Tag: golf

Early Bird Golf Specials

Julie Anderson, Treasurer, SunBird Golf Club SunBird Golf Course (SBGC) offers a wide variety of golf packages to meet the preferences of all our golfers. For the first time ever, SBGC is offering early bird specials on punch cards and a limited-time sale on membership/annual pass packages. Punch Cards: Early bird punch cards are on…

Overseeding Update

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent The golf course will be closing on Sunday, Oct. 11, for our 2020-21 overseeding. We will start seeding on that day and hopefully be done by late Monday, Oct. 12. Please always refrain from driving or walking on the course. This includes the evening times. While the seed is getting…

Pro Shop and Course Happenings

Laurie Moore, Pro Shop Manager Hello and welcome to SunBird Pro Shop! I am excited to meet you, so please stop in so I can meet you! Our door is open, and our hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. You may have noticed we have transitioned to tee times on…

Sauna Golf

Gail Holland, Holly Benson, Toni Leonard, and Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson Ladies are enjoying sauna golf in SunBird, combining a round of golf with a built-in sauna, thanks to our 100-degree-plus weather. In addition to cheering for birdies and eagles, we’ve also watched SunBird’s baby ducks, owls, and quail grow up over the summer. We are ready for our snowbird friends to join us…

SunBird Golf Club Tournament Listing 2020-21

Pro Shop Manager Laurie Moore

Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months: Dec. 5 (Saturday): SunBird Open Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lions Club Tournament Oct. 10 (Saturday): Team Appreciation Day March 6 (Saturday): CRAB Tournament Shoot outs will be held Friday afternoons rather than Sunday afternoons.…

Thank You, Residents!

Julie Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer, SunBird Golf Club A huge shout out to all our generous SunBird residents who so graciously contributed to the annual overseed fund! To date, we have received over $14,000 from approximately 165 residents—golfers and non-golfers. You can read more about this annual undertaking in our course superintendent’s message, but in short, the…

What Is Overseeding on Golf Courses?

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent A golf course term we hear this time of year is “overseeding,” and it refers to a maintenance process in which the course is mowed down to a very low height and grass seed is spread on top of the existing grass to promote new growth or to swap out…

Golf Club Tournament Listing

Christina Riley Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months! Sept. 7 (Monday): Labor Day Tournament Nov. 21 (Saturday): Crab Tournament Dec. 5 (Saturday): SunBird Open Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lions Club Tournament

From the Pro Shop

Gary Hodges Our Fourth of July tournament was a big success, and we are hoping the same for our Labor Day tournament. Sign-up sheets are in the pro shop. We are just finalizing our point of sale program, so be patient with staff as we are learning this new system. With this update, we gained…

News from SunBird Golf Club Superintendent

The golf course palm trees were trimmed starting July 15. We have over 215 palm trees and pay over $6,000 each year to trim them.

Brendan Waddell The golf course palm trees were trimmed starting July 15. We have over 215 palm trees and pay over $6,000 each year to trim them. Aerification began July 13 on the front nine greens and July 14 on the back nine greens. Please be patient as we make our greens better than ever…