Category: Card Games & Sports

Relishing Pickleball

The Third Shot Drop. Why Is It So Important? David Zapatka The third shot drop is a shot performed near the baseline that lands softly in the opponents’ kitchen. The shot is designed with one thing in mind—get your team to the net. The mechanics of the third shot drop are simple. The ball sails…

Other Card Results

500 Darlene Thompson We are allowed 20 people and must leave the chairs and tables where they are located at this time. Also, face masks are required. Anyone not complying with this will be asked to leave. At this time, we are not allowed outside visitors. We meet in the Apache Room, which is located…

Card Scores

Euchre Scores Harry Smelser and Darlene Thompson We are playing euchre in the Lakeview Room starting at 4 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. We will be doing that time until the clubhouse reopens the full extended hours, and at that time, we will meet on Sunday evenings in the Lakeview Room, which is located…

From the Pro Shop

Gary Hodges Our Fourth of July tournament was a big success, and we are hoping the same for our Labor Day tournament. Sign-up sheets are in the pro shop. We are just finalizing our point of sale program, so be patient with staff as we are learning this new system. With this update, we gained…

News from SunBird Golf Club Superintendent

The golf course palm trees were trimmed starting July 15. We have over 215 palm trees and pay over $6,000 each year to trim them.

Brendan Waddell The golf course palm trees were trimmed starting July 15. We have over 215 palm trees and pay over $6,000 each year to trim them. Aerification began July 13 on the front nine greens and July 14 on the back nine greens. Please be patient as we make our greens better than ever…

Friday Evening Texas Hold’em

Victor Kinser For the time being, we expect everyone to wear a face mask. We meet at 3 p.m. every Friday in the Navajo Room. It is a tournament-style Texas Hold’em poker game with a $5 buy-in. Approximate payout for 1st 60%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 10%. Games are hosted by Pat Kelly and Vic Kinser.…