Tag: golf

SunBird Lady Niners announces new board and give out awards

Award recipients (left to right) Paula Neuser, JoAn Hartzell, Beth Miller, Jane Sybesma, Nancy Ott, Margaret Wiseman and Nan Atchley

The SunBird Lady Niners had their last meeting and luncheon of the 2016-17 golf league season on April 11, 2017. It was a beautiful day for golf and a fun time with friends. At the meeting, several awards were given out: most birdies, Jane Sybesma; most chip-ins, Deja Heppe; most improved handicap overall, Beth Miller.…

Tips From The Pro

Mike Butler February and March were very successful months for us here at Sunbird! We hosted a handful of events for the leagues and received generous donations to put towards improving the quality of your golf course! I would like to take this opportunity to give a heartfelt “thank you” to those who donated. Your…

SunBird Lady Niners Gals and Pals

Julie Napton The annual Gals and Pals event was held on March 28. It was a great day of fun, laughter and golf in SunBird. Prizes were given for Longest Putt No. 3 – Gerald Hardy, No. 13 – Diane Robinson; Closest to the Pin No. 5 – Rhonda Malta, No. 17 – Mel Flinkman;…

SunBird Lady Niners host home and home

Back nine winners were Joann Brown, Pam VanLaningham, Rosie Raisanen and Marlys Buss.

The SunBird Lady Niners hosted a home and home golf outing with the Sun Lakes Lady Niners. This event was held on Tuesday, February 28. After being threatened by rain, we were able to play without getting too wet (actually hardly wet at all). After golf, the ladies enjoyed a delicious lunch in the Horizon…

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…