Tag: golf

The sixth SunBird Open

Hole No. 8 tee box

That’s right – the sixth annual SunBird Open Golf Tournament is planned for Wednesday, December 2. Golfers, mark your calendars. Check-in will be at 8:00 a.m. in the Ballroom with coffee and donuts and lunch will follow the golf outing. The committee (men) members Gary Metzger, Jim Dolwick, Jack Cooper and George Richardson, are collecting…

SunBird Golf Club newsletter

At the end of June, I took a small vacation/work to South Dakota to play some golf and do some fishing and then off to do some consult work in the Carolinas. On the flight down to the south I read up on some of the notes I had from previous visits and the one…

Some ladies golfing (SLG) as we say in the off season

Beth Miller and Trish Carol

As I write this article we are all getting ready for the Fourth of July! I have just returned to SunBird for a very short stay (one week) and then I am off traveling again. That seems to be the main theme this time of year – travel. I know many of you ladies have…

April and May golf financial reports

The financial results for the four months ending April 30 shows total income more than budget by $30,400; $356,100 versus $325,700. Green fees are slightly below budget for the period, while punch cards and tournaments exceeded budget. Expenses are unfavorable by $12,200; $255,900 against the budget of $243,700 principally in the areas of general expense…

Bandits enjoy “Hot” golf

Everyone enjoyed the outing at Francisco Grande!

The first of June brought some of the hot golf deals throughout the valley and the Bandits took advantage of one in Casa Grande; 28 golfers braved the long course at Francisco Grande with an early tee time, cart and delicious lunch. Four person teams played a modified two best ball and the team taking…

General Manager’s message

Rick Lantgen, General Manager Summer is here and the Maintenance Department gets really busy; greens, tees, and fairway aeration, gypsum, adjutants and lots and lots of sand; plus, with the hot weather comes the Bermuda grass, the hotter it gets the faster it grows. That being said I want to take this opportunity to thank…

SunBird ladies are still out golfing

Pat Arnold, Barb Wallace and Jane Sirois

Not a lot to report this month, other than some of us are still out there playing; Jane Sirois, Barbara Wallace, Pat Arnold, Beth Miller, Marilyn Klooster, Sandy Stibitz, Mary Anne Gosney, Trish Carrel, Gail Holland, Betty Watkins, Dee Lee, Barb Dunbar and Becky Sargeant, just to name a few. I am sure there are…

SunBird Ladies Golf is off for the summer

By the time this article comes out most of you will already have the off season procedure down. But just in case, I will review it. There will be a sign up sheet for ladies who would like to play 18 holes on Tuesday mornings. Then we will call in for tee times. The number…