Tag: golf

News From The Pro Shop

Gary Hodges, Head Pro As we head into May, we get ready for our summer meltdown, meaning we start summer schedule and prices. Our Pro Shop will open at 6:30 a.m. for check in and to take calls for tee times. We will continue morning shotguns at 7:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday and tee times…

Karen Gilmore crowned SBLGA Club Champion

Dana Marrs Karen Gilmore hoists the trophy for Club Champion for 2019. She won the two-day event with a score of 142 with a handful of women golfers coming in just behind her. On the first Tuesday, Karen shot a 73 and was three strokes off the lead. On the last day, she caught up…

News and scores from SunBird Men’s Golf Club

The month of April brought to an end the successful and fun-filled 2018–2019 season. The last executive and business meetings of the season were called to order by Club President Fred Nixon. Gordon Olson was introduced and thanked for volunteering to be the recording secretary for the coming season. Looking ahead, Don Hunt and the…

SunBird Men’s Golf Club report

The SunBird Men’s Golf Club held its second to last meeting of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, March 5. The main order of business was the election of officers and the introduction of committee chairs for the 2019-2020 season. Officers elected were Fred Nixon, president; Bob Johns, vice president; and Patrick Leach, treasurer. The position…

SunBird Lady Niners host Sun Lakes in Home and Home outing

Some of the scramble winners

On February 26, the SunBird Ladies Golfing Niners hosted a group of ladies from Sun Lakes for an annual Home and Home golf outing. If you recall February’s weather, it wasn’t a very warm month, but we lucked out and got a fairly decent day to play golf. A scramble was played. After golf, the…

Bandit Golf Group enjoys annual Triple Play Tournament

Bandit Treasurer Dan Carroll, SunBird Golf Course Superintendent Marc Francour and Bandit Tournament Chair Richard Craig

Becky Sargeant The Bandit Golfing Group gathered all golfers together February 13, 2019, for its annual Triple Play Tournament. The 126 participants took part in a three-game format and enjoyed a delightful lunch on the patio while receiving prize money of $1,680. The Pro Shop benefited from entry fees, but the golf course was the…

News From The Pro Shop

Gary Hodges, Head Pro It’s already April; my how time flies; seems like only yesterday was New Year’s day and most of our friends from the North were just arriving. Well, some have already departed and others are packing to leave; have a safe journey and we will see you in the fall. January through…

SunBird golf shoot-out results

Men’s Net Shootout (left to right) Al Lundeen, Second Place; Byron Hock, First Place, Earl Ferguson, Third Place

There were two shootouts held in February and early March at the SunBird Golf Club. These were the Men’s Golf Club net score shootout on February 17 and the Men’s Club/Ladies 18ers couples gross score shootout on March 3. Shootouts consist of 10 qualifying players or teams starting out on the first hole. The player…

SunBird Men’s Golf Club news and results

  The Month of January again had an exciting and fun-filled schedule of tournaments, including stroke/net play on the 3rd and 10th, three low nets on the 17th, the start of the match play challenge on the 24th and two-man best ball on the 31st. The stroke/net on the 3rd was divided into four flights…