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RCC September 2022 Newsletter

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September 2022

WELCOME Dear Members, Hours of Operation: We hope that you and your family enjoyed your summer season at Ridglea. However, I am sure you will all agree that we are ready Golf Shop Kid's Klub: 817-731-1203 for the fall and some cooler weather. Be sure to keep an eye out North Course 817-377-0032 Tuesday -Thursday 8:00 am-10:00pm for the following events: Tuesday-Sunday Friday 8:00 am-12:00 am • Red, White & BBQ Labor Day Pool Party, September 5 (Closed Monday) Saturday 9:00 am-12:00 am • Family Night returns, September 8 South Course 817-731-1827 Sunday 9:00 am-8:00 pm, • Moms of Ridglea, September 15 Wednesday - Monday by reservation only • Ridglea 400, September 21-24 (Closed Tuesday) Monday Closed In August, our Director of Golf, CJ Whetsell and I took 36 of our members to the Both North & South southwest coast of Ireland to play golf at some of the most famous courses such as Old Weekdays 7:30 am-8:00 pm Valet Hours Head, Ballybunion, Doonbeg, etc. As we played golf, my wife, Elaine, and CJ’s wife, Weekends 7:00 am-8:00 pm Tuesday 11:00 am-3:00 pm Vanessa, lead some really cool sightseeing trips which included shopping, a cooking Golf Practice Facilities one hour and 4:30-9:00 pm school, whiskey tasting and more. We had a great time, and everyone enjoyed them- after sunrise to one hour before Wednesday 4:30-9:00 pm selves. I am also happy to report that we brought everyone home, safe and sound. I sunset, weather permitting. Thursday 4:30-9:00 pm hope you enjoyed the updates from our trip on our social media channels. Earlier Tennis Shop: 817-732-3174 Friday 11:00 am-3:00 pm this year, we announced our 2023 trip to Dublin and Northern Ireland to play golf Tuesday-Thursday 8:30 am-9:00 pm and 4:30-9:00 pm and again, do some serious sightseeing. We only have a few spots left and if you are Friday & Saturday 8:30 am-8:00 pm Saturday 4:30-9:00 pm interested in joining us, please let me or CJ know. Sunday 10:00 am-8:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am-3:00 pm All facilities closed Monday and 4:30-9:00 pm Fitness Center: 817-570-4427 Monday 5:00 am-7:00 pm Barber Shop: 817-570-4422 Tuesday-Sunday 5:00 am-9:00 pm Tuesday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pm Massage Therapist: 817-999-5423 Julie Justice, by appointment only [email protected] As we head towards the fall, we would like to remind our golfers to keep golf course The Landing The Vista Balcony etiquette in mind as they play the courses. We would ask that everyone fill in their Bar and Lounge Open to ladies and gentlemen, 21+ divots, fix ball marks on the greens, rake the bunkers after play and keep carts 30 yards Open to ladies and gentlemen, 21+ Cigars are available for purchase from the tees and greens while playing. We are all trying to create the best playing Food service available at the bar. experience for all our members, and we need your help. from 11:00 am-5:00 pm, Tues-Sat Ladies Locker Room Lastly, the annual meeting is coming up on Tuesday, October 11th at 6:00 PM and Closed Sunday Ladies only, 18+ or children we look forward to seeing all eligible voting members and spouses present. We hope Beverage service available accompanied by a parent. you take the time to vote for the candidates that are running for the 2022-2023 Board from 11:00 am-8:00 pm, Tues-Sat Access to Massage Room. of Directors. There are 11 candidates running for five spots, and you can read their Closed Sunday Men’s Locker Room biographies on pages 3-5. Men’s Card Room * Gentleman only, 18+ or children Once again, thank you for your continued support of Ridglea and if you have any Gentlemen only, 21+ accompanied by a parent. questions, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at [email protected] Ladies Card Room* Access to Massage Room. com or call me at (817)570-4402. Ladies only, 21+ *Rules Notice: The Club’s Card Rooms are Kindest Regards, The Vista Room for the sole purpose and use for cards and J. Adrian Morris Ladies only until 5:00 pm 21+ games; any type of business may not be General Manager / Chief Operating Officer Tuesday – Friday conducted in these rooms. Open to ladies and gentlemen after 5:00 pm Tuesday – Friday and all day Saturday & Sunday Contact Info: J. Adrian Morris 817-570-4402 [email protected] General Manager/C.O.O. Tom Hoefert 817-570-4404 [email protected] Controller Kristina Clabeaux, CCM 817-570-4408 [email protected] Assistant General Manager Leanne Green 817-570-4406 [email protected] Director of Membership Lindsey Holt 817.570.4468 [email protected] Member Services & Communications Manager Terri Hammond 817-570-4491 [email protected] Director of Catering Kara Anderson 817-570-4430 [email protected] Director of Food and Beverage Brent Ruggles, CEC 817-570-4434 [email protected] Executive Chef Matt Freeman 817-570-4440 [email protected] Director of Tennis Courtney Farr 817-570-4427 [email protected] Director of Fitness CJ Whetsell, PGA 817-570-4441 [email protected] Director of Golf Duane Janssen, CGCS 817-732-0451 [email protected] Director of Agronomy Ursula Kowalik 817-732-4533 [email protected] South Clubhouse Manager Nikki Zaragoza 817-570-4463 [email protected] Director of Retail 1

