Event Recaps

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Ahwatukee CC.

Welcome to AhwatukeeGolf.com, the official website of Ahwatukee Golf Club. Located just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Tempe, Scottsdale and the like, Ahwatukee Golf Club is the perfect venue for your next Arizona golf vacation, weekend tee time or quick golf getaway. Designed by Arizona golf legend, John Bulla, this 6,713 yard, par 72 layout mixes the beauty of its desert landscape with mature tree-lined fairways, and a challenging, yet fair, layout to create a memorable golf experience.

VGA Round Results from today’s event.


Flight A top 3

Elmer Schmidt 1st @ 73 net, Donald Majors 2nd @ 74 net, and George Kowalwhik 3rd @ 74 in a scorecard playoff, Mathew Brogen and Joe Pilewicz tied for the Atta Boy @ 75 net. George Kowalchik hit an Eagle shot that was 5 wood to 8 feet and made the putt on hole 9 at the Ahwatukee Golf Club.


Flight B top 3

Neal Fisel in for 1st @ 73 net, Bill Heller 2nd @ 73 net, and Bob Inman 3rd @ 73 nets. They all tied and this was the order in a scorecard playoff. Doug Walsh got the Atta Boy at 77 net.


George Kowalchik hit an Eagle shot that was a 5 wood to 8 feet and made the putt on hole 9 at the Ahwatukee Golf Club.

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Up next for VGA, Saturday, 24 February 2024 Aguila (+) 10:32 AM City Rate +10. Tap here for the course Website.

About Aguila 18…​Gary Panks links design course Challenging layout and design for all levels of golfers Transition areas feature native grasses and wildflowers Set at the base of South Mountain with scenic mountain views. Three lakes come into play on five holes. Scenic skyline views of downtown Phoenix. Continuous cart paths and four sets of tees. Eat at The Nest restaurant. Aguila (Spanish for Eagle) logo displays the ancient Aztec design of an eagle on merchandise and apparel.​

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Saturday, February 17, 2024, Encanto GC, + Saturday’s 2-person Best Ball Play for 1st Q.

Built in 1935 and located in the core of the city’s historic district, Encanto is the third oldest golf course in Arizona. Designed by William P. Bell is Ideally suited for the average golfer with wide level fairways and a limited number of hazards making for an enjoyable round for all ages and levels of golfer. Spectacular views of downtown Phoenix. Amenities include a driving range and practice green.

VGA Round Results from today’s event.


Flight A top 3

Steve Laveirge 1st @ 69 net, Lonny Rakes 2nd @ 71 net, Rob Katzaroff 3rd @ 71 nets and June Vutrano took the Atta Girl all tied at 71 nets that was settled in a scorecard playoff.


Flight B top 3

Charles Falcone 1st @ 64 net Wow Wow!, Eric Neilan 2nd @ 67 net, and Alan Arndt my Cart partner 3rd @ 69 net. Neal Fisel, Steve Richter, and Donald Majors split the Atta Boy 3 ways tied at 71 nets in a scorecard playoff.


Two Person Best Ball Team Winners for Saturday’s First Quarter event.

First Place. Steve Laveirge & Steve Richter. $100.00
Second Place: Neal Fisel and Rob Katzaroff. $60.00
Third Place: Jim Emma and Fred Baldwin. $40.00.


VGA Big Dog point leaders for the 2024 season Click here.


Perhaps these video tips could help your game.


Up next for VGA, Wednesday, 21 February 2024 Ahwatuke (+) 9:00 AM $74.00.Tap here for the course Website.

Welcome to AhwatukeeGolf.com, the official website of Ahwatukee Golf Club. Located just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Tempe, Scottsdale, and the like, Ahwatukee Golf Club is the perfect venue for your next Arizona golf vacation, weekend tee time, or quick golf getaway. Designed by Arizona golf legend, John Bulla, this 6,713-yard, par 72 layout mixes the beauty of its desert landscape with mature tree-lined fairways, and a challenging, yet fair, layout to create a memorable golf experience.

Harley Ewing Web Mgr. Posts and updates and Tom Hebert’s company powers the VGA website ValleyGolfers.com

Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, Aguila GC on Valentine’s Day.

About Aguila 18… Hole # 1 Gary Panks links design course Challenging layout and design for all levels of golfers Transition areas feature native grasses and wildflowers Set at the base of South Mountain with scenic mountain views Three lakes come into play on five holes Scenic skyline views of downtown Phoenix Continuous cart paths and four sets of tees Aguila (Spanish for Eagle) logo displays the ancient Aztec design of an eagle on merchandise and apparel.

Happy Valentine’s Day to all VGA Members.

VGA Round Results from today’s event.


Flight A top 3

Rusty Silverman 1st @ 72 net, Perry Variano 2nd @ 72 net, Larry Burton 3rd @ 72 net. All places were decided in a scorecard playoff. The Atta Boy was won by Robert Froehlich at 74 net all to himself.


Flight B top 3

Lovell Robinson 1st @ 69 net, Steve Richter 2nd @ 70 net, and Neal Fisel @ 72 net. Danny Clark, Doug Walsh, tied Neal at 72 nets but alas had to share the Atta Boy. In a scorecard playoff of course.


VGA Big Dog point leaders for the 2024 season Click here.


Perhaps these video tips could help your game.


Up next for VGA, Saturday, 17 February 2024 Encanto (+) + 2 person best ball play 9:10 AM City Rate +10. Tap here for the course Website.

Built-in 1935 and located in the core of the city’s historic district, Encanto is the third oldest golf course in Arizona. Designed by William P. Bell is Ideally suited for the average golfer with wide-level fairways and a limited number of hazards making for an enjoyable round for all ages and levels of golfer. Spectacular views of downtown Phoenix. Amenities include a driving range and practice green.

Harley Ewing Web Mgr. Posts and updates and Tom Hebert’s company powers the VGA website ValleyGolfers.com