Tag: golf

Bandit Golf Group reminder

February 13 is offering up an exciting golf tournament sponsored by the Bandit golfing group. If you haven’t already, now is the time to fill out your entry form for the Triple Play tourney. Your $90 two-person team will begin with donuts and coffee at 8:00 a.m. on the patio, and play will begin at…

Use your golf skills to help veterans

East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, is sponsoring their Sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit our Arizona service members. The tournament is on April 5, 2019, at the Oakwood Country Club. It is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Check-in is 7:00 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. You will also get…

Free Introductory golf lessons available

Whether you are new to golfing or just getting back into the game, SunBird Golf Club can help you get started. We are offering free lessons on February 18 and March 18 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Volunteers from our Ladies’ and Men’s clubs will review the basic shots at four different stations: Driving, Irons,…

Lady 18ers holiday fun

In December, SunBird’s Lady 18ers played the Ladies Net Shoot Out, finishing under the cover of darkness. The days do get short in December. First Place finisher was Joyce Gerber, followed by Dana Marrs and Wendie Cameron. Next, we turned our thoughts to visions of sugarplums. It turns out that you can never have too…

Women’s 18 Hole League and Lady Niners enjoy day of golf

On November 27, the Women’s 18 Hole League hosted the Lady Niners. We were all mixed together and played a step aside scramble for 18 holes. The first seven place teams were rewarded for their efforts with the first-place team winners being Shirley Hunt, Joyce Gerber, Betty Teal and Toni Leonard. It was a great…

News from Lady 18ers

Dana Marrs November ushered in a flurry of hole-in-ones from our group. Heather Verbitsky and Cindy Vig aced hole #8, and Becky Sargeant aced #13. Statistics say that an average handicapper will shoot a hole-in-one 1 in 12,000 times. Who’s up for checking it out? All we need is 12,000 balls and some spare time.…

News From The Pro Shop

  Serena May is pictured with Jerry Lingen, Pro Shop Manager, at the time of the installation of the new driving range sign. The sign was donated by Serena’s daughter Paulette Leugers and her sons Jim, Steve and Dan to honor Howard May. Howard enjoyed many years at SunBird and many rounds of golf on…

New driving range sign

Serena May is pictured with Jerry Lingen, Pro Shop Manager, at the time of the installation of the new driving range sign. The sign was donated by Serena’s daughter Paulette Leugers and her sons Jim, Steve and Dan to honor Howard May. Howard enjoyed many years at SunBird and many rounds of golf on the…

News from Lady 18ers

Dana Marrs Our 2018-2019 golf season is active now. You can find us on the course every Tuesday morning enjoying the beautiful fairways and greens produced by fall overseeding and remarkable summer care. We play shotgun starts in foursomes arranged by our daily play organizer. The foursomes are built with handicaps in mind; our handicaps…

SunBird Men’s Golf Association news and upcoming events

  As new residents, renters and returning snowbirds start to arrive for the warm winter Arizona sunshine, the SunBird Men’s Golf Association, aka the Men’s Club, wishes to invite all who are not members of the club to join. The Men’s Club provides the opportunity to participate in weekly tournaments, which include gross/net play, scrambles…