Tag: golf

SBWGA May update

Tammy Bachofner Well, looks like no waiting on the golf course these days! However, it’s that time of year when those who play go out so early, I’m not sure they are really awake yet. Remember to send me your stories of golf while away. I would love to share them with all of our…

Bob Johns wins SunBird Cup

Left to right: John German, SunBird Men’s Club Champion, and Bob Johns, SunBird Cup Champion

Norm Ott Two of the SunBird Men’s Golf Association annual main events were completed during March. As reported last month, John German won the Men’s Club Championship on March 2 with the lowest total two-week gross score of 137. The second main event that was played in March was the Men’s SunBird Cup Championship. The…

SunBird 18 Holers end an exceptional season

American team

Here it is – April already and the end of another exceptional season! What a way to end our season! Sholiem Cup, Couples Shoot Outs and, of course, the club Championships! I am not reporting on all those events, because some are already in this very paper, while others will be in May’s paper due…

Tips From The Pro Shop

Jerry Lingen The heat is here, and the snowbirds and the rain birds are leaving us. It’s just amazing how fast time flies. It seems like just yesterday that we were gearing up for the very busy season. I guess time flies by real fast in SunBird because we have so much fun. I did…

John German wins the SunBird Men’s Club Championship

The annual SunBird Men’s Golf Association Club Championship, a two-week event, was played on February 23 and March 2. All of the players who signed up to play on these dates were included in the tournament. The field was divided into four flights according to handicap; however, all scoring was based on gross score only.…

Couples Net Shoot Out Winner

Norm Ott The weather on Sunday, March 5, was not quite typical compared to what one might expect at this time of the year. It was mostly cloudy, a little breezy and somewhat cool, but this didn’t deter 10 couples representing the SunBird Men’s and Ladies’ Golf Associations from teeing it up in the nine-hole…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news

The highlight event for the SunBird Men’s Golf Association, a/k/a Men’s Club, in January was the annual Match Play Challenge. In match play, rather than determining a winner by the total strokes during the 18-hole round, the winner is determined by who wins the most holes. In other words, the player with the least number…

SunBird Lady Niners news

The SunBird Lady Niners are having a great year. We currently have 75 members, 14 of whom are new members. New members are always welcome. The Lady Niners league is a good way to meet many women in SunBird, enjoy golf and make new friends. We play every Tuesday morning, November through April. The league…

Pro’s Corner

Jerry Lingen When I retired as the Pro Shop Manager some six years ago, I did not think that I would ever have to meet the deadline and write a monthly report again. But, here I am. As we head into March, the last of the very, very busy months, let’s look ahead at what…

Free introductory golf lessons

Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to get started? This lesson is for you. Join us on the driving range on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. SunBird Golf Club’s top players from our Ladies and Men’s clubs will introduce you to the basic shots; driving, chipping and putting. You will learn…