City OKs beer, wine at golf course

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff It’s OK for the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course and pro shop to serve beer and wine when they get their license, commissioners agreed at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. Being able to serve alcoholic beverages at the golf course would be an “improvement for city businesses and the citizens,” […]

Who knows what good for you

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers ust when New Mexico folks thought that burrito was safe, new news says a tainted bag of spinach found its way to the Land of Enchantment. The spinach E. coli scare has now strained its way to 23 states, killing one in Wisconsin. While the scare heavily hit California — […]

Camaraderie drives Rattlers to scramble

By Thomas Garcia Rattlers from classes past came together to play golf for the annual Rattler Reunion Scramble at Tucumcari’s Municipal Golf Course beginning on Friday and continuing today. “I really enjoy the annual Scramble,” said Fred Porter of Tucumcari. Teeing off on hole one were long-time friends and classmates Rene Maciel of Waco, Jamie […]

County gets update on Ute Lake Ranch; New requirements on control burns

By Quay County Sun Staff In a presentation before the Quay County Commission at their regular meeting, Lonnie Phelps, engineer for the Ute Lake Ranch development project, discussed the developer’s progress regarding the planned golf course and development of homes around the course. Phelps said The Interstate Stream Commission had concerns about possible pollutants getting […]

Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker: QCS Golf Columnist For all you ladies missing out on the Wed evenings clinics they are still going on at 6 p.m. We have had good participation and the ladies are having fun. Sorry for all of the bad winds and heat. I believe we all knew the heat would be here […]

New Mexico dog has unclear future

By Ryn Gargulinski:QCS Columnist The New Mexico dog that has been perpetually running away for more than a year to find a girlfriend has taken off again. When he was gone a week we formulated a theory. He found a girlfriend. When his absence stretched to 14 days we got a new theory. He up […]

May 17, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

This is the second part of the United States Golf Associaton’s Handicapping System. Handicap Index is your portable handicap that you can take to other courses of different Rating and recieve your proper Handicap from the Handicap Table at course being played. A handicap index compares a player’s scoring ability of a scratch golfer on […]

Every Mother’s Day gift is a good one

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist It’s that time of year to thank one of the most important people in the world — mommy dearest. After all, if not for her, we wouldn’t be here in the first place. This fact, sadly, is frequently twisted and used against her by the angry teen who screams about […]

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 […]

Football provides bonding opportunities

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor My first encounter with football was getting hit in the head with one. No, it really wasn’t but it sounds funny. And it brings back fond memories of that Brady Bunch episode in which a football smashes into and breaks Marsha’s nose. Ah, the joy of the game. Actually, […]