MEMBERSHIP Please give a warm welcome Ridglea is such a special Club! to our newest members: We are so proud and fortunate to have 33 members who have graced our doors for Travis and Caitlyn Heller Tommy and Ashleigh Roberts 50 years or longer. Ridglea applauds them all and they are: Art Sellinger Gretchen Barrett Sammie Lou Maberry Anniversaries: John Cantrell Sue Mathis Sammie Lou Maberry – 55 Years Patsy Cantrell Fannie Maulsby Gordon Permann – 30 Years Robert A. Cantrell, III Aureta Baltazar Mitchell Christopher Bertel – 25 Years Don Carroll Roy Meinen Mason Clark – 25 Years Anna Cline Fred Parker   Edwin Cohen George Petrovich In Memoriam: J. Kenneth Dalton Harley Puff Jim Barber – 53 Year Member Margo Dean Betty Pumphrey Ted Harp Kenneth Dick Evelyn Siegel Keith Dunavant David Stilson Reminder: Sue Fournier Malcolm Tallmon Written notification of Club Membership resigna- David Frase David Turner tion must be submitted either by letter or email to Harold Hammett Johnnie Willis the General Manager/COO or Director of Mem- Larry Hove Steve Wilson bership by the 15th of the month, in which you Beverly Jones Vivienne Wilson would like your membership closed at the month’s Alvin “Butch” Luskey end. August Employee Spotlight: Contact me for a free Jacob Owens market evaluation Meet our August Employee Spotlight Award winner, Jacob Owens. I’d love to help find Jacob is one of the many lifeguards who keep you and your family safe your dream home! at the pool while enjoying the Texas heat. This is Jacob’s second summer as a lifeguard with Ridglea and he plans CATHIE Leslie 817.239.1999 on returning next year. His coworkers describe him as dependable, loyal, hard- [email protected] working, helpful, and always willing to go above and beyond expectations. Jacob is super attentive and a good role model to children and the other lifeguards. Here are few things to know about Jacob: Fun fact: He loves playing the piano and has been taking lessons for the past six years Favorite color: Green Favorite hobby: Basketball 2

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Donnie Buescher Donnie Buescher has lived in Fort Worth since 1979 and became a member of Ridglea in 1987. He owned a Material Handling Company and sold it in 1990 and has since been with UBS Financial Service as First Vice President of Wealth Management for the past 31 years. He and his wife Alicia have 2 daughters and a grandson. They enjoy using the club facilities of Golf, Fitness, the 19th Hole and the Family Grill. He has served on the Board of Directors for two full terms in the past, has chaired all the Board Committees, and was past President and Chairman of the Board. Outside of Ridglea, Donnie is currently on the Endowment Board of Meals on Wheels Inc. of Tarrant County. He’s proud of his family, his accomplishments at work and all the friends he’s made at Ridglea. He wants to keep moving forward on the positive growth for the current membership and for future generations at Ridglea Country Club. Mike Garza Mike is originally from Laredo, Texas and moved to Fort Worth in 2013 after several years spent working in San Antonio upon graduating from college. Both Mike and his wife, Stephanie, graduated from Texas A&M University and have enjoyed membership at Ridglea since 2017. Mike is a Global Real Estate Advisor with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty and takes great pride and joy in helping friends and families buy and sell properties in the dynamic Fort Worth real estate market. Mike, Stephanie, and their two children Stella (5) & Levi (3) have enjoyed building community and strengthening relationships with fellow Ridglea members while creating some of their most treasured memories, including but not limited to: the incredible holiday parties, enjoying poolside “stayca- tions”, utilizing the Kids Klub, indulging in Sunday brunch in the Family Grill, and slowly introducing their children to golf and tennis through camps and tutorials. Since joining Ridglea, Mike has served on the Membership Committee for one year, the Pool & Fitness