2019 Summer Member/Member

posted Oct 4, 2019, 11:08 AM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Oct 4, 2019, 11:12 AM ]

The MGA member/member tournament was held in nice summer weather conditions this September.
Temperatures had cooled due to a milder monsoon season.

The winners this year were:
Gross: John Turyn and Craig Bieker
Net: JD Bradfield and Tommy Crawford

Congratulations to the winners.
This is the last tournament of the 2018-2019 season.
We hope all members who played this year had an enjoyable time.

2019 Sonoran Shootout

posted May 7, 2019, 2:44 PM by MGA Administrator   [ updated May 7, 2019, 2:59 PM ]

The annual member/guest four day event was held April 17-20.
48 teams played in the event.
The winners this year are Read Smith and guest Bill Gordan.

2019 Club Championship

posted Mar 19, 2019, 11:02 AM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 5:21 PM ]

Every year the MGA tests for the best golfers at the club.
Congratulations to all who participated and to our champions.

2019 Member/Member

posted Feb 19, 2019, 11:41 AM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 10:57 AM ]

The two day Member/Member (Corte Bella Cup) was completed.
The winning teams for this year's event are:

Overall Gross
Overall Net
Dan Gleason
Robert Stone
Kevin Nabholtz
Gordon Rowley

Congratulations to our winners.

2019 Senior & Super Senior Club Championship

posted Feb 6, 2019, 1:02 PM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Feb 6, 2019, 1:25 PM ]

The 2019 champions are:
   Gross Score   
 Net Score
Senior Club Champion
 Paul Andrews
 Greg Sorensen
Super Senior Club Champion
 Nat Pellegrini
 Jerry Quartana

Congratulations to our winners.

2019 4-Ball "Siggy Cup"

posted Jan 21, 2019, 1:53 PM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Feb 6, 2019, 1:06 PM ]

The 2nd annual Siggy Cup was held January 18-19.
This event is played to recognize the contributions of Ray Siggins who was
    instrumental during the beginnings of the MGA.
He served as an officer, worked with the golf club installing Golf Genius and
    established the foundations for pari-mutuel betting.
The tree on the left side of hole #1 is named in his honor.

This years champions are:
    Overall Gross Score: Bill Hughes, Greg Sorenson, Rich Tamburro, John Waxham
    Overall Net Score: Steve Anderson, Sam Pechkurow, Jim Whitehead, Doug Carney

Congratulations to our winners.

2018 Ryder Cup

posted Nov 20, 2018, 9:54 AM by MGA Administrator   [ updated May 7, 2019, 2:55 PM ]

The Ryder Cup is one of the most popular tournaments of the year.
This year the Blue team bested the Red team 62.5 to 47.5.
Congratulations to the winners.  This photo will be mounted in the Men's locker room until next year.

Blue Team

2018 Summer Member/Member

posted Oct 2, 2018, 1:21 PM by MGA Administrator   [ updated May 7, 2019, 2:40 PM ]

Our Summer Member/Member is the last tournament of the 2017-2018 season.
The participants are some of the hardiest members at Corte Bella who thrive on the Sun City West summer weather.

The winners this year are as follows:

Flight 1: Mike Adams and Doug Smith
Flight 2: Tom Hoag and Jeff Huget
Flight 3: Michael Mollman and Tom Stephenson

Congratulations to our winners and the completion of another successful season of competition at Corte Bella.

2019 Rule Changes

posted Sep 12, 2018, 2:13 PM by MGA Administrator   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 2:35 PM ]

Effective January 1, 2019 the USGA and R&A have approved changes to the rules of golf.
Some of the more significant changes are:
  • Dropping a ball can be performed from the knee rather than the shoulder
  • Searching for a lost ball cannot be longer than 3 minutes
  • New procedure for taking a lateral relief
  • Placing a marked ball on the green when affected by wind etc.
  • No penalty when putt hits an unattended flag stick
  • No penalty for touching line of play
  • No penalty for grounding a club in penalty area (exceptions apply)
  • Distance measuring devices are allowed
  • No penalty for accidentally striking a ball twice
  • Encouraging “ready golf”
For more comprehensive examples of these rule changes visit USGA rule changes

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