Category: Card Games & Sports

5th annual Poker Run

Ruth Anne Hobbs Roadrunners golf and social club have so much fun getting together and the 5th annual Poker Run was just one of the many yearly activities. Special thank you to those members who graciously opened their homes for wonderful appetizers and drinks: Hank Danelski / Sharen VanGruensver, Dale Dean / Marta Poykko, and…

News from SunBird Tennis Club

Pam Tiffany, Tennis Club Treasurer, presents a donation of $200 to Marianna Beuscher, President of the Pickleball Club, all for Alzheimer’s.

Jenifer Walden On January 26, we were invited to play in a tournament at Springfield. It was a competition of SunBird vs. Springfield/Sun Lakes. It was a day of great tennis, good food and camaraderie. SunBird took the day with a total of 21 points vs. 15 points for our competitors. We hosted the players…

SunBird Men’s Golf Club news and results

  The Month of January again had an exciting and fun-filled schedule of tournaments, including stroke/net play on the 3rd and 10th, three low nets on the 17th, the start of the match play challenge on the 24th and two-man best ball on the 31st. The stroke/net on the 3rd was divided into four flights…

Founders Day Tournament highlights

These ladies, who are members of the Lady Golfing Niners, showed their support for the SunBird golf course by playing in the Founders Day Tournament. A great time was had by all. From left to right they are Donna Gruetzke, June Yates, Barb Cyr, Margaret Wiseman, Bev Wilson, Janelle Cernich, Myra Minks, Connie Geurkink and…

Take your game to the next level

  If you are looking to improve your short game or your swing, Gary Hodges, Pro Shop manager and retired PGA professional, has the clinic for you. Ladies’ tune-up day is March 9, while the men are scheduled for March 16. Gary will coach two different clinics each day. You may choose to do one…

“Pickle for Purple” Charity Tournament highlights

The second annual “Pickle for Purple” Charity Tournament benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association was underway Saturday and Sunday Feb. 9th and 10th at our Sunbird Sports Courts. Last year over $3,000 dollars was raised for the ALZ charity sponsored by the SunBird Pickle Ball Club. The Pickleball Club expects to exceed last year’s donation! This year…

Groundhog Day Golf Tournament forcasted a success

  Fred Garmeson On February 2, 2019, the Chandler SunBird Lions Club held the Groundhog Day Golf Tournament. The famous Punxsutawney Phil groundhog did not see his shadow in his Pennsylvania hometown, due to a cloudy day, and the result would not have been different if he had been here at SunBird. It was a…

SunBird Golf Club offers free introductory lessons

  Whether you are new to golfing or just getting back into the game, SunBird Golf Club can help you get started. We are offering free lessons on March 18 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Volunteers from our Ladies and Men’s clubs will review the basic shots at four different stations: Driving, Irons, Chipping and…

News From The Pro Shop

  Gary Hodges, Head Pro It’s March, and we are now on our spring schedule. Starting time for all shotgun starts will now be 8:00 a.m. Morning tee times will also begin at 8:00 a.m. Afternoon tee times will begin at noon and 12:15 p.m. Hours for the Pro Shop will be from 7:00 a.m.…