Central Texas News & Events

  • South Texas Triangle Distinguished Market Award

    Encompassing Austin, San Antonio, Houston, the Texas Hill Country and the Rio Grande Valley, the South Texas Triangle is a dynamic golf destination composed of diverse regions. Austin is the state and cultural capital of Texas, and was recently chosen by Golf.com as the nation’s top golf city. San Antonio boasts the Riverwalk and Alamo, and ever ...

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  • Back in the Swing Lago Vista Offers Great Golf Times Two

    Some 45 minutes north and east of downtown Austin on the upper banks of Lake Travis, the dual golf courses at Lago Vista Golf Club are enjoying a resurgence or sorts, thanks to a infusion of money from the city of Lago Vista and renewed attention to great conditioning and solid value. That hasn’t always been the case at the two courses that we ...

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  • Matthew Wright Benefit Gala at The Historic Menger Hotel Ballroom on July 11, 2010

    On June 27, 2009, Matthew Wright was attacked by an assailant, and sustained a serious brain stem injury that left him paralyzed and unable to care for himself.  He is currently under the care of the excellent doctors at Texas Neuro Rehab Hospital in Austin, Texas, and has made slow, but measurable, progress. Unfortunately, as is the way today w ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA Foundation presents 19 students with scholarships

    The Southern Texas PGA Scholarship Committee has selected 19 students to receive a total of $65,000 in 2010 STPGA Foundation Scholarships. The amount to be disbursed this year represents a record total for the STPGA Foundation Scholarship Program, which has distributed $414,100 in scholarship funds to 176 students since the program was restructured in 1999 ...

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  • Local Teen to Attend Life Skills and Leadership Academy

    Kansas State University to host academy that promotes character education   SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Justin Ruiz, 16, from The First Tee of San Antonio, has been selected to attend The First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy in Manhattan, KS. The academy takes place July 13-20 at Kansas State University. Justin was among 100 Chapter participa ...

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  • Local Teen Selected as Semifinalist for RBS Achievers of the Year Awards

    Awards will be presented in July at the Women’s U.S. Open Championship in Pittsburgh, PA SAN ANTONIO – Adolfo Diaz, 16, has been selected as one of ten semifinalists for the seventh-annual RBS Achievers of the Year Awards, a program created by The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, in conjunction with Charter One and Citizens Bank, to recognize ...

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  • New financial assistance program to help youngsters participate in Southern Texas PGA

    The goal of the Southern Texas PGA and the Southern Texas PGA Foundation is to introduce youngsters throughout the southern half of Texas to the challenges and rewards of golf. In 2009 alone, over 2,700 youngsters took part in the activities offered through the two organizations. The Southern Texas PGA believes the opportunity to participate in its ju ...

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  • Super Sunday Gives Scott Valero Texas Open Title

    Adam Scott played beautifully at the Greg Norman-designed AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio for 35 holes Sunday. Then on his most important shot of a day, he pulled a five-foot putt and had to settle for bogey at the last. Fortune however would favor Scott's as Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson couldn't roll in a lengthy birdie putt on the par-5 18th to f ...

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  • Barton Creek Resort & Spa Debuts State's First Callaway Performance Center

    Austin’s award-winning Barton Creek Resort & Spa, frequently named by top golf writers as the No. 1 golf resort in Texas, has partnered with Callaway Golf, a leading innovator in golf technology to open Texas’ first-ever Callaway Performance Center on June 5. Regardless of individuals’ skill level, golfers will benefit from having ...

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  • Valero Texas Open Field Shaping Up

    The 2010 Valero Texas Open player field is getting stronger with the addition of Australian, Adam Scott, one of the PGA Tour’s brightest young stars. Adding the Valero Texas Open to his schedule makes perfect sense for Scott considering the success he has had in the Lone Star State and the fact that his golf hero is countryman Greg Norman, design ...

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