Category: Card Games & Sports

Pickleball Players coming home for the winter

  Roger Mandeville It’s that time again when Thanksgiving is behind us and we are excited about the holiday season ahead. Oh, and one more thing, our neighbors who spend their summers up north are returning to enjoy winter and pickleball at SunBird. “Welcome home to our friends who choose to spend their winters with…

Ready…aim…roll…win

  The 2017 Bocce Ball Marathon was a success. We congratulate the winners: Team Onyx, Team Tigers and Team Maach/Kozak. They all played well with fierce competition and rose to accept the first-place winnings. SunBird is looking forward to an even bigger and better competition for next year. The 2018 Bocce Ball Marathon will begin…

December Pro Shop report

Jerry Lingen Welcome back all the snowbirds and the rainbirds. It’s December already. Time sure does fly, and we know that Christmas is just around the corner. Are you looking for some ideas for a gift for someone special? Check with us at the Pro Shop. We have in stock accessories for the golf game,…

Bridge lessons offered

  Maria Davis FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering two Bridge classes starting in February/March. Learn with Maria Davis, a certified ACBL Better Bridge Instructor and Game Director. Beginning Bridge – Friday mornings 9:00-11:15 a.m., February 2 to March 30, in the Friendship Room at the Sun Lakes Clubhouse. Eight weeks, $80 plus texts. Starts…

Other Card Results

  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. Any questions, please call Darlene Thompson at 602-460-1501 and leave a message and I…

SunBird Golf Club looking for candidates to serve on the board

Steve Cockrell, SunBird Golf Course Nominations Committee Chairman Three director positions will becom.acant on the SunBird Golf Board at the end of January 2018. These are all three-year terms. Anyone interested in being a candidate for the SunBird Golf Board may pick up an SBGA Nomination form in the Pro Shop. Completed forms must be…

Bridge Results

Monday Mixed Bridge Shirley Jackson Mixed Bridge winners, October, 2017: 10/02. 1st Ruth Ketchum, 2nd Rose Brown, 3rd Dot Sykes 10/09. 1st Rose Brown, 2nd Shirley Jackson, 3rd Karlene Garn 10/16. 1st Peggy White, 2nd Shirley Jackson, 3rd Larry Schoenborn 10/23. 1st Larry Schoenborn, 2nd Dot Sykes, 3rd Linda Erwin 10/30. 1st Shirley Jackson, 2nd…

Free introductory golf lessons available

Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to get started? Have you been away from the game and want to get back into it? SunBird Golf Club is offering free lessons on January 22, February 19 and March 19 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. on the driving range. Volunteers from our ladies’ and men’s…

Sun Lakes Democratic Club meeting notice

  Dolly Loftin The December meeting of the Sun Lakes Democratic Club will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, located at 25601 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. N. Join us for our December meeting and celebrate the holidays with like-minded people. We…

Lady 18ers open season with a Cha-Cha

  Tammy Bachofner The Lady 18ers are back and started our season off by “dancing on the course.” Our first game of the season was the Cha-Cha. Please check the board to see which teams managed to have the fanciest footwork with this fun game. During the month of December, we will be playing Mutt…