Tag: Pickleball Club

Regional Pickleball Players Compete At Robson Ranch

Linda Vandenbree Pickleball players are practicing their dinks, staying out of the kitchen and hoping to hear, “nice get!” as they prepare for the upcoming USAPA Mid-South Regional Tournament at Robson Ranch, March 29-31, 2019. Registration is closed, but the fun is just about to start! Come for the competition that is expected to exceed…

Pickleball Club holds ornament exchange

Our hardworking Pickleball Club Social Committee, chaired by Pat Austin, came up with another great idea for a get together. The Pickleball Club held its inaugural ornament exchange on December 18 with the ladies of the Pickleball Club. It was held at our own Wildhorse Grill in the bar and was attended by over 50…

RRDPC Pickleball Academy AND Player Development

Mike Conley, RRDPC Player Development Committee Chair; Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy Manager; Jim Lafferty, RRDPC Skills Training Manager In calendar year 2018 the Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club conducted 19 pickleball academies and ten skills training sessions. Each six-hour pickleball academy is designed to introduce students to pickleball basics, rules, strokes, scoring, court procedures and…

Pickleball and Tennis Complex now open

Sherry Jackson, RCI Corporate Communications The expansion of the pickleball and tennis courts at Robson Ranch Texas was completed late April, just in time for the Super Senior International Pickleball Association Circuit event in early May. With the expansion the lighted complex has a total of six tennis courts (two new) and 16 pickleball courts…

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The Pickleball Academy

Susan Parker The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club has started 2017 with strong numbers for upcoming academies. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and it also seems to be one of the fastest growing clubs at Robson Ranch. Some of the current high interest may be due to the upcoming completion of the new…

Pickleball Tournament results

Mark Kellam, Mike Clements, Shirley Waterhouse, Steve Beggs, Larry Nortunen and Susan Beggs

Susan Parker The main tournament of interest was our own in-house Blind Draw for Partner event. We conducted the play over two days with most of the matches on Saturday the 17th while the Medal matches and a couple of hold-over matches completed competition on Sunday the 18th. The weather was hot but play was…

August graduates of the Pickleball Academy

Members of the August Robson Ranch Pickleball Club Academy

Susan Parker The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club had another full house for the August Academy. Leading the instruction was professor Fred Thompson. Fred is one of the top players in the country and certified as a national pickleball instructor. Assisting Fred was his better half, Char Thompson. Char is also a top player in the…

Pickleball skills training

Susan Parker Fred Thompson, the Director of Player Development for the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club, recently conducted a referee training class. The class will provide future referees for club, regional and national tournaments to be held at Robson Ranch. The turnout of interested club members stepping forward was great. A big thank you goes out…