Category: Card Games & Sports

Bridge Results

Monday Bridge  Karlene Garn June Winners: 6/07. 1st Frank Nechvatal, 2nd Margaret Erickson, 3rd Chris Nechvatal 6/14. 1st Dolores Kline, 2nd Nan Atchley, 3rd Dorothy Sykes 6/21. 1st Shirley Jackson, 2nd Dorothy Sykes, 3rd Marilyn Klooster 6/28. 1st Carol Dawley, 2nd Beth Miller, 3rd Rose Brown Wednesday Bridge Chris Nechvatal June Winners: 6/02. 1st Carol…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka Reader Liz Houser writes, “I just moved to SaddleBrooke in April and learned to play pickleball in early May, thanks to my enthusiastic neighbor Shawne. I just read your article about Common Mistakes 11 and 12. I found them to be very helpful. Would you be so kind as to send me the…

Card Scores

500 Darlene Thompson We are allowed 20 people and must leave the chairs and tables where they are located at this time. You have the option to either wear a mask or not. At this time, we are not allowed outside visitors. We meet in the Apache Room, which is on the top floor, Thursday…

The Game of Bridge in SunBird

Shirley Jackson “Bridge was probably born of three-hand whist games. Inveterate whist players, unwilling to forgo their game merely because there were only three available players, played a game called ‘dummy’ (with one hand exposed) long before any bridge game was known or willingly played. The origin of bridge whist is not definitely known, but…

Bowling: Fall 2021

Jim Jerome Bowling for the fall season is expected to be on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Confirmation will be forthcoming. If you want to bowl, please call Jim Jerome at 602-628-3718. There will be a sign-up sheet in the Poster Room across from the library.

Mark Your Calendar for El Diablo Golf Tournament

Christina Riley, Assistant Golf Shop Manager The El Diablo Golf Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 14 with a 7 a.m. shotgun. It will be a four-person scramble and $25 per person/$10 per team. The Prayer Package includes donuts at check-in and brunch after golf. All proceeds will go to the SunBird Golf Course. There will be prizes for three…

Golf Course Event Listing 2021

Christina Riley, Assistant Golf Shop Manager 8/14, Saturday: El Diablo – 7 a.m. Shotgun 9/4, Saturday: Labor Day Tournament – 7 a.m. Shotgun 10/9, Saturday: Superintendent’s Revenge – TBD

From the Desk of the Publicity Reporter of the SunBird Tennis Club

Kenneth R. Nelson, Sr. Ladies and gentlemen: I am getting the total picture! This getting older deal is no joke, and we have to take precautions to avoid jeopardizing what little health we have left. Some of you have seen me around the tennis courts. Everyone knows I love the game—win, lose, or draw. Well,…

Golf Course Carvings

Duane Dub, Vice President, SBGC In 2021, we are showcasing the golf course carvings by highlighting a carving (or two) each month. Let us start with the history. In 2006 Leo Buries, our golf course manager, was left with dead and downed trees from the monsoon season. Rather than pay for the removal of the…