Corey Roberson, PGA, Director of Golf
On May 17 – 19, we completed the final leg of Member-Guest golf at Cordillera Ranch with the 2022 Ranch Round-Up Ladies’ Member-Guest. We had 28 ladies plus their guests for a field of 56 ladies. The event kicked off with a practice round and lunch — pretty standard issue, but then we kicked it up a notch in the afternoon. At 4:00pm we gathered for a 9-hole putting contest on the front nine of the golf course, accompanied by Fireball shots! The ladies also received a little blinged out Birdie Juice flask along with a tie-dye koozie. From there, we rolled into the ‘60s-themed party where the ladies took pictures with Elvis and sang a little karaoke. I think everyone will agree — I’ve got a radio voice, but an awful singing voice! Thankfully, Jacques is a rockstar and made up for my poor performance!
The tournament officially started on Wednesday as the ladies played their first of two rounds. The format was 36-holes of net best ball Stableford and after the first round, most flights were pretty tight. On Thursday, flight winners were established and our shootout field was defined.
Elvis Flight – Liza Robinson & Karen Northcutt
Flower Flight – Freddi Dawson & Gail Miller
Groovy Flight – Nancy Meadows & Sheryl Redwine
Hippie Flight – Lori McCool & Jane Lynch
Woodstock Flight – Jamie Angelich & Linda Hill
For the shootout, our five flight winners started on #16 where we eliminated two teams. In our first two shootouts of the year (C-Star and El Compadre), the men hit a combined 13 balls in the water on #16. The ladies, however, hit four balls on the green and one in the back bunker… pretty impressive if you ask me. We had a little chip-off as we had a three-way tie on #16 where the Flower and Groovy Flights were eliminated. On #17, we had another chip-off where the Hippie Flight was eliminated, sending the Elvis Flight and Woodstock Flight to #18 to determine our overall winner. Those teams would tie #18 in the first go-round so we headed back to the #18 tee a second time. Both teams were essentially neck and neck as they got on the green where Liza had a 5-footer to extend the shootout. Unfortunately for the Elvis Flight, that putt didn’t drop so Jamie Angelich and Linda Hill were crowned as the 2022 Ranch Round-Up Champions. Congrats to all of our champions and thank you to all of the ladies who played in the event!
Corey Roberson, PGA, is the Director of Golf for The Clubs of Cordillera Ranch. He can be reached at 830.336.4653 and firstname.lastname@example.org.