Central Texas News & Events

  • Lundstrom on top at River Crossing

    Houston’s David Lundstrom is never far from the winner’s circle for the tournaments he plays in— through June, for instance, he had played in five 2011 Bridgestone Golf STPGA Senior Series tournaments, never finishing lower than a tie for fifth place. The only thing that was missing was a victory, and that situation was corre ...

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  • Lantana Golf Club will host 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship qualifiers

    LANTANA, Texas – Lantana Golf Club has been chosen by the North Texas PGA to host the Pre-Qualifier and Monday Qualifier for the 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship. The pre-qualifier will be held May 8, 2012 with the Monday qualifier six days later on May 14. Top finishers from the Monday competition will advance to the main tournamen ...

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  • Ferguson is Onion Creek Club's new director of golf

    AUSTIN, Texas – Longtime Central Texas-based golf professional John Ferguson is the new director of golf at the venerable Onion Creek Club in Austin. Ferguson comes to the Onion Creek Club, which is managed by The Dominion Golf Group, after spending his entire PGA career working in Central Texas, namely at the now shuttered Aquarena Sprin ...

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  • Austin's Onion Creek Club garners coveted Audubon certification

    AUSTIN, Texas – The Onion Creek Club, one of Texas’s truly historical clubs and golf courses, has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary,” joining a prestigious list of the world’s top environmentally sensitive facilities.  Onion Creek Club is the 23rd course in Texas and just the 91 ...

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  • Wind and Water Galore Bluebonnet Hill is One of Area's Top Golfing Values

    By Steve Habel Special to The Golfers Guide The land east of Austin is little more than open prairies and the occasional rolling hill and would seem the last place in the area where golfers would find one of the Central Texas region’s most playable and fun courses. But on Decker Lane, about two miles south of Hwy 290 before it head ...

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  • Seeing (and Playing) is Believing Sun City Texas's Cowan Creek Golf Club is Challenging and Memorabl

    By Steve Habel Special to The Golfers Guide How good is the golf at Cowan Creek Golf Club, the newest championship course at Sun City Texas in Georgetown? Plenty good, considering the track features a bevy of challenging holes, multiple options to stoke the mind and flawless playing conditions. So good, in fact, that players of all skill levels ...

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  • Hill Country Amateur Championship 2011

    Crystal Falls Golf Club Gross Scores for Championship ...

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  • Harvey Penick Statue Donated To The Texas Golf Hall of Fame

    A life-sized bronze statue of Harvey Penick has been donated to The Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum at the historic Brackenridge Park Golf Course in San Antonio. Long time golf coach at the University of Texas at Austin and head golf professional for over 50-years at the Austin Country Club, Penick was inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame ...

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  • Valero Texas Open - Open Qualifier

    The Club at Comanche Trace – Kerrville, Texas Final Results (four spots available) *     qualified for 2011 Valero Texas Open **   qualifiedfor 2011 Valero Texas Open on second hole of six-man playoff for final two qualifying spots *** qualifiedfor 2011 Valero Texas Open on fifth hole ...

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  • Texas Tournament

    A senior, Ryan Kiel knows his time playing collegiate golf is coming to end. But the Texas Lutheran Bulldog is determined to make the most of the rounds and challenges he has remaining. Kiel fired an impressive 8-under (for the tournament 67-69 course record is 66) in the final round of the TLU Intercollegiate Invitational at Vaaler Creek Golf Club to ...

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