12-29-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Happy New Year to everyone. I hope that everyone will have a prosperous New Year and make a lot of birdies and eagles! Many Thanks to everyone who made my stay in Tucumcari a fun and great experience. The support from the merchants during our busy tournament season is a tribute to the game of […]

Tucker seeks greener fairways as pro at T or C

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Howie Tucker, PGA golf pro at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course, has resigned to take a similar position in Truth or Consequences. Tucker, who has been at the course for three years, said he will be leaving early next year to work for the Truth or Consequences Golf Course. Tucker […]

07-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

The course is in good shape, come out and enjoy the events. Upcoming events 35th Vic Breen Scholarship Partnership Tournament. 5 p.m. shootout, July 27. July 28-29 tournament days. Call Howie at 461-1849 for details. Pointer of the Week How many of you know the your proper distance of every club in your bag? Or […]

Rattlers golf squad places 13th

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers Golf Team placed 13th among 22 teams (5A through 2A) competing in Roswell, April 9-10, at the Spring River Golf Course and the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course. Individual scores were: Stephen Smith 85-92 Qasim Badshah 86-100 Justin Alvarez 90-101 Nathan Andrada 90-101 Mike Martinez 96-118 “It was […]

June 7, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Results from the weekend’s Mesa Country Club Two-Man Las Vegas Scramble Red flight: First, Jim Norris/J.W. Norris. Second, Pete Sierra/Hale Allen. Third, Roger Bowe/John L Frost. Blue flight: First, tie between Edgar Shipley/Sam Marshno, Joe Dominquez/Larry Brown and Fred Barnett/Ton Marano. Closest to hole: Saturday, Richard Primrose (No. 3) and Steve Mills […]

Tuck’s Turf

Howie Tucker Quick golf notes: The finals are set for the Match Play Championship — Steve Mills vs. Larry Roybal Srin in the Mesa Flight and Frank Gutierrez vs. Vicki Frost in the Country Club Flight. Special note for all junior high and high school students: Get in touch with Howie Tucker at 461-1849 for […]

Golf tourney to benefit THS golf team

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course is hosting a tournament Sunday to benefit the Tucumcari High School golf team. About 40 golfers have already signed up and the course’s golf pro Howie Tucker said he welcomes more participants. “It will be an 18-hole tournament with a four-person scramble,” Tucker said. […]

Tucumcari’s golf course gets new pro

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun As a member of the Pro Golf Association since 1974, Howie Tucker is an experienced golf professional. He has worked at courses in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. He worked at the Ryder Cup — an American versus European golf tournament — in 1993, and served on the PGA […]