Tag: golf

2015 SBGA report

Welcome to all the returning snowbirds. We have some exciting deals for you. After 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays we offer walk-on nine hole golf for $10. The Pro Shop has jackets at a 30 percent discount. Heavy sunshine is coming so make sure you have one of our sunshade hats. The…

Roadrunners free dance

Roadrunners Golf is sponsoring a free dance on Saturday, February 21 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. in the SunBird Ballroom with music by the Riff Raff band. A full cash bar will be available and bring snacks for your table. All SunBird residents and their guests are invited.

Canadians repeat

Wes Akerman The annual golf tournament to raise funds to improve the aesthetics of SunBird pitted the Canadians, Roadrunners, Americans and Bandits (CRAB) in club to club competition on November 22; 32 players from each club were slotted into CRAB foursomes. Players had the opportunity to socialize with others they might not otherwise meet, a…

SunBird Open Golf Tournament winners announced

Presenting the check to the SunBird Golf Club are (left to right) Gary Metzger, Eilene Stroahman, Connie Dreyer, Jim Dolwick and George Richardson – SBO Committee. Missing is Jack Cooper.

Connie Dreyer The December 2014 SunBird Open winners of the Golf Tournament were as follows: Gross – Flight 1: 1st Earl Brown, Earl Walker, Rick and Hayden Lantgen, 2nd Jack Cooper, Sam Curatolo, Mike Malta and Ron Weisz; Flight 2: 1st Bob Cordray, Larry Schuster, Jim Verweyst and Laverne Schaffer, 2nd Loren and Trish Carrel,…

Holiday Season for SunBird Lady Golfers

Santa and his elves attended the Lady 18ers Holiday Social!.

On November 25 the Lady 18ers hosted the Lady 9ers to a Scramble and lunch on the Patio. Approximately 60 ladies enjoyed golf and a lunch of salads and desserts! The Lady 18ers had their Christmas brunch on December 2 in the Horizon Room with a short meeting. The dues for 2015 are due now…

The “Rattlesnakes” are active

Gary Hall No need to panic! This particular variety of snake carries golf clubs and is completely harmless except for the occasional errant golf shot. The Rattlesnakes is just one of several golfing groups available to the community for competition and camaraderie here in SunBird. This is the second successful golfing season for the weekly…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association winter special

Norm Ott The SunBird Men’s Golf Association moved into high gear in November as many of the winter snowbirds began to arrive back at SunBird. Only three Thursday tournaments were held during the month with Thanksgiving being a day off. Approximately 80 golfers participated in these events. The results of these tournaments are shown later…

5th Annual SunBird Open Golf Tournament highlights

The fifth SunBird Open Tournament netted a whopping $8,802 for a golf course project to be determined at a later date. KP winners were Marta Poykko, Janet Farrell, Gary Stahn, Loren Wallace, Rick Murphy, Mary Lou Trautman, Bob Thiesen, Mary Anne Gosney and Erv Sarkelft. Hole No. 8 – Put your drive into the “heart”…

Canadian Club update – January 2015

What a great turnout; 132 of us showed up to watch the 132nd Grey Cup on November 30. It was a great game, especially the last quarter where we almost saw the Hamilton Tiger Cats defeat the Calgary Stampeders, but it was not to be. The touchdown by Hamilton was disallowed due to a flag…