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Masters champion Patrick Reed reopens Horseshoe Bay's Ram Rock Golf Course with opening drive, plea to higher power

Masters champion Patrick Reed reopens Horseshoe Bay’s Ram Rock Golf Course with opening drive, plea to higher power

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO HORSESHOE BAY — The grand reopening of Ram Rock Golf Course drew a special visitor, who had the honor of hitting the first shot off the tee: 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed.  (more…)

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Macy Fox of Marble Falls

13-year-old Marble Falls girl youngest player to win women’s tourney

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — A special exemption allowed Marble Falls Middle School student Macy Fox to play in the Women’s West Texas Golf Association Championship on June 19. And she made the most of that opportunity. (more…)

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Tee off against cancer at Relay for Life golf tournament May 16

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The third annual Relay for Life golf tournament hits the Delaware Springs greens and fairways May 16. (more…)

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IF YOU PLAY
WHAT: The Hope Golf Classic
WHEN: April 13 with registration at 10 a.m. and a shotgun start at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Escondido Golf and Lake Club, 9090 FM 2147 West in Horseshoe Bay
COST: Sponsorship levels vary from $5,000 per team to $150 per player
FOR MORE: Kelly Davis at kdavis@escondidotexas.com

Hope Golf Classic in Horseshoe Bay helps Make-A-Wish

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Every year, many children fight life-threatening diseases. And each year, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas tries to make a dream come true for these kids. (more…)

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Participants in the 2014 Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department Golf Tournament Eddie Ventura (left), Dave Morgan, Josh Ellis and Bill Daly ‘dressed’ up a bit since the event allowed men to tee off from the ladies’ tee box. The 2015 tournament is April 18 at the Lighthouse Country Club in Kingsland, but organizers are seeking sponsors and golfers. Contact Daly at (325) 956-9569 or billcindydaly@yahoo.com or Lou and Syb Henson at (325) 388-6179 for more information. Courtesy photo

Men ‘dress’ the part for Sunrise Beach VFD golf tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS SUNRISE BEACH — While the annual Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department Golf Tournament isn’t until April 18, organizers are giving men who want to participate a heads-up so they can get their dresses and skirts pressed and ready for the event. (more…)

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The Blue Lake Golf Club is a 2015 Locals Love Us favorite with The Picayune readers and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune listeners. Courtesy photo

LOCALS LOVE US: Favorite Highland Lakes golf courses

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Highland Lakes is the place to be if you’re looking for a tee. Across the area, the Highland Lakes boast some incredible golf courses, including the three latest winners of the 2015 Locals Love Us contest. That’s correct, The Picayune readers and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune listeners have […]

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Highland Lakes Christmas Caddy is hole-in-one for area families

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — When the local schools approached Jeff Wilson with the idea of supporting 29 families through the annual Highland Lakes Christmas Caddy golf tournament, he caught his breath for a moment. After all, Wilson and other tournament organizers had set a goal of raising enough money to directly help 25 […]

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In third year, Highland Lakes Christmas Caddy golf tournament hopes to help more families

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — A little more than three years ago, Steven Galan and Jeff Wilson sat down to think about what they could do to help struggling families during the Christmas season. Wilson, the Hidden Falls Golf Club pro, and Galan, a local worship leader, decided to focus on one of their […]

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Players needed for benefit golf tournament Nov. 15 in Kingsland

KINGSLAND — Players are needed for the Robert Kent Benefit Golf Tournament on Nov. 15. The tournament is noon at the Lighthouse Country Club, 118 Club Circle in Kingsland. (more…)

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Register now for Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center golf tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the annual Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center Golf Tournament and Silent Auction is still a few weeks away, organizers are looking for golfers and sponsors to help the people who walk through the center’s doors each month. (more…)

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Golf, good citizenship program tees off at Colt Elementary

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Children can learn a few things from a golfer about being good citizens. “Golfers, in general, learn respect for the game because they monitor their own behavior,” said Charlie Keiser, owner/broker of Century 21 Keiser and Co. “They call their own penalties. They learn a little personal integrity […]

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Charlie Dawn Campbell golf tournament fundraiser seeking players and sponsors

BURNET — The second annual Charlie Dawn Campbell Fundraiser Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 6 at the Delaware Springs Municipal Golf Course. Campbell was injured in a 2013 all-terrain vehicle accident on a Burnet County ranch. She suffered paralysis and requires continued medical and rehabilitation care. (more…)

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Mission Marble Falls teeing off Aug. 16 to feed the hungry

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Mission Marble Falls started its free lunch program in Marble Falls earlier this year, organizers knew there was a need for it. They just didn’t how big of a need. (more…)

