Category: Card Games & Sports

Free SunBird Beginners Tennis Program coming this fall

Christine Terechenok Open to all SunBird residents to start you on your way to getting in shape and having some fun while doing so, five beginner tennis lessons will start this winter season 2017. They will take place right here at our tennis courts at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Dates are Tuesday, November 14, 21…

Tips From The Pro Shop

Jerry Lingen Overseeding of the golf course is taking place. We will be opening the golf course for play on October 14. At that time, it will be cart-path-only for at least two weeks. We held the Labor Day tournament in September, and we had 64 players. A good time was had by all. The…

Summer Club Golf

Our third tournament was held at Sun Lakes Country Club. We had a great turnout, and no subs were required! The winnings were distributed incorrectly, due to a substitute’s handling of the payout. We normally pay five places with no ties. The results were as follows: 1st with 95, Larry Palmer; 2nd with 100, Ross…

Attention, SunBird bowlers

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.…

SunBird Ladies 18ers return

Pat Arnold’s hole-in-one

Tammy Bachofner It’s October already! You all know what that means, right? SunBird Ladies Golf season is about to begin! Our official start is in November, but I thought everyone would like to get some dates on their calendars. We had a fun, HOT summer! I would like to fill you in on the highlights…

SunBird Team Championship Tournament set for November 18

Norm Ott Plans are underway for the 2017 edition of the popular SunBird Team Championship Golf Tournament, affectionately known as the CRAB Tournament, which will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017. CRAB is an acronym for Canadians, Roadrunners, Americans and Bandits which are the four teams that play a head-to-head competition for the most…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association meeting planned for November 7

Norm Ott Can it be that fall is descending upon us already? At least it is in Michigan where this article is being written. The temperatures are cooling, the leaves are changing color and the sound of a school bus is coming down the road. Well, it is what it is and with the advent…

From the Superintendent’s Desk

Marc Francoeur GCS Well, we got it done! Now, we literally watch the grass grow. Thank you to the volunteers for their help seeding the golf course this year. As I write this article, I have other volunteers painting tee markers and hazard stakes. Next week, there will be another wave of great volunteers helping…

Attention, golfers! Rattlesnakes are returning to SunBird

Make your plans to play golf with the “Snakes” this season. The “Rattlesnakes” is just one of several golfing groups available to our community for competition and camaraderie here in SunBird. The Snakes play a modified Stableford golf format, currently on Tuesday (randomly assigned team competition) and Wednesday (individual competition) afternoons. We normally have a…

Horseshoes starting back!

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.