Tag: golf

Roadrunners memorial bench project complete

New landscaping around the Roadrunners Golf and Social Club memorial bench

In early April the Roadrunners Golf and Social Club was authorized to start a landscape improvement project for their memorial bench which is located on the SunBird golf course next to the number 11 tee box. The project plan was approved and with help from Roadrunner members Gary Whistler, Gary Dreyer and Bill Johnson and…

Roadrunners Golf Tournament results

Roadrunners Tournament Committee (left to right) Tammy Bachofner, Connie Dreyer, Shirley Hunt, Dee Lee, MaryLou Trautmann, Linda DePalma and Jan Griffin

Norm Ott The Roadrunners Club hosted its annual golf tournament on Saturday, March 21. The tournament was a four person scramble format. Placement was determined by net scores. The field consisted of 132 players (33 foursomes) divided into three flights by handicap. The organizing committee for this tournament included co-chairs MaryLou Trautmann and Shirley Hunt…

SunBird Niners host Sun Lakes Niners

Winners of the Home and Home (pictured left to right) – front nine: Betty Benson, Teri Namon, Vera Maschowsky and Jane Sybesma

Rosie VanderVeen The SunBird Lady Niners hosted a Home and Home with the Sun Lakes Ladies Niners on February 17. It was a great time of fun, fellowship and round of golf, followed by a delicious lunch prepared and served by our wonderful staff in the Horizon Room. We had so much fun and delight…

A golfing legacy

What does it mean to leave a legacy, a heritage, a personal footprint that can make a difference to the future of our Golf Club? It means recognizing that this club was our home course for many years. It means honoring the good times and lasting friendships it gave us. It means improving the financial…

SunBird Lady Golfers

The Canadians vs. Americans in the Stolhiem Cup

Jean Pritchard What a busy month. First, on February 10 and 17, was the Stolhiem Cup, where the Canadian ladies (and friends) competed with the American ladies for the Stolhiem Championship. The first week the Americans were ahead, but by the time the tally was totaled and lunch was finished on the second week, the…

Bandits donate to SunBird Golf Course

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Dave Jones accepted a check from Denny Thomas, representing the Bandits golfing group, to further golf course projects at SunBird. The Bandits contribute each year to furthering the beauty and playability of the golf course.

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news

Mixed Net Shoot Out L-R Dean Hugyebaert, Barb Dunbar 2nd, Bob Schoenwald, Barb Wallace 1st, Tammy Bachofner, Eric Gossling 3rd

Norm Ott The SunBird Men’s Golf Association meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. in the Clubhouse Ballroom. It is at the March meeting each year that officers for the coming year are elected. At this March’s meeting, Dave Sims, chairman of the nominating committee, presented the following slate of nominees;…

A golfing legacy

What does it mean to leave a legacy, a heritage, a personal footprint that can make a difference to the future of our golf club? It means recognizing that this club was our home course for many years. It means honoring the good times and lasting friendships it gave us. It means improving the financial…

2nd Annual Masters Pass Tournament returns

Gary Hall All SunBird residents are invited. During the week of the famous Masters Tournament held at Augusta, SunBird will host its own Par 3 version. This will be a Friday afternoon 2:00 p.m. shotgun start on April 10. All 18 holes will be set up as Par 3’s and renamed in Augusta fashion to…

3rd annual “Howl at the Moon” night golf returns

Gary Hall All SunBird residents are invited. After a great response to last spring’s night golf tournament, over 110 participants, the return of “Howl at the Moon” golf will be held Friday evening, April 3. This will be a nine hole scramble tournament for fun, laughter and the unique nighttime experience. Create your own four…