Cow escapes to reach golf course glory

Baxter Black It’s 6 1/2 hours from Sierraville to Modesto and the packing house. Karl had put together a load of cull cows. Whilst unloading, a bony gummer mama cow who looked like a ragged shag carpet hangin’ over a sawhorse, balked, backed up, and fell between the chute and the truck! Karl leaped after […]

Coach pleased with tourney results

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari golf team hosted a tournament Monday at the country club golf course. Assistant Coach Jim Montoya said around 60 athletes from various schools came out to compete. Head golf coach Daniel Hutchins had the following to say about the tournament: “We did well. The boys came out in third. We had […]

Press Release: Free golf for county residents

UTE LAKE, New Mexico — If playing a Nicklaus Design championship golf course along the 8,400-acre Ute Lake wasn’t enough, Quay County residents can now play the extraordinary lakefront course at 12 Shores at Ute Lake absolutely free during the month of September as an end-of-summer “thank you” to the local market that has supported […]

Golf more recreation than work

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist Bob Hope once said “If you watch a game it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” I guess it’s recreation because I think my golfing partners on a recent outing will attest that I wasn’t working all that hard at the game. […]

Rattler golfer aims for state qualifier

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari Rattlers golf team member will try Thursday for state qualifying at Roswell. “The tournament (at New Mexico Military Institute) is called the last chance tournament,” said Golf Coach Daniel Hutchins. “Gabriel will do fine.” Junior Gabriel Montoya has two of three qualifying legs needed to participate in […]

Who am I

I was born and raised in Quay County. …. I enjoy a good game of golf. … I have no indoor pets but some outdoor animals. … My favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate. Send your guesses to thomas_garcia@link.freedom.com or call him at 461-1952. Last week’s answer: Yvette Fazekas was born in Tucumcari, the second […]

Tucumcari Rotary set for tourney

The Tucumcari Rotary Club is set for its Two Man Golf Tournament on June 27. Proceeds from the event

Tournament schedule for Tucumcari Golf Course

Tournaments set at city golf course The following are upcoming golf tournaments at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. For times and entry fees, call 461-1849. l May 23: San Jon Tournament. l June 6-7: Mesa Open. l June 27: Rotary Tournament. l July 4: Legends 4 person Scramble. l July 24-26: Vic Breen Tournament. l […]

Rattlers finish ninth at Rudioso golf invite

By QCS Staff RUIDOSO — The Tucumcari Rattlers improved their first round score by 15 strokes Tuesday but finished ninth in the small-school division of the Leroy Gooch Invitational golf tournament. The Rattlers shot a 349 Tuesday at the Links at Sierra Blanco and finished the two-day, 36-hole tournament at 713.St. Michael’s won the nine-team […]

04-04-09: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting, Golf Course Advisory Board, Golf Pro Shop, Municipal Golf Course, 4465 Rt.66. Call 461-1849.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, […]