Category: Card Games & Sports

Golfing Niners Enjoying 2021

Pictured (left to right) are Barb Edwards, Judy Johnston, Betty Teal, Kitty Determan, Pam Tiffany, and Irene Schlenker.

Gail Schroeder January’s luncheon was great, as usual. It was hosted by Sandy Ballou and Irene Schlenker. It is one of the few times that we get together as a group and can enjoy the comradery we have all been missing due to COVID-19. The SunBird Golfing Niners currently have 43 active members. We are…

Greenskeeper Golf Tournament and Silent Auction: March 20

Norm Ott The annual Greenskeeper Tournament, sponsored by SunBird Golf Course Superintendent Brendan Waddell and his Turf Crew, will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021. On this date, there will also be a Silent Auction. Over the last eight years, a live auction has been held in conjunction with the CRAB Tournament. These two…

Playing Golf With Your Significant Other

Laurie Moore, Golf Shop Manager Golf is a great way to spend time with people you love and make memories that can last a lifetime. Not to mention, playing golf with your significant other can make traveling fun, as you can play awesome courses around the world. But if you have ever tried to teach…

Pot O’ Gold Raffle

The Pot O’ Gold Raffle drawing will be on Tuesday, March 9, and the shootout will be on Saturday, March 13. Raffle Prizes: First place $400 Second place $350 Third place $300 Fourth place $250 Fifth place $200 Raffle tickets are $1 each ~ 6 for $5 ~ 12 for $10 ~ 18 for $15 ~…

Golf Course Tours and Carvings

The 'Indian,' located on hole 3, will be sitting in several inches of water after a heavy rain. (Photo courtesy of SunBird resident and photographer Kendall Ronning)

Duane Dub, Vice President, SBGC Join us for the next Golf Course Tour coming up on Mondays, March 8 and April 12, to learn more about our course and what is happening behind the scenes to keep it beautiful. In 2021, we will showcase the golf course carvings, highlighting a carving (or two) each month.…

Card Scores

Friday Afternoon Texas Hold’em Vic Kinser We meet at 3 p.m. every Friday in the Navajo Room. It is a tournament-style Texas Hold’em Poker game with a $5 buy-in. Approximate payout for 1st 60%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 10%. Games are hosted by Pat Kelly and Vic Kinser. If you have any questions, please call 765-621-9252.…

Bridge Results

Monday Bridge Karlene Garn December winners: 12/07. 1st Shirley Jackson, 2nd Toni Greisiger, 3rd Carol Dawley 12/14. 1st Rose Brown, 2nd Karlene Garn, 3rd Gunter DeFlieze 12/21. 1st Rose Brown, 2nd Carol Dawley, 3rd Jean Mrugala 12/28. 1st Nan Atchley, 2nd Carol Dawley, 3rd Carol Philips January winners: 1/04. 1st Deb Jensen, 2nd Nan Atchely,…

Course Maintenance: Unwanted Guests

Brendan Waddell, Superintendent Some of you may have noticed some unwanted ponds on the course, or wet areas at times, so I would like to explain how that can happen. In our ponds and throughout the irrigation system, we have an unwanted guest called the Zebra Mussel. They are two inches and smaller and grow…

Pickleball Club Welcomes New Members

Paul and Cindy Krautwurst

Suzanne Lipke The SunBird Pickleball Club has had a good beginning of 2021 and would like to welcome some new members: Judy Corkery, Mike Ohlmann, Tammy Ward, Bruce and Cindy Wilson, Jim Zaccone, and Gil Gilliland. We hope to see you guys again soon and often. And congratulations to Paul and Cindy Krautwurst on becoming…

Tennis Club Update

Jack Barber

Kenneth R. Nelson, Sr. Hello tennis fans: Federer, the Williams sisters, Nadal, and the other professionals all practice exceptionally long hours! That, my friends, is the reason they get paid the big bucks! We, on the other hand, are no superstars; therefore, when you see one of us alone or there is just one or…