Tag: golf

2021 Annual Overseed Fund

SunBird Golf Club Board of Directors Thank you to our generous residents for donating over $11,500 to the 2021 Annual Overseed Fund. SunBird Golf Course appreciates your help in keeping our course beautiful and green. We wouldn’t be able to do it without your assistance. If you would like to donate, please send a check…

Save the Date for Golf Club Community Auction, November 19

Norm Ott Since 2013, a fixture in the SunBird golf schedule and a major fundraiser for the golf course has been the CRAB or Team Championship Tournament and the accompanying auction, typically held in November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 events had to be postponed and were held last spring. The auction event…

Keeping You Informed

SunBird HOA and Golf Club Committee As was presented in an eblast in late June, three members of the boards from the SunBird Golf Club and the HOA have continued to meet and assess opportunities regarding the future of the SunBird Golf Course. Options we’ve discussed include real estate impacts, memberships, and talks with a…

Overseeding

Julie Anderson Each fall, golf courses throughout Arizona and the Southwest begin their annual overseeding with rye grass. The reason we do this is because our “base grass,” which is Bermuda grass, loses its color as the nights get cooler. If left alone, the Bermuda grass will go completely dormant, losing its color and turning…

The Mosquitos Are Back

Brendan Waddell, Course Superintendent, SunBird Golf Course Please do not spray repellent on you while standing on the grass. Thank you.

SunBird Women Niners

Gail Schroeder It has been a pretty quiet summer for the SunBird Niners; however, many of us have continued to golf through the heat, because we love the sport! During the summer, we play more informally; you can play a scramble or your own game. You do not have to be a member of the…

SunBird Community Green

Julie Anderson On behalf of the SunBird Golf Board and our entire SunBird community, thank you so much to our SunBird residents for your continued generosity. You have probably heard that the golf course irrigation pump unexpectedly broke down in April, and replacement will cost close to $180,000. The Golf Board called an emergency meeting,…

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

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…