Tag: Pickleball

Pickleball on the high seas

Pam and Mike Clements, Tom and Susan Michelsen, Fred Monroe and Susan Beggs. Not shown: Steve Beggs, Gene Mason and Steve Williams.

Tom Michelsen Recently, a few couples from our Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club were on a Holland America TransAtlantic Cruise. Destination: Amsterdam. Pickleball is now becoming an activity offered on cruise ships. This ship had two very nice pickleball courts, with all the equipment needed to have fun! We enjoyed many days of playing and…

Cheers to the volunteers

To show her appreciation to the dedicated volunteers of the Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club Social Committee, Pat Austin, 2018 Social Chair, invited the volunteers to her home for homemade pizzas and margaritas. A message from Pat: We had a very busy year with three tournaments, but who’s counting! Then banquets, 4th of July float…

USAPA Mid-South Regional Tournament

Robson Ranch Denton, Texas was the host site for the 2019 USAPA Mid-South Regional Tournament on March 29-31. The Ranch, as it is commonly known, has 16 permanent pickleball courts with six adjacent tennis courts that were set up as 24 additional temporary pickleball courts for a total of 40 courts. Thirty-two courts were used…

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…