Committee for three years, and Stephanie served on the Junior Committee for a year, as well. Outside of Ridglea in the last two years, Mike has served as the President of the Fort Worth Texas A&M Club, Chair of the Man/Woman of the Year philanthropic competition for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Doxology Bible Church community group leader, Doxology Bible Church Emergency Response Team member, on the Lena Pope Annual Golf Tournament Committee, President of the Ridglea Neighborhood Association, as the Fort Worth District 5 Appointee for Crime Control & Prevention, and as an involved parent at his children’s school, St. Paul Lutheran School. Mike and Stephanie have lived all over the state of Texas, but feel confident they have found their “forever home” as members of Ridglea and look forward to continuing to create lasting memories alongside their “family” of members and staff for many years to come. Cameron Goldston Cameron Goldston has been privileged to be a member of Ridglea Country Club since 1993. He moved to Fort Worth from his home town of Corpus Christi in 1982 to attend Texas Christian University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1985. Following graduation, he began his career with Lockheed Martin. He currently serves as the Senior Manager of Program Planning and Scheduling for the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Program in Sustainment. His family includes the love of his life, Charleen, a senior officer at a local bank, and their son, Mitchell, currently a Texas A&M Mays Business School accounting senior, who enjoy using the golf and dining facilities. He is an avid user of the club fitness center, golf courses, and dining facilities. Since joining Ridglea, he has served on the Golf Committee for 2017 and 2018. He has sponsored many parties including wedding receptions, birthday parties and other important occasions including the Century Club who celebrates those in our community reaching the age of 100. Also, he has been a supporter of many fundraisers at Ridglea over the years. Mr. Goldston’s most important accomplishment in life is his family and many friends he has met through being a member of Ridglea Country Club. His work life has allowed him to develop and implement innovative strategies for success for his company. For these reasons, he believes he would serve as a valuable member of the Ridglea Board. John Kellogg John Kellogg has lived in Fort Worth since 1974 and became a member of Ridglea in 2003. He graduated from Western Hills High School in 1983 and from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1987 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. John and his wife Dina own Kellogg and Kellogg, P.C. located in Fort Worth. dining rooms. Ridglea is a family affair for the Kellogg’s. His daughter Natalie graduated from All Saints Episcopal School and is now a senior in the accounting program in the business school at Texas Christian University. John’s parents, Tom and Judy Kellogg, are long-time members of Ridglea. His sister, Susan Wentworth and her husband, Carl are also active members. John and his family enjoy socializing at Ridglea, whether it is on the golf course or in the John served on the Executive Committee of the Board as Treasurer for two years, which chairs the Finance Committee. In addition to this Committee, he has served on the Golf and Grounds Committee, Fitness, Tennis, Pool and the Membership Committees. As Treasurer for two years, the Club was able to fund more capital improvements and purchase more equipment than ever before. This while keeping dues increases to the lowest increases in history. Outside of Ridglea, John has served as Chair of the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section – Small Firm Networking Group and as Treasurer of Ridglea Country Club Estates Homeowners Association for 12 years. 3

Les Ledingham BOARD OF DIRECTORS Tyler Otto John’s most important accomplishment in life is his and Dina’s daughter, Natalie. She has made him make decisions that not only impact him, but their family. John and Dina acquired multiple accounting practices which has significantly changed their accounting firm. They went from a two-person firm to a firm of ten and are currently Wayne Petersenserving over 500 clients. John stated that the top priorities facing Ridglea today include managing membership growth, providing excellent service and maintaining fiscal budgeting. In addition, John wants to see change in the way the disciplining of members is handled. A disciplined process should be enacted to allow for consistency and fairness. As our focus, we need to make sure our Club is not only family friendly, but