.00
4 Giljum, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
88 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
5 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
84 +2 74 $0.00 0.00
6 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
94 +3 75 $0.00 0.00
7 Lukert, Gordon

Valley Golfers Association
103 +3 75 $0.00 0.00
8 Slagle, Ken

Valley Golfers Association
84 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
9 Watson, Bob

Valley Golfers Association
97 +4 76 $0.00 0.00
10 Rankin, Doug

Valley Golfers Association
99 +7 79 $0.00 0.00
11 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
93 +7 79 $0.00 0.00
12 Fisel, Neal

Valley Golfers Association
99 +7 79 $0.00 0.00
13 Willis, Tom

Valley Golfers Association
92 +10 82 $0.00 0.00
 DNF Golz, Richard

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF $0.00 0.00
NS Teague, Andy

Valley Golfers Association
NS NS $0.00 0.00

Next up for VGA, Saturday, June 9, 2018, Verrado Victory + 8:54 AM 45.00 

In the shadows of the White Tank Mountains, just a short drive west of Phoenix, lies 36 holes of championship golf designed by PGA Tour star and Ryder Cup Captain, Tom Lehman. The Verrado Golf Club, with two thrilling layouts meandering the desert, filled with ancient saguaro cacti, old growth Ironwoods, and plenty of wildlife to distract you from unparalleled views of the valley. Both the Founder’s Course and the Victory Course stretch to more than 7,000 yards, offering the skilled player a very difficult test, while the common man can play 5 sets of tee boxes, making for a fun, enjoyable round of golf. The jaw dropping views and rugged natural beauty will remain a memory that yearns for another chance to play the Verrado Golf Club. Following golf, the Verrado Grille restaurant offers a menu full of choices to satisfy most any taste bud, and the views from the patio aren’t too bad.

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Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 / Falcon Dunes

Falcon Golf Club opened for play in 1997 and quickly became a valley favorite for first class public golf at affordable golf rates. Brian Curley of Landmark Golf Company designed Falcon Golf Club. Majestically nestled around the Estrella & White Tank Mountains, the front nine is target style with desert like conditions and the back nine is more traditional with bunkers, water, and trees separating the fairways and greens. The golf course plays at 6733 yards from the back tees with par of 71. Falcon Golf Club has been known for having greens and fairways in great condition. Falcon is a great venue for tournaments because the golf course is playable for the beginning golfer yet challenging for the advanced golfer.

Congrats to Barry Jennejahn on his Eagle on #13 today. Nice shot Barry. Donald Pierce took 1st in Flight # 1 tied with Tim Haight second at 66 net and Ken Slagle also at 66 net. Ken had to settle for third on the scorecard playoff.  Wow a three-way tie in Flight 1. Tony Dalton and Mike Roether shared the Atta Boy at 69 net. Now for Flight #2, Eddie Little scored 67 net for 1st place all by himself, with Dennis Haigwood and Margaret Storms 2nd and 3rd respectively tied at 69 nets. Dennis winning on the Scorecard playoff. Jeff Currie and Eugene Disque shared the Atta Boy at 70 nets each. Hope it wasn’t too hot out there.

Flight 1 Click here for all results.

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Points
1 Pierce, Donald

Valley Golfers Association
74 -5 66 5.00
2 Haight, Tim

Valley Golfers Association
74 -5 66 3.00
3 Slagle, Ken

Valley Golfers Association
74 -5 66 1.00
4 Dalton, Tony

Valley Golfers Association
83 -2 69 0.00
5 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
79 -2 69 0.00
6 Richter, Steve

Valley Golfers Association
84 E 71 0.00
7 Silverman, Rusty

Valley Golfers Association
86 +1 72 0.00
8 Jennejahn, Barry

Valley Golfers Association
83 +1 72 0.00
9 Clark, Daniel

Valley Golfers Association
88 +1 72 0.00
10 Delgado, Dan

Valley Golfers Association
84 +2 73 0.00
11 Burton, Larry

Valley Golfers Association
86 +4 75 0.00
12 Amstutz, Ron

Valley Golfers Association
90 +4 75 0.00
13 Hebert, Thomas

Valley Golfers Association
92 +7 78 0.00
14 Dan, Al

Valley Golfers Association
90 +8 79 0.00

Flight 2

Pos. Player Total
Gross
To Par
Net
Total
Net
Points
1 Little, Eddie

Valley Golfers Association
94 -4 67 5.00
2 Haigwood, Dennis

Valley Golfers Association
92 -2 69 3.00
3 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
101 -2 69 1.00
4 Currie, Jeffery

Valley Golfers Association
88 -1 70 0.00
5 Disque, Eugene

Valley Golfers Association
88 -1 70 0.00
6 Jordan, Stephen

Valley Golfers Association
92 +1 72 0.00
7 Bucco, John

Valley Golfers Association
100 +3 74 0.00
8 Panarello, Mick

Valley Golfers Association
98 +4 75 0.00
9 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
105 +5 76 0.00
10 Kowalchik, George

Valley Golfers Association
96 +5 76 0.00
11 Baca, Kenneth

Valley Golfers Association
98 +7 78 0.00
12 Baldwin, Fred

Valley Golfers Association
99 +10 81 0.00
13 Roether, Vance

Valley Golfers Association
102 +12 83 0.00
 DNF Snively, Lloyd

Valley Golfers Association
 DNF  DNF 0.00

Above is the # 13 hole at Falcon Dunes GC where Barry Jennejahn scored his Eagle today. Below shows where his drive landed.


Next up for VGA, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Wildfire (Palmer) 7:30 AM $ 50.00. 

Wildfire Golf Club is amongst the top Phoenix golf courses, situated in the rugged Sonoran Desert of Northeast Phoenix, and features two picturesque 18-hole championship courses designed by two of golf’s greatest legends–Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo.

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