Category: Card Games & Sports

Mid-Season Update for Lady 18ers

Lady 18ers never miss an opportunity to wear bling on the course. Pictured are Glenda Jacobsma, Joy Morgan, Jackie Huyghebaert, and Carolyn Jarvis.

Dana Marrs January finds us midway through the season, enjoying each other’s company, playing more consistent golf, and nearing the time of year for our favorite events. Mark your calendars for: Jan. 12 – Ladies Net Shootout Jan. 21 and 28 – Solheim Cup Feb. 9 – Ladies Gross Shootout Feb. 11 and 18 – SunBird Cup March…

Free Introductory Golf Lessons

Whether you are new to golfing or just getting back into the game, SunBird Golf Club volunteers can help you get started with beginner or refresher lessons. Beginner lessons are for those who want to learn the basic shots. You will move through these four stations: driving, irons, chipping, and putting. Refresher lessons are for…

Courtside with the Tennis Club

Lillian Donley has retired! Thanks for all your hard work!

Jenifer Walden At our last meeting, Dec. 2, we voted in our new board members for 2020. Our secretary, Lillian Donley, has retired and will be moving to her new home in Clarendon. Christine Terechenok presented Lillian with a certificate of excellence in appreciation of her dedication and outstanding service over the years, and Jen…

PGA Pro Offers Golf Clinics to Tune Up Your Game

Gary Hodges, retired PGA professional, is offering golf clinics to take your 2020 game to the next level. The clinics will offer two sessions: one on how to putt, pitch, and chip and one on the half swing/full swing. These sessions will be repeated. Clinics will take place on Saturdays from 1 to 2 p.m.…

Bridge Results

Bridge Gala—All Are Welcome Sue McCutcheon With 2020 sliding into place, so have the Bridge Gala plans. The date is set for Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Horizon Room at 1:30 p.m. Before we begin play, there will be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets. One hundred percent of the raffle ticket sales goes towards…

Card Scores

Mexican train If you’re available on Tuesday afternoons from 12:45 to 3:15 p.m., we are looking for players. We will teach you, and it’s easy to learn. We are located in the room upstairs close to the patio. Bring $1.00 and you could win it back or more. We’re a fun-loving group of gals. See…

Pro Shop News

Gary Hodges, head pro Welcome to 2020 at SunBird Golf Club. We are off and running in the new year. We have lots of events planned. The next big event is the Founders Tournament scheduled for Jan. 25. Other events planned for January are the Ladies Net Shoot Out on Jan. 12, at 1:30 p.m.…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka PBX Club is a free online website where you can get more pickleball playing tips, news, and money-saving discounts on equipment and travel. Best of all, PBX Club broadcasts the Pickleball Show with top pickleball players and suppliers. The following advice was recently posted on their site. Never go in the kitchen with two…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association

Norm Ott Happy New Year, SunBird, from the SunBird Men’s Golf Association. As we move into January, more of our snowbird residents and renters will be returning for a joyous winter in the Valley of the Sun. The association, aka the Men’s Club, wishes to welcome all back, as well as those who are new…

The Bocce Ball Marathon Deadline Is Jan. 3

Dianne Reed What are those sounds I hear? There are muffled voices emanating from the southern Championship area: moans and groans of agony, screams of euphoria, and epithets of displeasure. What are these sounds? The noise is coming from the bocce ball players practicing for the big marathon that begins in January. Last year, 48 teams competed…