Category: Card Games & Sports

Buzz from the SunBird Tennis Club

  The summer tennis season is over, and the Ladies’ Riggs Road program stole the show at the courts. Not one rain out, but players did have to battle hot summer temperatures. Riggs Road was very well attended with at least 30 participants playing competitive tennis. Players came from Cottonwood, Oakwood, Springfield and Sun Lakes.…

Ready…Aim…Roll…Win!

  The 2018 Bocce Ball Marathon was a success. SunBird is looking forward to an even bigger and better competition for next year. Two-person teams will compete for cash prizes and bragging rights as SunBird’s finest rollers. Everyone is encouraged to participate. You need not be an outstanding athlete to be a great bocce player.…

PonyTail news

  Darlene Thompson We meet on Saturdays in the Lakeview Room which is located on the second floor by the Pro Shop. Starting in November, we should be meeting in the new room on the third floor of the clubhouse. There is no fee; playing is free. PonyTail is a form of Hand and Foot,…

Card Scores

  Friday Evening Texas Hold’em We meet at 7:00 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%. 9/07. 1st Sal Leo, 2nd Rich Novak, 3rd Pat Kelly 9/14. 1st Pete Gulatto, 2nd Vic Kinser, 3rd…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association begins 2018-2019 season

  The SunBird Men’s Golf Association, aka The Men’s Club, will hold its first regular business meeting of the 2018–2019 season on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. President Dan Carroll will call the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. in the east end of the clubhouse ballroom. The agenda will include plans and discussion regarding the…

News From The Pro Shop

  Jerry Lingen November, and we welcome back the snowbirds and rain birds. As we venture into our very busy season, I want to say a thank you to all the year-round residents who supported us all summer, even during our extended days of heatwaves. With the finish of overseeding, we will reopen the golf…

SunBird Golf Club Board looking for candidates

  Two director positions will become vacant on the SunBird Golf Board at the end of 2018. Anyone interested in being a candidate for the SunBird Golf Board may pick up an application form in the Golf Pro Shop. Completed forms must be submitted to the Golf Pro Shop or Nominating Committee Chairperson Jack Cooper…

Setting golf goals

Do you ever return to SunBird in the fall and have a fantasy of playing better golf this winter only to have the idea drift away? Maybe it is time to learn something about setting goals and actually get there. According to Mind Tools – “The Five Golden Rules of Goal Setting” – a goal…

Bridge Results

  Monday Afternoon Bridge Melvin Huser 9/03. 1st Mel Huser, 2nd Mary Jo Howe, 3rd Arlie Mulder 9/10. 1st Mary Jo Howe, 2nd Barb Ott, 3rd Mel Huser 9/17. 1st Mary Jo Howe, 2nd Barb Ott, 3rd Dorothy Sykes 9/24. 1st Dolores Kline, 2nd Karlene Garn, 3rd Rachel Anderson Wednesday Morning Mixed Bridge Jeanne Lewis…

SunBird Pickleball Club begins fun fall season

Ready, Set, GO! The SunBird Pickleball Club wrapped up summer play with the SunBird End of Summer Smash. Everyone had a blast at this social mixer. Good pickleball followed by a great breakfast in the Horizon Room with our lovely hostess and photographer Espy! We are currently planning the Alzheimer’s Charity Benefit tournament that will…