Tag: Tennis

Tennis Club holds fall Octoberfest

Left to right: Ray Bauer, Richard Kushmaul, and Joseph Ace

Robin Sims The Robson Ranch Tennis Club held their fall event, Octoberfest, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. The fall temperatures combined with low winds and plenty of sunshine to provide the perfect backdrop for the day of fun tennis, food, and fellowship! Tennis Club members in attendance played in a rotation throughout the first 2.5 hours…

6th annual “Breakfast at Wimbledon”

Winners: Jayne G. and Tom E.

A wonderful tradition of tennis is continuing at Robson Ranch with the sixth annual “Breakfast at Wimbledon” tennis tournament. The event consisted of fun, but competitive tennis play followed by the Robson Ranch “take” on the ubiquitous strawberries and cream that is served at The All England Club each July. Good sportsmanship and fun were…

Tennis Club makes a swoosh with Spring Fling

Jerry Nissen with tennis ladies at Spring Fling: Jayne Gornik, Paula Hemingway, Barb Bent, Sandy Thompson, Patrice Forsyth, Lonnie Gisi and Catherine “Cat” Bass.

With summer nearly here, the Robson Ranch Tennis Club celebrated the end of spring with a tennis tournament and after party on June 1st. The event was a huge success, beginning with a fun tennis tournament for all players. Following several raucous hours of play, the members and their guests attended an after party at…

It takes two people!

Joola Table - User Instructions

Don Pooley Over the past three years the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club have been replacing the old and unrepairable table tennis tables (green) with the new blue Joola SC3000 tables. Each table represents a $1,200 – $1,300 investment on the part of Robson Ranch Residents and Club Members. Unlike our old “green” tables, which…

Health benefits of table tennis

Don Pooley Whether you are playing doubles or singles, table tennis can be a fast-paced competitive sport and has many health benefits for active seniors like ourselves. The top ten health benefits of table tennis * Playing improves hand-eye coordination and it stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. * Develops mental acuity. The speed,…

2019 table tennis class begins April 1

Don Pooley Tom Taylor, a certified table tennis coach from the Farmers Branch Table Tennis Club, is again conducting a table tennis class for members of the RR Table Tennis Club. The class will be on Mondays from noon until 1:30 p.m. starting on Monday, April 1, 2019 and will last for eight weeks. The…

You Just Got Served – Single Ladder starts

Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Denton Table Tennis Club began a “You Just Got Served” Singles Ladder in October. The participating 28 players were placed on the starting ladder board using a random draw. A ladder participant can challenge another person within four positions above them on the ladder and if successful take the new…

Jimmy Taylor, certified ITTF Table Instructor, is approved

  Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club is happy to announce the approval of Jimmy Taylor as a Certified ITTF Table Tennis Instructor. Jimmy plans on offering both individual and/or group table tennis lessons for all ages (grandchildren over 18 are welcome). All lessons can be adjusted for students at beginner level, intermediate…

Tennis Club Cinco De Mayo

Jerry Tarpley On May 5, 24 members and officers of the tennis club held their annual Cinco de Mayo Tennis Mixer. After five rounds of spirited play, scores were tallied and prizes were awarded. Mike Welton and Bob Hauck received gift certificates for rounds of golf and cart rental from our Wildhorse Golf Course pro…