Category: Card Games & Sports

Other Card Results

Tuesday and Friday Texas Hold’em Vic Kinser We meet at 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday in the Navajo Room. It is a tournament-style Texas Hold’em Poker game with a $5 buy-in. Approximate payout for 1st is 60%, 2nd is 30%, and 3rd is 10%. New players, men and women, are welcome. Games are hosted…

Golf Course Event Listing

Christina Riley, Assistant Golf Shop Manager 11/10 (Wednesday) – SunBird CommUNITY Green Wine & Beer Tasting 11/17 (Wednesday) – U.S. Kids 18-Hole Tournament – noon start – 80 kids 11/19 (Friday) – CRAB Auction 11/20 (Saturday) – CRAB Tournament 11/25 (Thursday) – Thanksgiving Shotgun 12/11 (Saturday) – SunBird CommUNITY Green Open 12/25 (Saturday) – Christmas Shotgun

Basic Bridge Bidding

With 14 or more points, I’m required to speak, And mention a short suit that’s not very weak. With five cards or longer, I need not be cute, I merely will open with one in that suit. But with four in a major, ah, that’s the rub I know I must open, so I’ll just…

SunBird Tennis Club is Back in Action

Every 30 days or so, I have the distinct pleasure of putting together words of encouragement for the members of our community with any interest in the game of tennis. I give the times and days we meet and schedules for any socials or local tournaments, etc. The month of October is upon us, and…

Loving and Losing a Beloved Pet

Brandon Wainwright As any pet parent will tell you, the joy, love, and comfort that comes with adopting an animal companion is a blessing rivaled by few experiences life has to offer. What they’ll also tell you is that losing an animal companion can be more emotionally devastating than just about any of life’s many…

News from the SunBird Golf Shop

Laurie Kelech, Golf Shop Manager Welcome back, old and new members, to SunBird Golf Club. I hope you had an enjoyable and stress-free summer. While most of you were away, the SunBird team was still hard at work to make the golf course and Golf Shop a truly special place, where wonderful memories are made…

Bridge Results

Monday Bridge September Winners: 9/06. 1st Barb Ott, 2nd Gunter Deflieze, 3rd Carol Dawley 9/13. 1st Dorothy Sykes, 2nd Shirley Jackson, 3rd Nan Atchley 9/20. 1st LaVonne Buland, 2nd Gunter Deflieze, 3rd Mary Jo Howe 9/27. 1st LaVonne Buland, 2nd June Preder, 3rd Beth Miller Wednesday Morning Bridge Chris Nechvatal 9/08. 1st Karlene Garn, 2nd…

Relishing Pickleball: Forehand Groundstroke

David Zapatka Quoting from Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence, by Mary Littlewood, when hitting a forehand groundstroke, “from the moment the ball leaves the opponent’s paddle, you should be tracking its flight with your eyes to aid you in judging the speed and direction of the ball. Move to the ball as…

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

  Lisa Onyx It takes a lot of helping hands to run the Lady 18ers Golf League, but one of our hardest-working members is Karen DeLong, our weekly play chairperson. Karen is responsible for setting up the fun games we play each week, setting up the foursomes, and tallying the results after each round of…