also has programs and activities that encourage participation from our diverse membership and is a fun environment for everyone. George (Les) Ledingham IV was born and raised in Fort Worth. He graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Com- munications, TV and Radio in 2002. He joined Ridglea Country Club in 2008. He is married to Kindyle and together they have a son, George Ledingham V. They enjoy utilizing the golf course, pool and dining rooms. Since joining Ridglea, he has served on the following committees: Golf and Grounds Committee (5 years), Junior Membership Committee (1 year), Retention Task Force (1 year), Entertainment Committee (1 year), and the Ridglea 400 Committee (3 years). He currently serves on the House & Enter- tainment committee for the club. You may have also seen him take the stage to sing “Mustang Sally” at the Ridglea “400”. Outside of Ridglea, he works with the following organizations and serves in the following capacities: Board Member for the Texas Wesleyan OD Bounds Golf Scholarship Endowment Program and Board Member of the local Men’s Health Awareness program called Big Balls in Cowtown, which serves to help local families dealing with Prostate & Testicular Cancer. He also serves as the President of his neighborhood HOA. He is proud to be a member of Ridglea and has enjoyed the updates and changes that have been transpiring for the last several years. He looks forward to helping make more positive changes within the club. Tyler Otto was born and raised in Arlington, TX and graduated from Arlington High School in 2001. He attended The University of Louisiana Monroe where he played golf, and ultimately obtained a degree in Business Finance from Texas State University in 2005. After years of orthopedic medical sales, he and his family moved from Tomball, TX in 2014 and have been members of Ridglea Country Club since 2015. Tyler is President and owner of Restoration Solutions, a restoration and remodeling company that serves the DFW Metroplex, and is co-owner of 1800 PackOuts of Tarrant County. He and his wife, Melissa, have three children John Lawrence, Rylin, and Jacob, who currently serves as a Corpsman in the United States Navy. The Otto family is fully invested in all the club’s amenities from men’s golf, junior golf, Ridglea Riptides swim and dive team, club dining, fitness, and hours upon hours of ladies tennis drills and the Ridglea ladies tennis league. Tyler has served one year on the Ridglea House and Entertainment Committees with the goal of hearing and representing the needs of members and presenting ideas that better the club experience for all. Outside of Ridglea, Tyler is highly invested in his children’s youth sports team and has served as a volunteer coach for 15 years. He is part of several business organiza- tions such as; NARPM: Dallas Claims Association, and The Vistage Group. Tyler believes his greatest personal achievement will be his children and the future lives they will lead and serve through his example of hard work and dedication to community, his successful business ventures, and most of all family. Ridglea Country Club has much to offer, however, as a Board Member he hopes to enrich the club’s experience by focusing on the small details that can make a difference in the daily operations and overall culture of the club.  Wayne Petersen has lived in Fort Worth 25 of the last 42 years becoming a member of Ridglea 1995-2002 and then rejoining February 2019. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. Wayne worked 38 years with Green Bay Packaging starting in 1980. He became Sales Manager in 1994 tripling the business and starting the El Paso division before leaving to run a plant in Lebanon, Ohio near Cincinnati in 2002. He became Vice President General Manager charged with growing the business justifying a much larger state of the art plant also adding several million dollars of new equipment in 2012. After putting a great team in place, he was asked to start another new market getting back to Texas in San Antonio in 2015. He started a warehouse distribution center from scratch before retiring in 2018. Wayne’s family includes his wife Kathy of 42 wonderful years. They have two great German Shepherds; George and Jayla. Wayne truly enjoys being back at Ridglea, golfing, and the workout area along with frequenting the 19th Hole for dinner and drinks. Since joining Ridglea, Wayne and Kathy ran the mixed foursome together back in the late 1990’s. Kathy was the President of the LGA and served on the golf and grounds committee in 2021. Wayne is currently serving on the Golf and Grounds Committee and represents the Senior Men’s Golf Association enjoying both the MGA and SMGA. The most important accomplishment in Wayne’s life was mentoring dozens of people along with improving the work environment for hundreds of people over decades. He believes the right work environment can absolutely enhance lives encouraging people to excel while mixing in great attitude and energy. 4

