Central Texas News & Events

  • Delaware Springs GC's new greens elevate already great experience

    By Steve Habel Special to The Golfers Guide The golfing experience at Delaware Springs Golf Course has always been so good that players headed to the seat of Burnet County to challenge on of the state’s top municipal tracks. And here’s the good news – thanks to new turf on its putting surfaces and its collars, Delaware Springs GC is ...

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  • More than just your grandfather's course

    Sun City Texas Legacy Hills GC combines character and challenge. By Steve Habel Special to The Golfers Guide It’s hard to believe that it’s been15 years since the debut of Legacy Hills Golf Club – the first track routed and opened for play in Georgetown’s Sun City age-restricted community. Built to challenge the nei ...

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  • Texas top teachers Smith, Hardy among Hall of Fame inductees in Monday gala

    SAN ANTONIO – Two of Texas’ greatest golf instructors, a former major championship and multiple PGA Tour winner, a top amateur and the daughter of Lone Star golf royalty were inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame Monday night at a lavish, sold-out ceremony. Teachers Dallas’ Randy Smith and Houston’s Jim Hardy, who bot ...

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  • Hall of Fame Golfer Wadkins Completes Black Jack's Crossing at Lajitas, Texas

    LAJITAS, Texas – October 7th, 2011 - In his Hall of Fame Golf Career, Dallas’ Lanny Wadkins has reached the heights as a player, champion and now architect, but until he began working on the recently opened Black Jack’s Crossing in the famed West Texas outpost of Lajitas, he had never seen a site so dramatic. Wadkins, who has ...

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  • Carl Cooper wins 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series Tour Championship

    Humble’s Carl Cooper capped off the 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series 2011 schedule by firing a score of 4-under-par, 69-71—140 on the Gary Player Course at The Woodlands Country Club to win the season-ending Senior Series Tour Championship. Cooper finished four strokes better than a trio of professionals to take the tournament&rsq ...

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  • Austin's River Place Country Club hosts famed Marius short game school

    AUSTIN, Texas – World-renown short-game instructor Marius Filmalter and his pupil and fellow teacher Chris de Keratry will conduct a highly anticipated putting and short-game school Sept. 17-18 at River Place Country Club in Austin. Filmalter, lauded as 2009 Golf Magazine Innovator of the Year, is the short-game instructor to many PGA, LPGA and ...

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  • Texas Golf Hall of Fame Announces Election of 2011 Class of Inductees

    PGA Championship winner, Austin's Rich Beem, PGA Tour teachers Dallas' Randy Smith and Houston's Jim Hardy along with U.S. Men and Women's Open and annual PGA Tour site Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth are among the 2011 Texas Golf Hall of Fame inductees. Located at the historic Brackenridge Park Golf Course in San Antonio, The Texas Golf ...

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  • Newport Dunes Golf Club supports Patriot Golf Days September 3-5

    Golf club was one of the nation’s top contributors to The Folds of Honor in 2010 Port Aransas, TEXAS – Newport Dunes Golf Club supports Patriot Golf Days September 3-5, 2011. Five dollars of every green fee over Labor Day weekend will be donated to the Folds of Honor Foundation, which salutes the sacrifice of fallen and disabled servic ...

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  • Cooper, Runge top STPGA senior competitions

    There were winners aplenty at the 2011 STPGA Senior Professional Championship, played at BraeBurn Country Club. Carl Cooper, golf instructor at Humble Oil Patch Golf Center in Humble, took the big prize, winning the championship with a score of 8-under-par 70-66—136 that included a closing six-hole stretch that included birdies on BraeBurn& ...

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  • Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum Appoints New Board Members

    Eschenbrenner, DeWall and Harrison named to Board Today, the Board of Directors of the Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum formally appointed Bill Eschenbrenner, Marc DeWall and Mark Harrison as Directors. The Texas Golf Hall of Fame, formerly located at The Woodlands , TX, and closed in 2001, was reconstituted in 2009 with a statewide board of ...

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