Tag: Bridge

Congratulations, Bridge Club Grand Slam winner

  Babs Barney-Steeves On March 28 Terry Price bid and made a grand slam during regular Wednesday social bridge play. The photo shows the hand she was dealt before she played it. Most bridge players have never experienced such a hand. The probability of a team having enough points to bid and make a grand…

Bridge Spring Luncheon and Tournament

  Babs Barney The Robson Ranch Social Bridge Club held its spring tournament and luncheon on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Twenty-eight players from Robson attended the all-day event. Play was six rounds of six hands. Lunch was served by the catering department after the first three rounds. Prizes were awarded at the end. Top score…

Holiday Bridge Tournament

  Babs Barney-Steeves The Wednesday Social Bridge Club held its holiday tournament on December 6 from 9:30-3:30. Lunch was provided by Heather Hardesty of Robson Ranch Banquet Department. Benjamin Castro, Robson Ranch Food and Beverage Department, donated cookies for the luncheon. The Bridge Club is headed by Carol Male. She showed up before 8:15 a.m.…

Marathon Bridge end of season party

Clare and Jim Law hosted the annual End of the Marathon Bridge Season Dinner and Awards on April 2. All players were represented and a great time was had by all! Jim Law gave every couple a written bridge quiz where we all learned we didn’t know a great deal about the history of bridge.…

Spring Bridge Tournament

Left to right: Dave Wheeler, Babs Barney-Steeves and Grant Simmons

On March 22, 32 residents of Robson Ranch played in their annual Spring bridge tournament/luncheon. Six rounds of six hands each were played before lunch. Lunch was served in the bridge room by Heather Hardesty of the Robson Ranch banquet/catering department. Following lunch six more rounds of six hands each completed the play. The top…

Diva Bridge Gals

Babs Barney, Carol Male, Laurie Waluk, Sandy Christopher, Margaret Erickson, Jaclyn Marshall, Linda Sue Jensen and Mildred VonHaske

On February 6-9, eight gals from the bridge groups at Robson Ranch made a three-day trip to Rocky Point, Mexico. They loaded up gear for the three nights, including two bridge tables, cards, score cards, and some money for their high stake games ($1 for each round—four in total were played—and five cents for each…

Winter Bridge Tournament results

Don Wilson and Fran Fowler

Babs Barney-Steeves On January 25, 2017 the Social Bridge Club held its Winter Bridge Tournament. Thirty-two of its members attended the all-day bridge/luncheon. Play consisted of six rounds of six hands each. During this tournament a grand slam was bid and made by the partnership of Don Wilson and Fran Fowler. A grand slam is…

Social Bridge celebrates two nonagenarian birthdays

Stephanie Martin

Larry Kostroski Scientists frequently advise that playing cards and doing crossword puzzles could help lessen the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. These activities help to preserve cognitive functions in regions of the brain involved in the disease. The Robson Ranch Social Bridge Club heartily agrees with these scientists. In December the club will celebrate the 90th…

Beginners Bridge classes begin October 26

Beginning Bridge classes will be conducted on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Laredo Room of the main clubhouse. The classes will be suitable for first-time bridge players or for intermediates who wish to brush up on their game. The classes will run each Wednesday through the month of November. The classes…