David Peterson BOARD OF DIRECTORS Robert Pike David Peterson has lived in Fort Worth since 2000 and became a member of Ridglea in 2012. Mr. Peterson attended Texas Christian University for his Bachelor of Arts in Finance, and his Masters of Business Administration. He currently works for Elevate Credit Inc. where he is the Chief Credit Officer. Jon Taggart Mr. Peterson is married to Sarah Peterson and together, they have a son Thatcher and a daughter Margot. The Petersons use many areas of the club including golf, tennis, swim & dive team, family nights, summer camps, dining, and the fitness center. Since joining Ridglea, Mr. Peterson has served Michael Urbach on the Golf & Golf and Grounds Committee, the Pool Committee, Membership Committee and has chaired the Tennis and Finance Committees. He enjoys actively being involved and helping modernize the club. Outside of Ridglea, Mr. Peterson sits on the Advisory Board for TransUnion. He also spends a large amount of time coaching his son and daughter in various sports including baseball, basketball and soccer. Mr. Peterson believes his most important accomplishment has been raising and providing for his children. He believes there is nothing more important than that. At Ridglea, he is proud of working on the Finance Sub-Committee that negotiated the construction loan that refurbished the 19th Hole, Family Grill and so much more. More recently, he is proud to have been involved in the technology advancements at the club, specifically with creating Ridg- lea’s first app. Professionally, he is most proud of working for Elevate for twelve years and playing a part in taking the company public on the New York Stock Exchange. Robert has lived in Fort Worth since 1987 and became a member of Ridglea in 2012. He graduated from Trinity Valley School in 2005 and earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University in 2009. Robert currently works at Whitley Penn LLP where he assists clients with tax preparation, tax planning and consulting. Robert and his wife Elizabeth are active members of the club, along with their two daughters Madison and Hannah. The family utilizes all of the club’s facilities – often at the pool during the summer and Robert can always be found at the South Course on Sunday afternoons. Outside of Ridglea, Robert serves as a board member and treasurer for Camp Fire First Texas as well as the Texas Chapter of the National Utility Contractors Association. He has served on the club’s Finance Committee (3 years), Junior Committee (3 years) and served one term as the Junior representative for the Board of Directors. He is a proponent of continuing to invest in the club in the ways that most benefit our membership and improve the overall club experience while keeping within the club’s existing budget. Jon Taggart has lived in Fort Worth since 1962 and has been a member of Ridglea since 2013. He has his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M Univer- sity and completed the TCU Ranch Management Program. He is the owner of Burgundy’s Local Grass Fed Meat markets, Burgundy Pasture Meats LLC, and Burgundy Pastured Poultry LLC. He has served on the Pool, Fitness, and Golf and Grounds Committees. He is married to Shelley and they enjoy all the amenities Ridglea has to offer. Outside of Ridglea, Mr. Taggart has served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Texas Brigades, a youth conversation leadership program. He has also served as a member of Operating Board of Directors for the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Mr. Taggart believes his most important accomplishment has been raising three great kids Charley, Patsy, and Ben Taggart, through grad school and having Ben work in the family businesses. He tries to give back as much as possible by giving his time and financial support to our future leaders particularly in the areas of outdoors and natu- ral resource conservation education. Mr. Taggart is also proud that he started a successful business from scratch. Michael Urbach has lived in Fort Worth since 1986 and has been a member of Ridglea Country Club since 1988. He holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.H.A. from Trinity University in San Antonio. Michael is retired from Victory Healthcare where he was the President and COO. Michael enjoys all the Ridglea facilities, particularly the golf courses, the Fitness