Category: January 2018

SOT-AZ Veterans Day Golf Tournament was a huge success

  Layne Jones SOT-AZ Veterans Day golf tournament/annual fundraising week – another huge success! SOT Military Appreciation Dinner: 140+ local and community residents enjoyed a buffet dinner netting $456. Honored Guests: WWII Veteran Donald Wallace Weil was present; his slide show interview at the WWII Memorial in Washington DC was shown. His dedication and love…

Robson Ranch residents enjoy the 9th annual golf trip

  Andy and Kathleen Hockett In mid-November a group of friends from Robson Ranch descended upon the Tubac Golf Course & Resort for their annual golf trip. Many enjoyed golfing the first day in beautiful weather, while a few of the ladies enjoyed some time exploring in nearby Tubac. Our first evening meal was at…

The Mixed Putting League is growing!

  Mona Rod and Gloria Lamere The putting league is becoming a very popular way for residents to spend every other Thursday afternoon. Despite holiday plans and chillier temperatures, we had 72 (November 9) and 53 (December participants). Results for each of the events were as follows: November 9 Net Winners: Linda Schumann ($18), Mona…

The 2017 Robson Challenge Team

  Barbara Gayer The Robson Communities of SaddleBrook Ranch, Tuscany Falls, Mountainview/Preserve, Oakwood, Quail Creek, Robson Ranch, Eagle Nest and Ironwood participated in an annual tradition of competing in the Robson Challenge. This year’s event was held at Ironwood on November 29, 2017. Each team consists of 12 players and their pro. Tuscany Falls won…

8th annual Robson Trap Trials set for March 23

  Susan Knox Wilson, PebbleCreek Gun Club Communications Team The eighth annual Robson Trap Trials will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Casa Grande Trap and Skeet. All shooters, experienced and novice, are encouraged to enjoy the fun and camaraderie of this prestigious and unique event. Last year shooters from six Robson communities…

Maintenance Team decorates Ranch House Christmas tree

  Nicole McCracken Our Maintenance Team here at Robson Ranch stays very busy each day with work orders to fix various things around the property. This year, we have issued close to 550 work orders! That includes areas such as the Sports Club, the Ranch House, Food and Beverage, Golf and more. We decided to…

AWGA State Medallion

  Barbara Gayer Congratulations to Shirley Eliuk and Susan Worner for being the low gross and low net of the field in the four qualifying rounds for the season. They will be representing Robson Ranch at the State Medallion Tournament to be held at Oakwood Golf Club January 2018. Our club is so proud of…

Pickleball Club raises money for Eloy families

  Gerard D Wittman On Wednesday, December 6, over 100 members of the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club (RRPC) gathered at the Robson Ranch pickleball courts for a friendly Santa’s Challenge Tournament, delicious food and refreshments, spirited camaraderie and holiday music as a fundraiser for the Eloy Professional Firefighters Adopt a Family for Christmas Fund. Sixty…

The Fabric of Our Life

Barbara Chmilar The history of cotton in the Valley began in 1885 with F.G. Hardwicke, who arrived in Tempe in 1878 to work as a blacksmith for Charles Trumbull Hayden. A few years later, Hardwicke took up farming — maybe in response to a local incentive encouraging farmers to try growing a new crop —…