Category: Card Games & Sports

SunBird Golf Club Tournament Listing 2020-21

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months! Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament* Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lion’s Club Tournament Feb. 24 (Wednesday): Bandits Tournament March 6 (Saturday): CRAB Tournament Shoot outs will be held Friday afternoons rather than Sunday afternoons.…

Mens’ Golf Club Reminders and Events

Scott Moore Below are a number of the more notable issues discussed in the December Executive Committee meeting: 1. The golf course, as usual, would like our help in communicating, as well as practicing good golf etiquette as it relates to pace of play, repairing tee box, fairway and rough divots, and greenside ball marks.…

Tennis News from SunBird

Kenny and Rhonda Nelson

Kenny and Rhonda Nelson Once again, as Jen reminded us last month, we cannot decide how to play if this COVID-19 does not get covered, distanced, and hand-wiped! Our numbers at the Tennis Club are down by COVID-19, but also the governments of our two countries are keeping our neighbors from the North away until…

2021: Happy New Year

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent 2020 is over. It was an interesting year with all the changes we have made to the golf course, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the strange weather patterns. Hopefully, the pandemic will be gone soon, and the rain will fall. In December, I celebrated my SunBird birthday—I am one year old…

Halfway Hut

Julie Anderson Thirsty or hungry as you round the golf course from hole 9 to hole 10? Check out the new Halfway Hut, and buy a drink (non-alcoholic) or a snack! You don’t have to be playing golf—if you want a snack, stop by to pick up a cold drink or a candy bar. The…

CRAB Golf Tournament and Auction

Norm Ott The CRAB golf tournament and accompanying auction, which were to be held in November, had to be canceled due the COVID-19 pandemic. The events have now been rescheduled for March 5 and 6, 2021, pending, of course, on the degree of improvement in this health situation and the allowable use of the SunBird…

The Pot O’ Gold Raffle Drawing, Friday, March 12

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent 1st place ~ $400 2nd place ~ $350 3rd place ~ $300 4th place ~ $250 5th place ~ $200 Raffle tickets: $1 each ~ 6 for $5 ~ 12 for $10 ~ 18 for $15 ~ 25 for $20 Buy as many tickets as you want between now and…

Record Turnout at Annual SunBird Open

Dwight Mallery

Julie Anderson Dwight Mallery looking dapper at the 11th Annual Sunbird Open held on Dec. 5. We had a record turnout of 142 golfers! The money raised will go towards repairing our two bridges.

Pro Shop and Course Happenings

Laurie Moore-Kelech, Pro Shop Manager Finally, we are done with a challenging 2020, and moving into 2021. I see more new faces every day and have enjoyed meeting all of you. I am looking forward to a season of continued partnering and collaboration. I mentioned in a previous article, “My vision for the Golf Club…