Tag: golf

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…

Salute Our Vets Golf Tournament winners announced

Fred Garmeson The Lions Salute Our Vets Golf Tournament is now just a distant memory. But at the time, golfers played to salute our vets, raise some money for charity and have some fun. Despite the small turnout, we did just that. The winners were as follows: First place Gross ($50 ea.): Gene Dunbar, Lee…

Golf Club’s General Manager’s Report – January 2015

Rick Lantgen Happy New Year and happy golfing at SunBird! Our course is in good condition and we have plans to turn our attention to crisping up the fairways, bunkers and greens this year. We have accomplished $25,000 worth of major projects including the stone facings on the bridges and the extended tee boxes on…

SunBird Lady 18ers holiday event

Jean Pritchard The SunBird Lady 18ers started their 2014/2015 year on Tuesday, November 4 with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. with the game Two Best Net Foursome. Our lunch followed in the Horizon Room and then the business meeting was held on the patio. Officers for the year are President Joyce Gerber, Vice President…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news

Norm Ott The start of the 2014/2015 SunBird Men’s Golf Association season is upon us. The first business meeting of the season will be held on Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00 a.m. in the Clubhouse Ballroom. All current members who are at SunBird are encouraged to attend to hear and participate in discussions about the…