Category: Card Games & Sports

Welcome Back, Snowbirds!

Jen Walden We are excited about hosting a SunBird Tennis Club information table again this year at the upcoming SunBird Community Day on Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please stop by our table for Tennis Club updates and information. We always welcome new members! In December we will also be introducing a…

Bridge Quips

Shirley Jackson The First Response (from Larry): “With 4-4 in the majors, respond 1 Heart to a minor suit opening bid. With 5-5 in the majors, respond in the higher-ranking suit first!”

CRAB No More

After 14 years of raising money for capital expenses for the golf course, the CRAB Tournament Committee has disbanded. Neither the annual November tournament nor the community auction will run this year. The Golf Board has declared that all proceeds be earmarked for general revenue, so we no longer have a mandate to direct our…

Enhance Your Immune System with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso As the seasons change, we are reminded everywhere to take important steps to enhance our body’s ability to protect itself. Doctors and pharmacies remind us it is time to update our vaccinations with booster shots and get our flu shots. When the immune system is compromised, the risk of getting sick increases significantly.…

Free Introductory Golf Lessons for SunBird Residents

Sandy Crane Whether you are new to golfing or just getting back into the game, SunBird Golf Club volunteers can help you get started. The Golf Club volunteers are offering lessons on fairway shots, chipping, and putting on Sunday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 p.m. There will be three sessions: Nov. 20 and 27, and…

Friday 9-Hole Couples Golf

Welcome back to all of our snowbirds! A few of your faithful friends have continued to play throughout the hot summer, and we are ready to have more of you join us as we begin this new season. If you love golf and you love to enjoy the fellowship of others, this group is for…

Golf Course Event Listing

Christina Riley, Assistant Golf Shop Manager Nov. 2 (Wednesday): Wine & Beer Tasting Event, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 (Sunday): U.S. Kids, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18 (Friday): SBGC Monthly Meeting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ballroom Nov. 19 (Saturday): Go Off Cart Path Dec. 16 (Friday): SBGC Monthly Meeting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.…

Golf Course Issues

Don’t forget! Please report all requests or issues regarding the golf course to the Golf Shop by calling 480-883-0820 or stopping in. We work closely with the superintendent to ensure these items are addressed.

News from the SunBird Golf Shop

Laurie Kelech, Golf Shop Manager Five Ways to Get Ready for the Season It’s a magical time of year for golfers. It’s the end of summer, and the snowbirds are starting to return. 1. Audit Your Clubs Before you take your first swing after overseed, make sure to give your clubs a good once over.…

Play on the Wild Side—Golf with the Rattlesnakes

The SunBird Rattlesnakes will be playing Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, November through March. We play a flighted, modified Stableford format with individual competition. This format assigns fixed points for your stroke score on each hole. “Snake of the Season,” closest to the pin, and progressive KPs are fun and challenging contests with opportunities to win…