Tag: SunBird Golf Club

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…

Pro’s Corner

Happy New Year, everyone! Dave Jones, Head Golf Pro/Pro Shop Manager This is the start of a new year and we hope that it is a good one for you. We have had quite a few new members join the Golf Club and we would like to welcome them: Ross Bennett, Gary Hodges, Sue Mallery,…

FREE introductory golf lessons available

Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to get started? This lesson is for you. Join us on the driving range on January 23, February 20 and March 20 at 3:30 p.m. SunBird Golf Club’s top players from our Ladies’ and Men’s clubs will introduce you to the basic shots: driving, chipping…

Adopt-A-Hole program

Norm Ott The SunBird Golf Club Adopt a Hole program has been in effect for several years. This is a volunteer program where individuals adopt a hole and donate a little bit of their time each week filling divot holes on the fairways and tee boxes and repairing ball marks on the greens. Last spring,…

What is old is new again

Rick Lantgen, General Manager A few years ago former PGA Tour player and current NBC/Golf Channel Commentator Peter Jacobsen was asked, “What is it that still excites you about the game of golf?” Without hesitation Peter said, “Arriving at the golf course early in the morning, the smell of fresh cut grass in the air,…

SunBird Golf Club offers free introductory golf lessons

Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to get started? This lesson is for you. SunBird Golf Club’s top players from our Ladies and Men’s clubs will introduce you to the basic shots: driving, chipping and putting. You will learn how to play a hole, from teeing it up to putting it…

SunBird Ladies Golf news

Dale Stokke can’t believe that he is on the Naughty List again this year! With elf Marcie Hogan, Diane Stokke, and Santa (Steve Cockrell).

Tammy Bachofner Seems like I am so behind schedule with these photos, but as promised – we can now go to the website and get up to date information anytime! Check it out at www.sunbirdgolf then click on News and scroll down to lady golf association. You will find up to date newsletter articles and…

Golf General Manager’s report

Rick Lantgen Happy New Year, SunBird Golf Club! Golfing is at its peak right now with all kinds of opportunities to play, if it’s playing 18 holes, nine holes or just going to the driving range to hit some balls. The conditions are great and the staff is always there to serve. The greens committee…

SunBird Golf Club establishes a new volunteer program

Norm Ott During the course of the year, there can be many small projects and needs that get pushed low on the priority list due to the amount of routine work that needs to done by the golf course grounds crew. This is especially the case during the peak season when the golf course gets…

From the Golf Course GM

Rick Lantgen, General Manager, SunBird Golf Club By now most of the SunBird winter residents are back; so, welcome back. I’m looking forward to catching up on everybody’s summer fun and hope everyone is here with a smile on your face because if you really think about it you have a great resort to enjoy…