Category: Card Games & Sports

News From The Pro Shop

  Serena May is pictured with Jerry Lingen, Pro Shop Manager, at the time of the installation of the new driving range sign. The sign was donated by Serena’s daughter Paulette Leugers and her sons Jim, Steve and Dan to honor Howard May. Howard enjoyed many years at SunBird and many rounds of golf on…

Buzz from the SunBird Tennis Club

The fall/winter season is upon us. Our Canadian friends and tennis partners are returning, and we have been busy getting our weekly social tennis schedules put in place. Check the board down at the tennis courts for all scheduling and times for men’s and women’s activities. We encourage everyone to come out and watch or…

Veterans Day Dinner for all veterans

A Veterans Day Dinner was offered by the General Manager of Olive Garden, Mark Coleman, at the Olive Garden at Cross Roads Center. Pictured is Jay Sanderson (left), Mr. Rick Volpe, Commander, (right) thanking Mr. Coleman (center) with an award from the Desert Navy in Chandler.

New driving range sign

Serena May is pictured with Jerry Lingen, Pro Shop Manager, at the time of the installation of the new driving range sign. The sign was donated by Serena’s daughter Paulette Leugers and her sons Jim, Steve and Dan to honor Howard May. Howard enjoyed many years at SunBird and many rounds of golf on the…

It’s hot and getting hotter; not the weather, but pickleball

  People have been pickling since the ‘60s, but in the last couple of years, it has really grown quickly. The SunBird Pickleball Club plays Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Fridays from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m. and some Saturdays. Pickleball is a paddle sport created…

News from Lady 18ers

Dana Marrs Our 2018-2019 golf season is active now. You can find us on the course every Tuesday morning enjoying the beautiful fairways and greens produced by fall overseeding and remarkable summer care. We play shotgun starts in foursomes arranged by our daily play organizer. The foursomes are built with handicaps in mind; our handicaps…

Bridge Results

  Monday Afternoon Bridge Melvin Huser 10/01. 1st Rose Brown, 2nd Peggy White, 3rd Beth Miller 10/08. 1st Rose Brown, 2nd Arlie Mulder, 3rd Mary Jo Howe 10/15. 1st Lavonne Buland, 2nd Marlys Haslow, 3rd Larry Schornborn 10/22. 1st Peggy White, 2nd Mary Jo Howe, 3rd Barb Ott 10/29. 1st Karlene Garn, 2nd Betty Nobiling,…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news and upcoming events

  As new residents, renters and returning snowbirds start to arrive for the warm winter Arizona sunshine, the SunBird Men’s Golf Association, aka the Men’s Club, wishes to invite all who are not members of the club to join. The Men’s Club provides the opportunity to participate in weekly tournaments, which include gross/net play, scrambles…

Other Card Results

  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%. 10/05. 1st Lenny Stolper, 2nd Vic Kinser, 3rd Harold Van Buren 10/12. 1st Pat Kelly, 2nd Brenna Leo,…

Tennis all around

Penny Petersen Three communities shared the fun with tennis competitions between Cottonwood, Sun Lakes Country Club and SunBird Country Club on Saturday, October 27. There were approximately 75 people who participated, not counting those who served food or organized various elements. Organizers were John Veit for Cottonwood and Dianna Wreford for SunBird. Assisting with the…