Tag: golf

The SunBird Golf Course

Patrick Leach On April 19, a failure of one of the two main irrigation pumps for the golf course occurred. One of the pumps was completely out, and the second pump is on its “last leg.” These pumps, as advised, are not repairable. Additionally, the existing pump control panel, which triggers the use of the…

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…

Golf Course Event Listing 2021

Christina Riley, Assistant Golf Shop Manager July 3 (Saturday) Fourth of July Tournament, 7 a.m. Sept. 4 (Saturday) Labor Day Tournament, details to follow

Friday 9-Hole Couples Group

Marilyn Klooster with her hole-in-one

Jamie Morgan Come one! Come all! Summer may be way too hot around here, but you can be cool and join the fun every Friday morning at 7 a.m. Come and get to know other golfers, enjoy golfing, and engage in lots of laughter. It is a great time to play with your spouse, a…

People Love to Golf

Pictured (left to right) are Karen Snowden-Jones, Jan Griffin, and Carol Delk.

Gail Schroeder Our SunBird Golfing Niners continue to golf, but our numbers are dwindling due to many returning to their home states for the summer. We will miss them. There are some positives for those of us who live in SunBird year-round: It is easier to get Tee times, the traffic is lighter, and service…

Golf Club Votes for Member Assessment

Julie Anderson On April 19, one of the golf course irrigation pumps broke down. The secondary back-up pump is also close to failure. Without an efficient pump, the golf course is not able to irrigate the golf course, and our lush, green carpet of grass would turn brown. The golf course and SunBird HOA are…

Golfing in the Summer Heat

Laurie Kelech, Golf Shop Manager People may view this weather as some of the worst conditions to golf in. But instead of whining about it, learn some tips that will keep you safe while you enjoy playing a round here at SunBird Golf Club. • Early tee time: A simple way to avoid the heat…

The SunBird Golf Club Needs Your Help!

Wayne Onyx In April, one of the two pumps used to provide irrigation to the golf course failed. The back-up pump is in poor shape and could also fail at any time. Without an irrigation pumping system, the golf course will not be able to maintain grass or fountains, which directly impacts our entire community…

Lady 18ers Salute 30-Year Member

Lore Schaefer

Lisa Onyx One of the best reasons to golf with the Lady 18ers is the opportunity to play with people you might not otherwise meet. Not only do you learn what brought them to SunBird, but you hear some incredible stories of their past. One of our most tenured members of the Lady 18ers, Lore…

Greenskeeper Tournament and Silent Auction Results

Norm Ott The annual Greenskeeper Tournament, sponsored by Brenden Waddell and the SunBird Golf Club Turf Crew, and the Silent Auction, sponsored by the CRAB Tournament Committee, were held on March 20, 2021. The Silent Auction replaced the annual live auction held as part of the CRAB Tournament weekend, which had to be canceled due to…