Tag: golf

Wildhorse Lady Niners Try Silver Tees

WLN Communications Did you know that in 2011, the PGA and USGA partnered to support “Tee It Forward,” a new effort to encourage golfers to play the course that aligns with their “playability and enjoyment?” Barney Adams, founder of Adams Golf, provided the concept that led to the idea of playing from forward tees for…

North Texas Junior PGA Plays at Robson Ranch

Tournament Chair Cindy Sterling On July 13, Robson Ranch welcomed 64 North Texas Junior PGA players from age eight through 15. Their tee times started at 7:30 a.m. through 10:30 a.m., so to keep the tournament just like the original PGA tournaments. We had parents and grandparents as caddies, and we actually had a Robson Ranch homeowner’s grandson playing…

Team Kohnert Prevails in the Wildhorse Cup

Lee Griswold and Jim Kohnert wish each other good fortune at the start of the Wildhorse Cup.

Kevin Murphy While the Ryder Cup may have been postponed this year, the drama and tension of match play was present the weekend of July 10 to 12 at Robson Ranch (RR). That weekend, 72 members of the Men’s Golf Association faced off in the three-day event modeled after the Ryder Cup, which is held every…

July Marks Frank Ruggiero’s Departure from Robson Ranch

Fred Thompson, Coordinator, Nine Hole MGA Frank has truly been a prime mover in the golf world of Robson Ranch (RR). He and wife Judy began their association with RR in 2001 and actually moved here in June 2003. Being strongly sports-minded, Frank began almost immediately making inroads via various administrative roles, being only the 2nd person to serve…

RRWGA Playdays (with Rules) are Back!

Left to right: Ana Corey, Maureen Lehrer, Linda Knightly, and Pam Kanawyer

Lee Ann Kirby On June 5, our first Playday (sort of) was played following much thought and lots of rules to keep within all the social distancing, no big group events, etc. guidelines. For this first playday, we had over 50 ladies sign up. It was a beautiful morning to play golf and it was…

Lady Niners Restart Their Season

Candy Conway-Mikulik, Sandy Thompson, Dee Kamerman, and Renee Kowalski

WLN Communications With new standards for golf finally released, PGA Director of Wildhorse Golf, Craig Pullen, opened the course for organized play to the golf associations beginning June 1, 2020. The weather was ideal for a restart for the Wildhorse Lady Niners and 60 women took advantage. Following new rules of one to a cart,…

We Have an Ace!

Bob Riley Roger Hardman hit his first hole-in-one on Sunday, April 26, on the Robson Ranch Wildhorse Golf Club in Denton, Texas. Congratulations Roger! The weather was beautiful with a 10-15 mile an hour wind from the southwest. At hole number 7 on the South course, Roger Hardman stepped up with his trusty Callaway Apex…

Lady Niners Adapt to a New Normal—Life Without Golf

WLN Communications As we all faced a new enemy, COVID-19, Robson Lady Niners found sheltering in place meant life without golf for 30 days. Yes, it was a new normal, but a necessary one and we found many ways to keep ourselves occupied and time to pray for those afflicted with the virus. When Craig…