1-20-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker This week I will be off to Albuquerque for a high school workshop for the upcoming high school golf season. Feb. 5: Start of Season for Golf Team For all students who are planning to be part of the golf team, the season begins Feb 5. Please contact me at 461-1849 before […]

11-22-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hopefully the weather is going to stay nice during our winter months so everyone can get out and play and enjoy your course. Another important thought: I will be completing the 2007 Calendar of Events shortly, so if you are planning a special event for next year, contact […]

Logan loses pair, San Jon splits

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns, both girls and boys varsity teams, lost to the to the Des Moines Demons Tuesday night. Both teams had foul trouble throughout the first half, even though the scores stayed close. The Lady Longhorns lost to the Lady Demons 54-58. The Lady Demons took advantage of […]

11-08-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Some people missed something special when you passed up the fantastic five-course Italian meal at the Country Club last Saturday. Tony Morano and his committee members — Peggy Shipley, Rick and Agnes Morano, Lynn Frost, Gary Lee, Ruth Litchfield, and, of course, Momma Morano — made sure there was great treat for […]

10-14-2006:Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Looks like winter is close and a reminder to all: If we happen to have frost in the morning, the course will be closed until the frost has burnt off. Plan a winter escape Some folks have expressed interest in going to Arizona to play a little golf during the cold months. […]

Sept. 27, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Many golfers and non-golfers enjoyed Saturday evening’s Nite Lite Scramble party. It couldn’t have happened without the help of volunteers Des and Linda Griggs, Sandy Lee, Gary Lee, Randy and Carol Block, Dave Hein, Vicki Frost and all the club members. And I hope I didn’t forget anyone. Nite Lite format For those of you […]

Rattlers lose to Bears by a yard

By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers fell short in overtime for their third loss of the season. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost against the Bears Friday night in Estancia in overtime 18-19. Even with over 100 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the game, Brian Lopez wanted one more yard. He was tackled on the one-yard line […]

Dog toys: You’re on notice

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist The other morning’s meditation was blanketed with its usual soothing lulls, but it was also punctuated by a new sound — a sickly, squeaky noise. My dog was eating my pet rat! As I bolted out of the semi-lotus position, nearly knocking over the Chinese red spice incense, I hurled […]

April 12, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker It is that time of the year to start all of the fun and excitement. The annual Tri-Format Tournament kicks off 9 a.m. Saturday. The format of the tourney is three different types of Team Play. The first nine holes will be scored using the best ball of the twosome, the second […]

March 29, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the week Boost your putting confidence. Try to spend 5 to 10 minutes on the practice green getting a feel for the speed and your distance control. Start with mid-range putts of 35 to 40 feet. Finish with the short ones and watch them fall into the cup to boost […]