Category: Sports

The Robson Cup Championship 2016

From left to right: David Thatcher, Wildhorse Golf Club, Head Golf Professional; Ted Dunson, Robson Cup Winner 2016 and Joe Cooper, President, Robson Ranch Men’s Golf Association

Steve Pettigrew The Robson Ranch Men’s Golf Association sponsored the Robson Cup Championship on May 13 and 14. The event was organized and directed by Lawry Cohen of the MGA. The Robson Cup Championship is a two-day tournament for members that is flighted, based on handicaps with both low net and low gross winners. All…

Pickleball in Argyle Schools

Argyle Intermediate School 5th grade pickleball tournament players

Ellen M. Gilgore For the 6th year, members of the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club were invited to teach the sport of pickleball to the students at Argyle Intermediate School. This consisted of meeting all physical education classes for two days, and then seven weeks of the after school club where approximately 50 students participated. Over…

Leaders in the Pro Shop are…

John Burkholder, MGA9 Communications The Men’s Golf Association 9-Holers (MGA9) are extremely fortunate to have the experience, support and friendship of the eight outstanding golf junkies staffing our Pro Shop here at Wildhorse Golf Club. This close-knit team is led by our Club Pro David Thatcher who signed on with WGC two weeks before the…

Tennis Club breakfast at Robson Ranch Wimbledon

Runners up Jesse Cardenas and Liz Tesoriero

The Robson Ranch Tennis Club held its annual Breakfast at RR Wimbledon mixer on Saturday, June 25. The event was a great success, keeping all five tennis courts hopping with activity all morning with a progressive tennis competition for 26 highly motivated players. The format was to play four-game rounds, beginning with randomly assigned partners…

WGA crowns a new queen

The 19 Queen Wannabees

Linda Farmer Most queens are either born into a royal family or marry a king or king-to-be. Not so with the Women’s Golf Association. Here you can ascend to the throne by simply enduring an eight-hour 18 hole round of golf and eliminating 18 opponents. That’s exactly what Gale Hicks did on Tuesday, June 21,…

Pickleball Club holds annual awards banquet

First place winners

Susan Parker On May 9, 2016 the Pickleball Club held its recognition and awards banquet. Over 170 players and guests enjoyed the meal of chicken Parmesan, Caesar salad and cupcakes. The past and current board and committee members were recognized for their service to the club. However, the greatest recognition went to Eldon Reynolds for…

Mid-South Pickleball double gold

The Robson Pickleball team recently returned from the Mid-South Regional Tournament. Sherril Kerr and Ford Roberson were double gold medalists in the men’s and women’s doubles events and partnered in the mixed doubles event. Sherril teamed up with Susan Goldstraw from the Houston area to capture the gold. Ford partnered with Bobby Roling of Russelville,…

Pickleball University’s June grads

June Pickleball Academy

Susan Parker June was a busy month at the Robson Ranch Pickleball University. The academy had a record 15 students looking to graduate with a Bachelors in Pickleball. The academy had two great professors in Dr. Ford Roberson and Dr. Fred Thompson (Honorary Doctorates in Pickleball from the Pickleball University). Ford was the lead professor…

Pickleball Club adopts new training model

Members of the first training class to graduate from the new training model.

The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club has turned a page in the way it trains players wanting to improve their skills on the court. With the appointment of Fred Thompson, chairperson of the Player Development Committee, the new club leadership has moved from a one and out clinic model to a training model. The new method…