Tag: golf

Golfing Niners Enjoying 2021

Pictured (left to right) are Barb Edwards, Judy Johnston, Betty Teal, Kitty Determan, Pam Tiffany, and Irene Schlenker.

Gail Schroeder January’s luncheon was great, as usual. It was hosted by Sandy Ballou and Irene Schlenker. It is one of the few times that we get together as a group and can enjoy the comradery we have all been missing due to COVID-19. The SunBird Golfing Niners currently have 43 active members. We are…

Greenskeeper Golf Tournament and Silent Auction: March 20

Norm Ott The annual Greenskeeper Tournament, sponsored by SunBird Golf Course Superintendent Brendan Waddell and his Turf Crew, will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021. On this date, there will also be a Silent Auction. Over the last eight years, a live auction has been held in conjunction with the CRAB Tournament. These two…

Playing Golf With Your Significant Other

Laurie Moore, Golf Shop Manager Golf is a great way to spend time with people you love and make memories that can last a lifetime. Not to mention, playing golf with your significant other can make traveling fun, as you can play awesome courses around the world. But if you have ever tried to teach…

Pot O’ Gold Raffle

The Pot O’ Gold Raffle drawing will be on Tuesday, March 9, and the shootout will be on Saturday, March 13. Raffle Prizes: First place $400 Second place $350 Third place $300 Fourth place $250 Fifth place $200 Raffle tickets are $1 each ~ 6 for $5 ~ 12 for $10 ~ 18 for $15 ~…

Golf Course Tours and Carvings

The 'Indian,' located on hole 3, will be sitting in several inches of water after a heavy rain. (Photo courtesy of SunBird resident and photographer Kendall Ronning)

Duane Dub, Vice President, SBGC Join us for the next Golf Course Tour coming up on Mondays, March 8 and April 12, to learn more about our course and what is happening behind the scenes to keep it beautiful. In 2021, we will showcase the golf course carvings, highlighting a carving (or two) each month.…

Thank You Golf Course Volunteers

Dana Marrs Golf course volunteers Mark Geurkink, Dolly White, and John Valentine are part of a dedicated early morning crew on all of the ponds of the golf course. They have encouraged hundreds of widgeons to relocate to other ponds. The outcome has been cleaner fairways and greens. Thank you, volunteers.

Tournament Reminder

Dennis Knight Feb. 24 will be the date of our exciting golf tournament sponsored by the SunBird Bandits golf group. If you haven’t already signed up for our annual event, fill out your entry form for the unique Triple Play Tournament. Entry forms can be obtained from the Pro Shop or the hallway area outside…

SunBird Niners Enjoy December Monthly Luncheon

Pictured (left to right) are Marilyn Klooster, Judy Johnston, Nancy Ott, Bev Launer, Jody Elkey, and Char Donaldson.

Gail Schroeder The SunBird Lady Niners continue to golf during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hopefully, we are all continuing to follow guidelines to prevent spreading of the virus, as more and more people in SunBird have been affected by the virus. Among the golfing recommendations are: pick up your own ball—it used to be considered good…

SunBird Golf Club Tournament Listing 2020-21

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months! Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament* Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lion’s Club Tournament Feb. 24 (Wednesday): Bandits Tournament March 6 (Saturday): CRAB Tournament Shoot outs will be held Friday afternoons rather than Sunday afternoons.…

Tee Up For Childhood Cancer

Arlene Block SunBird Lions Club will sponsor “Tee Up For Childhood Cancer” on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at the SunBird Golf Resort, located at 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249. Proceeds to benefit the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer. Event Info: 4-Player Scramble; $45 per person; 8 a.m. check-in on patio; 9 a.m. shotgun start. $10,000…