Center and dining at the Club. He has served on the Fitness Committee, House & Entertainment Committee, and the Membership Committee. Outside Ridglea, he has served as the Chairman of the Budapest Committee for Fort Worth Sister Cities and was a member of the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. Michael says his most important accomplishment was raising and educating his two children: his daughter, Lindsey Urbach Ellis and his son, Geoffrey Urbach. Professionally, he is most proud of improving patient care in his sphere influence. Michael believes Ridglea’s top priorities are to maintain and grow an active membership, maintain and improve Club facilities so Ridglea can remain the club of choice and to continue to closely monitor revenues and costs. Annual Meeting Notice Notice of Annual Meeting Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm Voting Members and Spouses Only Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres immediately following the meeting. 5


FYEOAUTTUHREPSROANGDRAEMVEMNINTSG Ridglea’s Traditions Red, White & BBQ Labor Day Pool Party Ridglea 400 Dining Amendments Location: Pool Wednesday, September 21 Club Happy Hours Date: Monday, September 5 • South Clubhouse closed all day to non-400 Monday: Men’s Happy Hour at the South Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm and 4:00-9:00 pm participants Course with complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Celebrate Labor Day Ridglea style as we say Thursday, September 22 Tuesday: Happy Hour in the 19th Hole and goodbye to summer and hello to fall at our • 19th Hole closed all day to non-400 Partici- The Landing/Card Rooms with half priced annual end of season pool party. There will pants Shared Plates. be a DJ, fun games, complimentary popcorn, • South Clubhouse closed for breakfast & Wednesday: Ladies Happy Hour in the snow cones and cotton candy and a BBQ-style lunch to non-400 participants Ladies Card Room with complimentary hors buffet. • Soup & salad buffet available in the Family d’oeuvres. Optional Buffet Price: Grill from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Friday: Happy Hour in the 19th Hole and Adults: $24.95++, • South Clubhouse bar & limited menu avail- The Landing/Card Rooms. Children ages 4-9: $17.95++, able at 3:00 pm All Happy Hours are offered from 5:00 – 7:00 Ages 0-3: complimentary Friday, September 23 pm. A la carte food service will not be offered. • 19th Hole closed for lunch to non-400 Sunday Breakfast Buffet Fall Music Series participants Location: Family Grill and 19th Hole Location: 19th Hole Patio • South Clubhouse closed for breakfast & Date: Every Sunday Date: Every Saturday lunch to non-participants Time: 10:30 am-2:00 pm Time: 6:00-9:00 pm • Soup & salad buffet available in the Family $18.95++ Adults Enjoy live music on the 19th Hole Patio! Res- Grill from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm $9.95++ Children 4-9 ervations are highly recommended, please call • South Clubhouse bar & limited menu avail- Children 3 & under dine the 19th Hole. able at 3:00 pm complimentary. September 3: 3 Fools on 3 Stools • 19th Hole opens for dinner at 4:00 pm Fried Chicken Night September 10: Brandon Tatarevich Saturday, September 24 Location: Family Grill and 19th Hole September 17: Beth Diltz • 19th Hole closed for breakfast & lunch to Date: Every Sunday September 24: Trey Gunter non-400 participants Time: 5:30 pm-8:45 pm Girl's Night Out • South Clubhouse closed for breakfast & $15.95++ Adults Location: Ladies Card Room lunch to non-participants $9.95++ Children 4-9 Date: Wednesday, September 14 • South Clubhouse bar & limited menu avail- Children 3 & under dine Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm able at 3:00 pm complimentary. Gather your girls for a fun night of mixology! • 19th Hole opens for dinner at 4:00 pm Come to the Club and taste Ridglea’s Learn how to make a delicious cocktail with College Game Day Menu Member selected Fried Chicken Ridglea's very own master mixologist, Ahmad Location: 19th Hole, Family Grill or The Recipe – tasted and voted on by our very own Touissant. Landing Members! Moms of Ridglea (MORcc) Date: Every Saturday in September Club to Home Buckets of Fried Chicken, Location: Ladies Card Room Time: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Corn on the Cob, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Date: Thursday, September 15 Football is back! Join us every Saturday to with Biscuits. Time: 6:30-8:30 pm cheer on your favorite team. We will have mul- Buckets can be pre-ordered for 6:00 pm Ladies, grab your clubs and join us for putting tiple games showing in all dining outlets all day pick-up time. practice with Ridglea’s Director of Instruction, long; dine from the regular menu or our bar 8 Piece feeds 4 for $19.99++ Nathan Grafe. Your first drink is on us! bites “College Game Day Menu,\" offered from 12 Piece feeds 6 for $27.99++ Ridglea 400 Sip & Shop 11am-10pm. See page 8 for more details. 