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Young Marble Falls golfer wins Slick Rock Junior Championship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Marble Falls Middle School golfer Macy Fox earned her third tournament win at Horseshoe Bay Resort on July 23. Fox was down by four strokes headed into the final round of the Slick Rock Junior Championship. But she shot a 70 in that round to win the girls […]

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Burnet Police Department golf tourney helps Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center

FROM STAFF REPORTS  BURNET — Members of the Burnet Police Department will trade in their firearms for golf clubs July 18 to raise money for an organization that works with children who are victims of abuse and neglect. (more…)

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Care-A-Van party, golf tournament get early start

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Emory Bellard-Spike Dykes Kids Care-A-Van Tailgate Party and Golf Tournament might have moved to June 20-21 from early August, but it hasn’t changed its purpose. In 10 years, the event has raised $1.8 million, said Becky Fox, director of Development at Seton Highland Lakes Hospital. The Care-A-Van […]

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‘Fore’ Life golf tourney to benefit Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — With a growth in demand for its services and expansion into a new Marble Falls location this summer, Dolores Bacon-Whatley knows the May 31 golf tournament benefitting the Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center is taking on a much larger role. (more…)

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Local businessman and friends taking on 24 hours of golf for ailing Spicewood girl

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — Three years ago, local businessman and avid golfer Mike McClung took up his golf clubs and hit the course for 24 hours to raise money for a family whose child was suffering from leukemia. So a few weeks ago, when he read about 15-year-old Katelyn Norton battling a rare […]

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Future Champions Golf Director of Operations Antrone Williams (left) presents the first-place award to Macy Fox of Marble Falls for winning the girls 11-12 division with a 76-76 – 152. Photo by Gary D. Parsons/Horseshoe Bay Resort

Young Marble Falls golfer wins Future Champions Golf Texas Championship

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE HORSESHOE BAY — Macy Fox of Marble Falls won the girls 11-12 age division of the Future Champions Golf Texas Championship on April 26-27 at Horseshoe Bay Resort Apple Rock Golf Course. (more…)

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Golfing duo celebrates two decades playing For Ladies Only tournament

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR  MEADOWLAKES — At 85, Daphine McIntyre clearly lays out her role for the upcoming Highland Lakes Service League’s For Ladies Only golf tournament. On a team of four women who have been playing together in the event for the past several years, McIntyre is a specialist. “I’m the putter,” she […]

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Ray Duvall (right) of Hill Country Golf Carts presents the keys of a new golf cart to Bill Richardson after the 2014 Highland Lakes A&M Club golf tournament March 22 at Slick Rock Golf Course in Horseshoe Bay. Richardson won the golf cart by sinking a hole-in-one on a particular hole during the tournament. The event raises funds for the club's scholarship program. Courtesy photo

Everyone’s a winner at Highland Lakes A&M Club golf fundraiser

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HORSESHOE BAY — A one-year break from the previous tournament didn’t seem to put a damper on the excitement surrounding the 2014 Highland Lakes A&M Club Tournament at Slick Rock Golf Course on March 22. “We had a full field and a great turnout,” said Don Liedtke, the tournament director […]

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Highland Lakes A&M Club golf tournament tees off March 22

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — All you Aggies and supporters grab your golf clubs and get ready for the links because the third annual Highland Lakes A&M Club golf tournament is teeing off March 22. The Horseshoe Bay Resort’s Slick Rock golf course is the backdrop for this fun event on the greens and […]

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Delaware Springs Golf Course’s Jason Kelley is superintendent par excellence

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When Delaware Springs Municipal Golf Course superintendent Jason Kelley learned his peers selected him as the Central Texas superintendent of the year, he knew it was an honor earned not just by himself but by his crew of eight. “My guys are the ones who deserve this award,” […]

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Golfer hits hole-in-one at Summit Rock course in Horseshoe Bay

HORSESHOE BAY — Kyle Womack hit a hole-in-one at the Summit Rock golf course at the Horseshoe Bay Resort on Dec. 17. It came on the No. 6 hole from 158 yards away using a 7-iron. Witnesses were Tim L. Brown, Glenn Smith and Peter Dahlberg.

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Highland Lakes golf tourney gives many kids reason to smile Christmas Day

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — The cold weather forced Highland Lakes Christmas Caddy Golf Tournament officials to push the date of the event back a week from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14, but the rescheduling didn’t appear to have any impact on the fundraiser’s outcome. “It was a great success, even with the […]

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Highland Lakes Christmas benefit golf tournament still seeking duffers

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — While the hole sponsorships for the 2013 Highland Lakes Christmas Caddy Golf Tournament are sold out, organizers of the tournament, which benefits local families facing a bleak Christmas, are still looking for golfers. “We’re about halfway full as far as teams and golfers go,” said Jeff Wilson, an […]

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