Cottonwood & Palo Verde Golf Associations
Cottonwood & Palo Verde Ladies Golf Associations
Cottonwood Lady Niner's Golf League - The Cottonwood Lady Niner’s play a nine-hole shotgun every Thursday afternoon at 12:30 pm from November to the end of May. Ladies of all ages and ability (including novice golfers) find this fun-loving group friendly and tolerant of all skill levels. Immediately following golf, members enjoy rehashing the day's play in the club lounge. We welcome ladies from all phases of Sun Lakes to join. A number of seasonal luncheons and play dates with other ladies’ leagues in Sun Lakes are held throughout the season. An annual Member/Guest event is also held each year. Dues are currently $55.00 for the year. Contact Karen Kishpaugh, Membership Chairperson, at 517-889-2233 or Bette Lu Buchanan, President, at 480-710-2085 for details.
Cottonwood Ladies' Golf Association - Join in the fun with Cottonwood Ladies Golf Association and enjoy 18 holes of friendly competition every Thursday morning all year round. We have over 100 members who come from all three phases of Sun Lakes. Each week features either a social tournament or one of our major golf tournaments: club championship, match play, handicap or partners. We have a home and home with Oakwood, the CottonVerde is played with members of Palo Verde Ladies Club consisting of 9 holes on Palo Verde golf course and 9 on Cottonwood, and also a tournament with a player from each of the Sun Lakes Women’s Golf Clubs: Oakwood, Ironwood, Palo Verde and Cottonwood. A tournament with the Cottonwood 9ers is also part of our schedule. Several times during the year we have a team mixer 'fun day' followed by a luncheon business meeting.
We welcome new members to our group. For more information contact Sandy Eeds, Membership Chairperson 425-417-0709 or Marky Wilson, President at 206-229-4481.
You may also find information on our website at: www.cwlga.net/info
Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association - Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) was founded in January 1985 with 50 charter members and has since grown to over 200 members. The league plays every Tuesday year around. Tournaments include a Cotton/Verde Tournament played with the Cottonwood ladies; Cactus Open; Sun Lakes Invitational with the Sun Lakes ladies; Member/Guest; Fun Day; Home and Home with Ironwood ladies; Men's/Women's Challenge; Turkey Shoot and the Invitational with SunBird ladies. Club Championship and President's Cup Tournaments are played during February and March. In addition to these activities, monthly luncheons are also held. Annual dues include the fee for your AWGA handicap and are used to pay prize money throughout the year. Membership applications are in the Pro Shop. For more information, contact the Pro Shop at 895-0300.
Cottonwood & Palo Verde Men's Golf Associations NEWS
Cottonwood Men's Golf Association (CMGA) - Membership is open to men in Sun Lakes who own property and (1) purchase an annual golf membership or play card, or (2) pay green fees at the Cottonwood course. Currently the club has over 330 members. Membership applications can be obtained at the Cottonwood Pro Shop. Saturday is the official Men's tournament day and members play a variety of events including team and individual competitions. Entry fees for the day are generally $7.00 which covers the weekly prize fund and patio party with chips and drinks. When we play individual games, members may play skins in their flights for $2.00 or $4.00. Dues for membership in the association are $55 per year. The men's club board sets the fees relative to the programs that are planned for the coming year. The annual dues include each member's fee to establish a USGA handicap. In order to participate in all tournaments, a member must have a published handicap. Throughout the year the club holds a variety of tournaments including Member/Member, Member/Guest, Club Championship. President Cup and Ryder Cup. Also, Home/Home events are scheduled with other area golfing communities. CMGA welcomes new members. Questions and comments may be directed to President Les Blaylock@ 480-895-2146. For more information regarding CMGA, click here or go to our web page at cmga-sunlakes.com.
Palo Verde Men's Golf Association - Palo Verde Men's Golf Association (PVMGA) has thrived for the past thirty years by cultivating a strong management team and by catering to the needs of its members. The PVMGA is an extremely active golf association in the Sun Lakes Community with more than 300 members. It fosters community activities during the season in the form of the South East Valley Home-and-Homes with Sun Lakes Country Club, Sunbird, Fountain-of-the-Sun, and Oakwood. Intra-Club and summer tournaments are held with Sunbird, Ironwood, and Sun Lakes Country Club. The annual Member/Guest Tournament is one of the best in the community. These events are strongly supported by our membership and are frequently oversubscribed; thus early sign-up is recommended.
Cottonwood Sunday Couples and Cottonwood and Palo Verde Twilight Couples
Cottonwood hosts Couples Events every Sunday through the year. Couples are invited to sign up as a twosome or foursome on the Event Section of our Chelsea booking system. Cost for signing up for the Sunday couples is $4, paid on the day of play. A list of the games played is in our annual calendar.
Cottonwood Twilight Couples Events are also held throughout the year from November 1st through April on Thursdays starting at 2:30 and May 1st through October starting at 4:30. It culminates with our very popular end of season Night Golf. Sign-up for Twilight Golf is at the Cottonwood Pro Shop. The cost for Twilight Golf is $10 per couple for annual members and $20 per couple for non-annuals, with a variety of games played each week.
Palo Verde Twilight Couples begins in May and runs through September. PV will also host another exciting Night Golf event at the end of September.
Both Sunday and Twilight Couples Events are an exciting way of meeting friends and developing new relationships.
Palo Verde Couples League
The Palo Verde Couples League meets every Friday for 18 holes of fun filled golf. We have year round events and competitions including the Couples Club Championship, which is awarded to both gross and net.
Sun Lakes Lady Putters
The Lady Putters play at Sisk Park each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 9:30 am (arriving at 9:00 am). The group has 203 members. Yearly dues are $10.00 payable in April each year. Two dollars ($2.00) is payable each day of play for prizes. Play is usually from the 1st week in November through the 1st week in May. The group has a luncheon each year at Christmas and again in the spring.
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