Tag: golf

Thank You Golf Course Volunteers

Dana Marrs Golf course volunteers Mark Geurkink, Dolly White, and John Valentine are part of a dedicated early morning crew on all of the ponds of the golf course. They have encouraged hundreds of widgeons to relocate to other ponds. The outcome has been cleaner fairways and greens. Thank you, volunteers.

Tournament Reminder

Dennis Knight Feb. 24 will be the date of our exciting golf tournament sponsored by the SunBird Bandits golf group. If you haven’t already signed up for our annual event, fill out your entry form for the unique Triple Play Tournament. Entry forms can be obtained from the Pro Shop or the hallway area outside…

SunBird Niners Enjoy December Monthly Luncheon

Pictured (left to right) are Marilyn Klooster, Judy Johnston, Nancy Ott, Bev Launer, Jody Elkey, and Char Donaldson.

Gail Schroeder The SunBird Lady Niners continue to golf during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hopefully, we are all continuing to follow guidelines to prevent spreading of the virus, as more and more people in SunBird have been affected by the virus. Among the golfing recommendations are: pick up your own ball—it used to be considered good…

SunBird Golf Club Tournament Listing 2020-21

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent Mark your calendars for the following tournaments coming up in the next few months! Jan. 9 or 16 (Saturday): Founder’s Tournament* Feb. 6 or 13 (Saturday): Lion’s Club Tournament Feb. 24 (Wednesday): Bandits Tournament March 6 (Saturday): CRAB Tournament Shoot outs will be held Friday afternoons rather than Sunday afternoons.…

Tee Up For Childhood Cancer

Arlene Block SunBird Lions Club will sponsor “Tee Up For Childhood Cancer” on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at the SunBird Golf Resort, located at 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249. Proceeds to benefit the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer. Event Info: 4-Player Scramble; $45 per person; 8 a.m. check-in on patio; 9 a.m. shotgun start. $10,000…

Mens’ Golf Club Reminders and Events

Scott Moore Below are a number of the more notable issues discussed in the December Executive Committee meeting: 1. The golf course, as usual, would like our help in communicating, as well as practicing good golf etiquette as it relates to pace of play, repairing tee box, fairway and rough divots, and greenside ball marks.…

2021: Happy New Year

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent 2020 is over. It was an interesting year with all the changes we have made to the golf course, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the strange weather patterns. Hopefully, the pandemic will be gone soon, and the rain will fall. In December, I celebrated my SunBird birthday—I am one year old…

CRAB Golf Tournament and Auction

Norm Ott The CRAB golf tournament and accompanying auction, which were to be held in November, had to be canceled due the COVID-19 pandemic. The events have now been rescheduled for March 5 and 6, 2021, pending, of course, on the degree of improvement in this health situation and the allowable use of the SunBird…

Cart Path Fee Notice

Brendan Waddell, Golf Course Superintendent A Cart Path Fee of $50 will be assessed for all carts on the golf course. Golf Club members are exempt from this fee and will receive a sticker by early January. All other annual members and residents are required to register before play in January.

Record Turnout at Annual SunBird Open

Dwight Mallery

Julie Anderson Dwight Mallery looking dapper at the 11th Annual Sunbird Open held on Dec. 5. We had a record turnout of 142 golfers! The money raised will go towards repairing our two bridges.