16 Piece feeds 8 for $35.99++ Location: Ballroom Family Night Date: Friday, September 23 Requires online reservation. Location: Family Grill Time: 4:00-8:00 pm 48 hour cancellation policy applies. Time: 5:00 – 8:30 pm; Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeurves while you All Club events will open for Family night is back every Thursday in the shop from your favorite vendors! Guests and reservations six weeks in advance. Family Grill! Children (ages 9 and under) non-participants are welcome! $35.00++ for complimentary with the purchase of an adult guests and non-participants, spouses of 400 entrée. Entertainment begins at 6:00 pm. participants are complimentary. September 8: The Good Dinosaur September 15: Live entertainment night featuring a magician! September 22: The Lady & The Tramp September 29: Dora & The City of Lost Gold 7

Chef's Corner Fall Tomato Bisque Soup Ingredients: From the Kitchen of Ridglea Country Club 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup diced onion The dog days of summer have finally ended and hopefully, cooler 1 pinch salt weather is just around the corner. After an exceptionally hot and dry 3 cloves garlic, chopped Texas summer, I am sure we are all ready to say goodbye to the sum- 1 qt chicken broth mer that was 2022 and hello to fall. Cooler temperatures associated 2 lbs. tomatoes, rough chopped with fall do not really arrive until October and sometimes November; ½ teaspoon paprika however, September in North Texas generally signals the last of triple 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper, or to taste digit temperatures with average high temperatures of 87 and evening 1 teaspoon white sugar, or to taste temperatures of 70 degrees. While 87 may not seem like fall, after the ½ cup heavy whipping cream summer we just had, daytime temperatures in the high 80s to low 90s, Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste sounds like a cool day. 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, divided 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves, divided September also signals the second planting season for North Texas. With the slightly cooler weather and 12 hours of sunshine, most veg- Directions etables do well in September, October and even into November. Fall Step 1 crops generally do better when started from transplants instead of Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir onion from seed. Transplants should always be used for growing tomatoes with a pinch of salt until onion is translucent, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir and peppers. The trick to establishing healthy transplants during late in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. summer is to make sure that they have plenty of water. Transplants in Step 2 peat pots or cell packs with restricted root zones require at least two Pour chicken broth and tomatoes into onion mixture. Bring to a weeks for their root systems to become large enough to support active simmer and season with paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pep- plant growth. Until then, they need to be watered every day or else the per. Turn heat to low, skim foam occasionally and simmer until plants will be stunted or even die. vegetables are very tender, 35 to 45 minutes. Add sugar. Step 3 Fall vegetable crops are categorized as long-term and short-term Blend soup with an immersion blender in the pot until smooth. crops. The duration of these crops depends on the date of the first Whisk 1/2 cup cream into soup and season with salt, black pep- killing frost and the cold tolerance of the vegetables. Be sure to plant per, cayenne pepper, and sugar if needed. If soup is too thick, add long-term, frost-tolerant vegetables together and plant short-term, more broth; if soup is too thin, cook, stirring often, until reduced frost-susceptible vegetables together so that they can be removed after and slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. being killed by frost. Although many varieties of garden vegetables Step 4 are available, only three or four varieties of any one vegetable are well Ladle into warmed bowls; garnish each bowl with a drizzle of suited or adapted to fall planting in North Texas. For the best results, cream and top each with about 1 teaspoon chopped basil. choose those varieties that are proven to do well in this area. Chef Brent Ruggles, CEC 8

