Category: Card Games & Sports

Cart Parking Lot Expansion

Duane Dub In mid-July, Dave Meyers began to see his vision come to life as work started on expanding the cart parking lot west of the circle drive clubhouse entrance. “With so many more golfers and activities taking place at the clubhouse, it was more and more challenging to find a parking place for your…

Thank You, Residents!

Julie Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer, SunBird Golf Club A huge shout out to all our generous SunBird residents who so graciously contributed to the annual overseed fund! To date, we have received over $14,000 from approximately 165 residents—golfers and non-golfers. You can read more about this annual undertaking in our course superintendent’s message, but in short, the…

What Is Overseeding on Golf Courses?

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent A golf course term we hear this time of year is “overseeding,” and it refers to a maintenance process in which the course is mowed down to a very low height and grass seed is spread on top of the existing grass to promote new growth or to swap out…

Relishing Pickleball: Pickleball Bangers

David Zapatka Are you getting tired of playing the bangers? They have one strategy; hit the ball as hard as they can. They rarely hit third shot drop shots. What can you do? There are two options. The first is the punch volley, a volley hit hard and deep. The second is the soft volley,…

Golf Club Tournament Listing

Christina Riley Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months! Sept. 7 (Monday): Labor Day Tournament Nov. 21 (Saturday): Crab Tournament Dec. 5 (Saturday): SunBird Open Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lions Club Tournament

Card Scores

Pinochle 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, and 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…

SunBird Post Office News

Jan Griffin, Manager, SunBird Post Office All first-class stamps are Forevers; 55 cents for an individual stamp, $11 for a book/pane. International first-class is $1.20. Check out the savings in postage by using flat rate boxes, available at the SunBird Post Office. We can accept cash or checks only; no debit or credit cards. As a…

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, and 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…