Tag: Pickleball

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…

Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club holds first Academy of 2018

  Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy Manager The RRDPC hosted the first pickleball academy of 2018 on January 16 through 18 for new Pickleball Club Members. Academy sessions include introductory information on pickleball rules, scoring, basic strokes, game strategy and when and where to play. After completing the academy graduates will feel comfortable to begin play…

Thanksgiving Classic Tournament Winners

  Mark Kellam November 17-19 Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club (RRDPC) held the Thanksgiving Classic Pickleball Tournament. Seventy-five members participated in a very competitive event. Our club could not run these events without our fantastic volunteers. Special thanks to all of our referees who worked tirelessly throughout the weekend. Our tournament committee included the following:…

Pickleball Academies

April Pickleball Academy graduates

Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy The Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club continues to train new members during the recently completed April and May Pickleball Academies. Twenty-one students, new to pickleball and mostly new to Robson Ranch, completed the training consisting of four evening sessions. Academy Instructors led sessions covering pickleball rules, scoring, basic strokes, game strategy…

Robson Ranch hosts SSIPA Pickleball Tournament

Mixed Doubles 65+ 5.0, 4.5 medal winners from left to right: Fred Thompson (resident) and Vicky Noakes, Silver Medal; Susan Goldstraw and Rick Mendenhall, Golf Medal; Sherril Kerr (resident) and Tim Kuss, Bronze Medal

Mark Kellam On May 9-11 Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club (RRDPC) hosted a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) circuit tournament. This tournament was also the first USAPA sanctioned tournament in North Texas. Being a USAPA sanctioned tournament carries prestige and improves the number and quality of the players attracted. The tournament was the third…

March Pickleball Academy

Graduates, bottom row: Patti Simonson, Karla Bennetson, John Bennetson, Alice Edlund, Tom DiVito and Joy Pashby; top row: Jackie Kuykendall, Larry Nortunen, Ken Quarfoot, John Weaver, John Edland, Ron Schwertner and Mike McKinney; not pictured: Patty Schwertner

Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy Director The Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club continues to train new members during the recently completed March Pickleball Academy. Eleven students, all new to pickleball and mostly new to Robson Ranch, completed the course consisting of four evening sessions. Academy Instructors Larry Nortunen, Mike McKinney and Jackie Kuykendall led sessions covering…

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…