Central Texas News & Events

  • Creating Futures Charity Golf Classic at TPC San Antonio to Fund Tech Training for Veterans

    The 2010 Creating Futures Charity Golf Classic is scheduled for August 9 at TPC San Antonio. The event, which has raised nearly $100,000 in sponsorships thus far, is hosted by the CompTIA Education Foundation during its annual Breakaway conference. The event will server as a fundraiser that will support information technology (IT) training and certific ...

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  • Steve Habel

    Steve Habel is a contributing writer for Golfers' Guide magazine. He is also one of Cybergolf's national correspondents, contributing news stories, features, equipment and book reviews and personality profiles from his base in Central Texas. Habel is the managing editor for Texas CEO Magazine and works as a contributing editor for Horns Illustrated m ...

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  • Reid Meyers Appointed Executive Director of Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum

    The Board of Directors of the recently reconstituted Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum has appointed Reid E. Meyers as its executive director. The Texas Golf Hall of Fame, formerly located at The Woodlands, Texas, and closed in 2001, was reconstituted late last year with a new statewide Board of Directors. The new Board includes officials from the Texa ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA and The First Tee of San Antonio team up for "Play Golf America" Day

    Spring has taken hold on south Texas, and golfers have headed back out to their favorite golf courses to take advantage of the weather it has brought. To help them get the most out of their games, the Southern Texas PGA and The First Tee of San Antonio have planned a “Play Golf America” Day for Saturday, May 8, at the First Tee facility ( ...

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  • The Valero Texas Open, May 13th-16th

    The Valero Texas Open tees off at a new venue for the first time in fifteen years at TPC San Antonio. The JW Marriott & TPC Courses will offer an amazing spectacle… beautiful views, tasty restaurants, incredible local art and the latest technology. And the Valero Texas Open will offer an “Unapologetically Texan” twist to tournament ...

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  • Reserve Your Spot in the First Annual Cowboy Capital Junior Shootout

    Bandera’s Flying L Guest Ranch will host the first annual Cowboy Capital Junior Shootout presented by Central Texas Golfer’s Guide this summer. The event scheduled for July 13-15 will engage talented golfers ages 7-18 in fierce competition while giving families a prime opportunity to enjoy each other’s company in the beautiful Texas Hill ...

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  • Six Couples to Compete for $150K Wedding at TPC San Antonio

    Leading wedding resource The Knot and the all-new JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa have announced the names of six lucky couples who will tee off on March 4 for the chance to win a $150,000 dream wedding. The finalists were selected in a nationwide contest titled "The Perfect Match" hosted on TheKnot.com. The tournament wi ...

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  • Meet Art Stricklin

    Art Stricklin is an award-winning Texas golf writer and current president of the Texas Golf Writers Association. After graduating from Baylor University in 1983 with a double major, he spent more than a decade working for Texas newspapers including three years as the golf writer for the San Antonio Express-News. Stricklin has now written a total of s ...

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  • John Rowsey Named Regional Ping Club Fitter of the Year

    Ping recently announced that John Rowsey at The Golf Club has been honored as a 2009 PING Regional Club Fitter of the Year. The company, which pioneered custom fitting nearly 40 years ago, recognized Rowsey for his continuing commitment to custom fitting and its value to golfers of all abilities. “John shares our belief that if golfers take ...

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  • Fitzpatrick set to re-join GolfScapes team

    Five years away from golf course architecture stokes project designer’s creative juices In a move that returns him to his roots in the golf industry, veteran technical advisor and project designer Bill Fitzpatrick has re-joined the team at GolfScapes, Inc., where he will work in conjunction with company founder and principal Jeffrey D. Brauer. ...

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