Tag: golf

SunBird Lady 18ers start the year out strong!

Ladies Shoot-out Champions Cindy Vig, Barb Terry and Melissa Craig

We have been busy this past month! We had the Ladies Gross Shoot-out, the SunBird Cup, the nominating committee held their meeting and we heard from the Golf Board candidates; all while playing golf and having fun! Congratulations to Sandy Stibitz, our 2016/2017 SunBird Cup winner! The scores were close this year. Sandy shot a…

5th 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 120 participants), the return of “Howl at the Moon” golf will be held on Saturday evening, April 1, 2017. This will be a nine-hole scramble tournament for fun, laughter and the unique nighttime experience. Create your own…

SunBird Roadrunners tournament to honor Connie Dryer

On March 18, 2017, the tournament will have a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be available on the patio prior to the event. The fee this year will be $40.00 per participant with a lunch included in the fee. To enable people to make new friends and golf with different folks,…

Calling golfers of all levels

Clean up those clubs and shine up your golf balls for the annual Bandit Triple Play Tournament being held Saturday, February 18. The tournament will consist of six best balls holes, six scramble holes and six alternate shot holes; just enough to challenge a player of any level. Each two-person team, costing $80, will compete…

Lady Niners Golf League

Lady Niners Golf League members presenting donated toys to the 911 Fire and Police Toy Drive. Pictured from left to right are Elfie, Rosie Vanderveen, W. S. Martin and Deja Heppe

Julie Napton The Lady Niners Golf League met December 13 for the December meeting and luncheon. For the past eight years, the Niners have donated toys to the 911 Fire and Police Toy Drive. The toys were presented to W. S. Martin. The Lady Niners meet every Tuesday morning. If you are interested in joining…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association

Norm Ott The SunBird Men’s Golf Association, aka the Men’s Golf Club, may be just what you are looking for if you are currently a resident, either owner or renter or are new to the community and have a desire to play in organized golf events and meet new golfers. The Men’s Club holds tournaments…

From the superintendent’s desk

Hello SunBird members and golfers; we sure have been lucky with a mild and wet winter. Although we could still get a cold snap in February, but I always feel free and clear after the second week! This is particularly nice for me, being my first winter here at SunBird, I wish I could say…

Golf Club 15th annual general meeting

The SunBird Golf Club annual general meeting will be held on February 14, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the SunBird ballroom. Voting for two expiring board of director positions will take place at this time. If unable to make the meeting, stop in at the Pro Shop to fill in an absentee ballot anytime between…

Candidates for SBGA

Eric Gossling

Eric Gossling, 1801 E. La Costa Drive, 480-339-0230 (home), email: etgossling@gmail.com My vision for SBGA: To have a well-maintained golf course that is easily accessible to SunBird residents and also to outside players at a reasonable cost. The strengths/experiences I would bring: I have a business background, with a university degree in Business Administration. I have 30…

SunBird Lady 18ers looking forward to warmer weather

Left to right: Margie Leach, June Yates, Connie Lundeen

Tammy Bachofner February already? Maybe our weather will start to warm up now? I was reading the paper the other day, and it actually showed our temperature history in the low 80s and high 70s for January and February of 2012. It’s been a bit cooler this year. However, that has not stopped us from…