Idyllwild local, Dawn Miller and six family members pose after participating in Las Vegas Great Santa Run. Miller and her family (#8348 is her daughter) pushed the number of running Santas to 8,123, helping the Las Vegas charity break the world record for the most “Santas” in a 5K race.
Local triathlete Bill Whitman ran two races recently and finished strongly in both. On Dec. 3 and 4, he entered the HITS Triathlon in Palm Springs. This inaugural event featured five distances, including a 100-meter swim, a 3-mile bike and 1-mile run. Whitman finished second in his age group (45-49) and sixth overall in the […]
Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines handicap chair, gave this report on last week’s Palms to Pines golf tournament: Palms to Pines Golf Association co-founder George Kretsinger showed up in his own golf cart to tag along for a few holes during the club’s regular monthly tournament at the Palm Desert Resort Country Club on Friday, […]
Hill triathlete Brad Rechtfertig has suffered through an injury this fall, which has limited his training. But he was able to compete in the Fearless Triathlon at Mission Bay in San Diego on Oct. 30. “[The race] consisted of a 750m swim, 20k bike and 5k run. It was a Grand Prix-style race where each […]
Idyllwild’s Palms to Pines Golf Association held its regular monthly tournament in conjunction with the final match-play playoff for the title of Club Champion on Friday, Oct. 21, on the Legends Course at the Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon in Beaumont (formerly East Valley Golf Club). The course was in excellent shape and the weather was fantastic.
Sandii Castleberry’s wiffle golf fundraising tournament saw its fourth edition on the Castleberry Country Club course last Sunday. In its first year, the tournament has raised money for several worthy local causes and will continue to do so next season. Sunday’s outing benefited smARTS, an all-volunteer arts program for students at Idyllwild School. Heather Mello, […]
After round one of the Frys.com Open in San Martin, California, Idyllwild native Brendan Steele is tied with three other players for the lead at four-under-par 74. After going out in a one-over-par 36, he blistered the back nine with a five-under-par 31. Steele tees off tomorrow, Friday, at 12:10 p.m. Television coverage begins at […]
Brendan Steele and his fellow pros shredded the TPC Summerlin course in Las Vegas last week during the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Steele fired a 15-under par 66-65-69-69 — 269 to garner a tie for 16th place and a payday of more than $61,000. Almost all aspects of the Idyllwild native’s game […]
Brendan Steele’s golf game did not mesh with the Cog Hill course in the third FedEx Cup playoff tournament last week. He managed only a 16-over-par 78-75-75-72 — 300 that finished near the bottom of the field. The Idyllwild native did show major improvement on the final nine, however, firing a three-under-par 33 that earned […]
Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines handicap chairman, gave this report on last week’s Palms to Pines golf tournament: Idyllwild’s Palms to Pines Golf Association held its regular monthly tournament on Friday, Sept. 16, at Hemet Golf Club. The morning was pleasantly cool under cloudy skies. The sun came out later, accompanied by a light breeze. […]