Tag: golf

Tips From The Pro Shop

Jerry Lingen The golf course was reopened after overseeding on October 14. Now that we are into the month of November, we see many of the snowbirds and rainbirds returning to their SunBird nests. It is great to see everyone returning, and we are looking forward to an eventful and exciting year. For the month…

Adopt a Hole program

Norm Ott The SunBird Golf Club and its superintendent Marc Francoeur are announcing the continuation of the Volunteer Adopt a Hole Program for the coming season. This program consists of volunteers adopting one of the holes on the golf course and spending a little time each week filling divot holes on the tee boxes and…

ILGA membership drive

Susan Utzinger The Ironwood Ladies’ Golf Association (18-hole league) will hold its annual membership drive on Thursday, December 14. Ladies who are seriously considering joining a golf league are most welcome to join us for a round of golf that day. You will be paired with other ILGA members. This is a great opportunity to…

SunBird Ladies Golf Club news

Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels to all who are coming or going this month. WOW – Our first official play day and lunch meeting will be Tuesday, November 7. This first lunch and meeting will be held in the Horizon Room immediately following our game. Please note: Beginning in December, our lunch and meetings will…

Tips From The Pro Shop

Jerry Lingen Overseeding of the golf course is taking place. We will be opening the golf course for play on October 14. At that time, it will be cart-path-only for at least two weeks. We held the Labor Day tournament in September, and we had 64 players. A good time was had by all. The…

Summer Club Golf

Our third tournament was held at Sun Lakes Country Club. We had a great turnout, and no subs were required! The winnings were distributed incorrectly, due to a substitute’s handling of the payout. We normally pay five places with no ties. The results were as follows: 1st with 95, Larry Palmer; 2nd with 100, Ross…

“Salute the Veterans” Golf Tournament set for November 11

SunBird Lions Club and Lions Foundation of Arizona present their annual golf tournament on November 11, 2017, at SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249. Format is a four-player scramble. Check-in is on the patio outside the ballroom at 7:00 a.m. The shotgun start is at 8:00 a.m. Donuts and coffee are…

SunBird Ladies 18ers return

Pat Arnold’s hole-in-one

Tammy Bachofner It’s October already! You all know what that means, right? SunBird Ladies Golf season is about to begin! Our official start is in November, but I thought everyone would like to get some dates on their calendars. We had a fun, HOT summer! I would like to fill you in on the highlights…

SunBird Team Championship Tournament set for November 18

Norm Ott Plans are underway for the 2017 edition of the popular SunBird Team Championship Golf Tournament, affectionately known as the CRAB Tournament, which will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017. CRAB is an acronym for Canadians, Roadrunners, Americans and Bandits which are the four teams that play a head-to-head competition for the most…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association meeting planned for November 7

Norm Ott Can it be that fall is descending upon us already? At least it is in Michigan where this article is being written. The temperatures are cooling, the leaves are changing color and the sound of a school bus is coming down the road. Well, it is what it is and with the advent…