Tag: Wildhorse Lady Niners

Wildhorse Golf Club reconstructs bunkers

Reconstruction of the current bunkers is in process.

Robson Ranch Wildhorse Golf Club is proud to announce the reconstruction of the current bunkers to the patented Better Billy Bunker Construction Method. Billy Fuller, while superintendent at Augusta National from 1981-1986, developed the Enhanced Bunker Drainage Method using a fabric over pea gravel. In 2009 designer Billy Fuller eliminated the fabric liner in favor…

Her Royal Highness – Sharon Dinsmore Reigns

Mary Ornberg The Wildhorse Lady Niners held its fourth annual Princess Tournament on October 6, 2015. The tournament was planned and organized by the “genius” of Carolyn Thomas. They started with 12 players consisting of Sandy Spitzmueller, Janie Farnsworth, Phyllis Formhals, Mary Ornberg, Teresa Blackburn-Korn, Sharon Dinsmore, Ann Fox, Mary Van Sant, Barb Holst, Deb…

Lucy Walker memorial

Mary Ornberg The Wildhorse Lady Niners and the WGA hosted a memorial tournament in honor of Lucy Walker on September 29, 2015. Lucy was remembered with many stories and anecdotes by her fellow golfers. One of Lucy’s more memorable phrases was “fore, Lord.” A familiar retort when her drive went flying up! A few tears…

Wildhorse Lady Niners usher in shotgun start

The Wildhorse Lady Niners

Mary Ornberg The Wildhorse Lady Niners are now able to play with a shot gun start on Tuesdays. That means we all start on different holes at the same time and are able to celebrate in the Wildhorse Grill together. We do appreciate our president, Virginia Wheeless, for her persistence in getting this done for…

Wildhorse Lady Niners hold quarterly meeting

Virginia Wheeless, president of the Wildhorse Lady Niners

Janie Farnsworth The rain has finally departed, and on June 9 we were able to get on the course. Thirty-Five members signed up for a scramble with an extra caveat. A drawing at each tee box determined how the hole would be played. An example would be, “Take a par and go to the next…

RRWGA news

Linda Farmer It seems like the only WGA news this year has been about the weather. From wind to snow to floods, our golfing days have been few and far between in 2015. We’ve had many more “rain outs” than play days. On April 24 we received over five inches of rain. There were actually…

Nine and Dine first golf outing of 2015

First place winners were Jo and Bob Leenhouts and Deb and Larry Nortunen.

The Wildhorse Lady Niners and the Men’s Nine Hole Association welcomed 46 players on Wednesday afternoon, April 15, for a round of golf. The excitement was evident as our chairperson, Tanya Jones, and our Pro, David Thatcher, called out teams and sent us on our way for a shotgun scramble. The men loved getting to…

60 lady golfers take over Robson Ranch

Muddy golf shoes

Mary Ornberg It was a muddy day when the Denton WGA came to town for their opening day. Several of the Wildhorse Lady Niners and the Robson Ranch WGA have joined this awesome group. We played an 18 hole scramble. Much like a horse race there was no way to handicap this one with all…