Category: Card Games & Sports

SunBird CRAB golf tournament and auction November 17-18

Norm Ott The 2017 edition of the CRAB Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 18, at the SunBird Golf Course. The tournament pits 30-person teams from each of the Canadians, Roadrunners, Americans and the Bandits groups. Each of the 30 foursomes consists of players from each of the above clubs, grouped together by handicap.…

From the Superintendent’s Desk

Marc Francoeur, GCSAA, Golf Course Superintendent Welcome back, winter residents! I’m sure you are all happy to be back to Arizona for another winter golf season. Our staff has worked very hard this past summer and overseed season on the golf course to bring you a great season at SunBird. I’m sure everyone is happy…

Bocce Ball is for everyone

Bocce ball courts located at the intersection of Championship Drive and Kerby Farms Road.

Dianne Reed The bocce ball courts located at the intersection of Championship Drive and Kerby Farms Road are available for your use. The courts are available for your use daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Equipment is located in the bench seat at the south side. The rules of the game are posted on…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news and happenings

Norm Ott The SunBird Men’s Golf Association, a/k/a the Men’s Club will hold its first meeting of the 2017-2018 season on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in the east end of the clubhouse ballroom. Incoming Club President Loren Carrel will call the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. In addition to the regular business agenda which…

Tips From The Pro Shop

Jerry Lingen The golf course was reopened after overseeding on October 14. Now that we are into the month of November, we see many of the snowbirds and rainbirds returning to their SunBird nests. It is great to see everyone returning, and we are looking forward to an eventful and exciting year. For the month…

Adopt a Hole program

Norm Ott The SunBird Golf Club and its superintendent Marc Francoeur are announcing the continuation of the Volunteer Adopt a Hole Program for the coming season. This program consists of volunteers adopting one of the holes on the golf course and spending a little time each week filling divot holes on the tee boxes and…

ILGA membership drive

Susan Utzinger The Ironwood Ladies’ Golf Association (18-hole league) will hold its annual membership drive on Thursday, December 14. Ladies who are seriously considering joining a golf league are most welcome to join us for a round of golf that day. You will be paired with other ILGA members. This is a great opportunity to…

SunBird Ladies Golf Club news

Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels to all who are coming or going this month. WOW – Our first official play day and lunch meeting will be Tuesday, November 7. This first lunch and meeting will be held in the Horizon Room immediately following our game. Please note: Beginning in December, our lunch and meetings will…

Card Scores

SunBird 500 Darlene Thompson We meet in the Lakeview Room, which is on the 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;…

Time to get busy with tennis

Christine Terechenok The Southeast Tennis League is beginning the week of November 13. This is a newly-formed league serving the Southeast Valley. Competition is club team against club team. Teams are made up of 8 to 10 players. SunBird has two teams, Cottonwood two teams, Trilogy two teams and Oakwood two teams. Approximately 100 players…