Category: Card Games & Sports

Pro’s Corner

Jerry Lingen I’m back. The last time I wrote this column, I had said it was going to be the last time. At that time, I was filling in between managers. Now I am back because Mike Butler decided to leave us for personal reasons. I have agreed to take the position again and will…

Margaret McCathern, the mother of SunBird Pickleball

Margaret McCathern

Roger A. Mandeville As she recovers from an ankle injury (not associated with pickleball), Margaret McCathern, a retired physical education teacher and SunBird resident since 2002, is just itching to get back on the courts. Dubbed by this writer as the “mother of SunBird Pickleball,” she has seen pickleball grow from a new sport/activity with…

Card Scores

SunBird 500 Darlene Thompson We meet in the Lakeview Room, second floor by the Pro Shop, on Thursday evenings and start to play at 6:30 p.m. Please come early. Remember, we will be starting at 6:30 p.m. Buy-in is $.50. If you have any questions, please call Darlene Thompson at 602-460-1501 and leave a message…

Summer Golf Club annouces winners

Guess what – the weather started in the low 90s, and the latter part of the game was played in the 100s. Good old Arizona weather! The second event was played at Ironwood. All four clubs had their 20 players; no need for subs. The winning teams, SunBird players, are as follows: 1st 104 Roy…

From the Superintendent

Marc Francoeur, GCS “The course is just looking good, and we have to tear it.” I probably hear this quote the most during the month of September. I agree; what a shame. In September, we usually see the rewards in summer turf quality from the high humidity (for Arizona) and rainfall from the monsoons. This…

SunBird Horseshoes

Well, back to pitching! We will start again on October 4, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. We will have a meeting in the fall. We do not keep score, so come join us at the pits every Wednesday morning. If you have any questions, call Jim Jerome at 480-802-0282.

Bowlers wanted!

It’s that time of the year again. We will start bowling on October 2, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. at Kyrene Lanes. All are welcome to join us. The cost is $13.00 per week and we bowl 12 weeks in the fall and start again in January 2018, for 12 weeks. Please come and join us.…