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News from SunBird Tennis Club

Pam Tiffany, Tennis Club Treasurer, presents a donation of $200 to Marianna Beuscher, President of the Pickleball Club, all for Alzheimer’s.

Jenifer Walden On January 26, we were invited to play in a tournament at Springfield. It was a competition of SunBird vs. Springfield/Sun Lakes. It was a day of great tennis, good food and camaraderie. SunBird took the day with a total of 21 points vs. 15 points for our competitors. We hosted the players…

SunBird Tennis Club news

On January 5, we hosted the Sun Lakes Tennis Club at SunBird. It was a very close match, but we prevailed, winning 15-13. Big thank you to Barb Wallace and Pam Tiffany for coordinating the luncheon for this event. The sloppy Joes were a big hit! And kudos to Dianna Wreford and Brian Turner for…

Bradshaw Tennis Tournament had huge turn out

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament is the largest tennis gathering of the year and includes entrants from Sun Lakes 1, Cottonwood Palo Verde, Ironwood, Oakwood, SunBird and Springfield. This year, there were 150 participants competing in Men’s and Women’s Doubles. New elements were added, including Fast Serve and Placement competitions. An exhibition match was…

Tennis season in full swing

Jen Walden Tennis, anyone? Our 2018/2019 tennis season is now in full swing! (No pun intended). We kicked off the fall festivities with our “Welcome Back” picnic and in-house tournament on November 17. We munched on my favorite (fried chicken) with plates full of scrumptious salads and desserts, graciously donated by our generous members. Thank…

Buzz from the SunBird Tennis Club

The fall/winter season is upon us. Our Canadian friends and tennis partners are returning, and we have been busy getting our weekly social tennis schedules put in place. Check the board down at the tennis courts for all scheduling and times for men’s and women’s activities. We encourage everyone to come out and watch or…

Tennis all around

Penny Petersen Three communities shared the fun with tennis competitions between Cottonwood, Sun Lakes Country Club and SunBird Country Club on Saturday, October 27. There were approximately 75 people who participated, not counting those who served food or organized various elements. Organizers were John Veit for Cottonwood and Dianna Wreford for SunBird. Assisting with the…

Buzz from the SunBird Tennis Club

  The summer tennis season is over, and the Ladies’ Riggs Road program stole the show at the courts. Not one rain out, but players did have to battle hot summer temperatures. Riggs Road was very well attended with at least 30 participants playing competitive tennis. Players came from Cottonwood, Oakwood, Springfield and Sun Lakes.…

SunBird Tennis Club… news from the courts

Another long, hot summer at the tennis courts certainly did not deter those die-hard tennis players. The men played round robin tennis on Tuesday and Friday. And the ladies continued to pay tribute to Ray White, playing all summer long in the Riggs Road League which Ray started. The league will finish up the middle…

SunBird Pickleball and Tennis Clubs work together

  Marianna Buescher and Charlotte Wiard The SunBird Pickleball Club and the SunBird Tennis Club are working together to make the 2018/2019 season the best year yet! Charlotte Wiard and Dan and Marianna Buescher gathered in the Horizon Room to talk about fall/winter scheduling, including open play, social mixers, tournaments and more. The trio is…

Tennis Club’s summer schedule

  Charlotte Wiard If you are not traveling to the four corners of the United States for the summer, you can continue honing your skills on the tennis courts or play some competitive tennis. The SunBird Tennis Club’s summer schedule is as follows: June through October 28, 2018: Monday and Friday 6:30 a.m. to 10:00…