Category: Card Games & Sports

SunBird Men’s Golf Club report

The SunBird Men’s Golf Club held its second to last meeting of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, March 5. The main order of business was the election of officers and the introduction of committee chairs for the 2019-2020 season. Officers elected were Fred Nixon, president; Bob Johns, vice president; and Patrick Leach, treasurer. The position…

SunBird Lady Niners host Sun Lakes in Home and Home outing

Some of the scramble winners

On February 26, the SunBird Ladies Golfing Niners hosted a group of ladies from Sun Lakes for an annual Home and Home golf outing. If you recall February’s weather, it wasn’t a very warm month, but we lucked out and got a fairly decent day to play golf. A scramble was played. After golf, the…

Ladies Community Chit and Chat Group – April 10 meeting

Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit & Chat Breakfast Group will be meeting on the second Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Cottonwood Country Club in the Saguaro Room. Come to meet new and greet former friends. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. to register, network before the meeting or after the meeting for camaraderie. Reserved seating…

Roadrunner Golf and Social Club dinner and outing for April

In addition to the monthly social meal scheduled on the patio, the Roadrunners will be having a “putt-putt” golf event on Saturday, April 20. This will be similar to miniature golf, held in the putting area adjacent to hole #1 tee box. Thanks to the Pro Shop and course superintendent, we will transform the practice…

Lady 18ers news and scores

SunBird Cup Winners: Marsha Brockish, 3rd; Carol Garret, 1st; and Lora Thomas, 2nd

The days are longer and warmer, and golf just keeps getting better. Our SunBird Cup Tournament challenged members to play better than their handicap in a Best Net, two-week competition. First place: Carol Garrett, second place: Lora Thomas, third place: Marsha Brockish End of the year activities included our Club Champion Gross Tournament and Men…

Bandit Golf Group enjoys annual Triple Play Tournament

Bandit Treasurer Dan Carroll, SunBird Golf Course Superintendent Marc Francour and Bandit Tournament Chair Richard Craig

Becky Sargeant The Bandit Golfing Group gathered all golfers together February 13, 2019, for its annual Triple Play Tournament. The 126 participants took part in a three-game format and enjoyed a delightful lunch on the patio while receiving prize money of $1,680. The Pro Shop benefited from entry fees, but the golf course was the…

SunBird Lions Club food drive

Left to right: Arlene Block, Destiny, Marilyn Klooster, Carol Zittel and Jeanne Anderson. Not pictured: Maryls Haslow, Ethel Donoghue, Bill Hespel and Gordon Olson

Marilyn Hespel On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the SunBird Lions Club worked three hours collecting food for a local food bank. Albertson’s grocery store located at Riggs and Gilbert allowed the SunBird Lions Club to collect items for the local AZCEND Food Shelf located in downtown Chandler. Albertson’s patrons donated $390 in cash (converted to…

News From The Pro Shop

Gary Hodges, Head Pro It’s already April; my how time flies; seems like only yesterday was New Year’s day and most of our friends from the North were just arriving. Well, some have already departed and others are packing to leave; have a safe journey and we will see you in the fall. January through…

Bridge Results

Duplicate Bridge Lois Schmidt 2/07. 1st Rose Brown and Dorothy Sykes, 2nd Brian Turner and Dillon Boyle, 3rd June Preder and Bruce Kaiser 2/14. 1st Connie Robertshaw and Katherine Gibbs, 2nd June Preder and Bruce Kaiser, 3rd Carol Phillips and Chris Nechvatal 2/21. 1st N/S Dolores Kline and Chris Nechvatal, 2nd N/S Mel Heuser and…

SunBird vs Sun Lakes tournament

A little rain doesn’t stop avid tennis enthusiasts!

Jen Walden Sun Lakes invited us to play in a tournament on their courts on February 9. A very cold morning turned into a perfect day for tennis, and the final score was SunBird 24, Sun Lakes 14. Yay SunBird! On March 2, we played Springfield on their home courts. There were many close matches,…