Tag: tennis

SunBird Sports Courts Ribbon Cutting

A great time was had by the Pickleball and Tennis Clubs on the morning of Oct. 4. The new courts were officially “opened up for play” by Christine Terechenok, president of the Tennis Club, and Marianna Buescher, president of the Pickleball Club. Layne Varney was the amazing emcee. Donuts and coffee were shared as people…

Bradshaw Tennis – The biggest tournament in Sun Lakes

Lots of planning goes into the Bradshaw Tournament. Shown holding the banner are Len Vogelaar, Jerry Higgins, Judy Grefsheim, Al Wagner (past co-chairman), Linda Vogelaar, and CTC President Mary Ann Rice.

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament, sponsored by the Cottonwood Tennis Club, will take place Monday, Nov. 11, through Saturday, Nov. 16. The Bradshaw is the largest and most exciting tournament of the year for both participants and spectators. Entry is open to all Robson communities in the area, and all the Cottonwood courts are used for…

Refurbished sports courts now open for play

Jen Walden On Friday, Oct. 4, some of the members of the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs celebrated the opening of our newly-refurbished sport courts with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, donuts, coffee, and games. It was a huge success, and may I say, the courts are beautiful! Many thanks to our SunBird HOA! Our organized league play will…

What’s happening on the sports courts this fall!

Marianna Buescher The SunBird sports courts will be open and ready for play by Oct. 1! To celebrate our fresh, new look, the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs are partnering to host an event that is open to all of SunBird. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 16, for a day of fun that will include quick lessons, open…

New concrete on courts 1 and 2

Jenifer Walden Summer is almost over, and the fall tennis season will soon begin. We’re ready for all our club members to return for the season! It has been hot these past three months, but some of our men players have been sticking it out and playing Tuesday and Friday mornings. Go Guys! Our first…

New courts are coming!

Jenifer Walden Good news! General Acrylics is the company that has been awarded the contract to resurface sports courts 1 and 2. This is the same company that did such a great job constructing courts 3 and 4 a few years ago. Demolition will begin in July and should be completed by the end of…

SunBird Tennis Club takes summer hiatus

Jen Walden The SunBird Tennis Club does not operate during the summer months, but if you wish to continue to enjoy the game during our “dormant” time, please sign up for the courts you will be using on the court reservation sheets in the tennis bulletin board. Because summer play does not fall under the…

SunBird Tennis Club on summer hiatus

Jen Walden The SunBird Tennis Club does not operate during the summer months, but if you wish to continue to enjoy the game during our “dormant” time, please sign up for the courts you will be using on the court reservation sheets the tennis bulletin on board. Because summer play does not fall under the…

Don Neu Charity Tennis Event involved six communities

Penny Petersen The Don Neu Charity Tennis Event was held at the Cottonwood Courts Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. There were 123 players participating from six communities: Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes CC, SunBird CC, Springfield and Robson Ranch. Fifty-six matches were held. The Chandler Boys and Girls Club Tennis Program, where…

SunBird Tennis Club ends season with a picnic

Jenifer Walden We celebrated the end of another great season of tennis at our Year End Picnic on March 24. We had a great turnout, played some super matches and enjoyed some scrumptious fried chicken with all the trimmings. Thank you, Brian and Dianna, for coordinating the play again, and kudos to all the volunteers…