GOLF September is a big month for golf at Ridglea! We have the Ladies Club Cham- Turf Talk with Duane: pionship, LGA Championship, Golf Bags Classic, Ladies’ Member-Guest, September 22nd is the first day of fall. While you may not look and the Ridglea 400 Men’s Member-Guest. There will be a lot of exciting forward to the end of summer, with this year’s drought and count- golf this month, so be sure to follow along as we continue to share live results less 100-degree days, the maintenance crew and I are ready for the from each event! seasonal change! Even though this month can still have its own heat wave from time to time, we know the cool fronts will soon bring September also means it’s time to kick off our fall session of PGA Junior an end to the unrelenting heat and dry spells we have been under. League. We’re looking forward to getting our Juniors back together for Sep- tember-October as we finish out the year on a strong note! For more in- The Tiff Eagle Bermudagrass greens have recovered from the Au- formation or registration, contact Director of Instruction, Nathan Grafe, at gust aerifications and are going to provide a great surface for the [email protected] tournaments ahead. This month, the staff will be concentrating on finalizing the detail work throughout the course to make this year’s CJ Whetsell, PGA member-guest tournaments magnificent! The lion’s share of our Director of Golf work ahead will focus on the grooming of greens, tees, and fairways to provide the best playing conditions possible. Sweet Shots North Course Jack Lewis Beat his age by 8 shots! North Course As we look past the tournaments in September, our focus will shift Jim Verstraete Eagle #11 South Couse from the Tiff-Eagle Bermudagrass to the Cool Season Rye grass, Matt Bilardi Hole in One #13 South Course which provides a dark green color and outstanding playing surface Greg Upp Eagle #14 throughout the winter months. We will also be overseeding the greens and tees at the South Course on October 4th, and the North Ireland Trip 2022 Course on October 10th. September is one of the best golfing months of the year, so join us on the greens and enjoy the changing season ahead. I look forward to seeing you on the course! Duane Janssen, CGCS Director of Agronomy 9

LGA News  We have a lot of golf events happening this month such as Ladies Club Championship, The LGA Championship, The Pumpkin Open, and The Golf Bags Classic. We know that August was scorching hot but to beat the heat, practice indoors or in the evening and get your tournament face on. The competitors faced the heat for these events in July: July 6, 2022 Format Low Gross and Low Net Championship Flight Gross Cindy Reeves Net Susan Nelson First Flight Gross Val Daenzer Net Terry Adair Second Flight Gross Wendy Phillips Net Susan Boyle Third Flight Gross Brenda Noel Net Bobby Mayo Ace of the Week: Susan Boyle July 13, 2022 Format Mixer (Two Low Nets of Each Threesome) First Place Christine Cung, Jill Faulder, Joanne Jones Second Place Patti Boeckman, Terry Adair, Bobby Mayo July 20, 2022 Format First and Second Low Gross Championship and 1st Combined 1st Gail Lokey 2nd Debby Bevan Second & Third Combined 1st Marianne Irvin 2nd Susan Boyle Ace of the Week: Debby Bevan July 27, 2022 Format Guest Day Two Low Nets of Foursomes Member/Guest Flight First Christina Cung, Andrea Kaelin, Sara Roberts, Debby Bevan Second Susan Boyle, Jill Faulder, Jean Sullivan, Sharon Pruitt Member/Member Flight Cheryl Blanton, Tammy Hutchison, Brenda Noel, Yvonne Wilde Ace of the Week: Marianne Irvin ACE OF THE MONTH: DEBBY BEVAN Parting Shot: Just in case you missed Cindy’s message, there are two months left to earn a spot in the Ace of Aces Tournament, so get out there and hustle. We’ll see you next month. Stay safe! 10

TTEENNNNIS PICKLEBALL AVAILABLE TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS Starting this month, Coach Jeff will be hosting pickleball lessons, drills, and clinics, open to all ages. All clinics require a minimum of 3 players to sign up. To book an appointment, contact Coach Jeff Lewis at 682-429-8256. Lessons & Drills Tuesdays: All day by appointment Thursdays: 8am-1pm by appointment Clinics Tuesdays: 9-10am and 6-7pm Thursdays: 9-10am NEW! Men's Beat the Pros Night Tuesdays 7-9pm Grab a partner for a friendly round robin against Coach Jeff and his partner. $25 per player, limit 7 teams Tennis Tip: 7 Double-Tennis Strategies For more information, call the Tennis Shop at 817-732-3174 1. Aim for the opponent’s feet. If a net player receives a volley, their best bet is to aim for the opposing net player’s 2022 Fall Interclub Schedule: feet when returning the shot. Matches play on Tuesday's at 9:30am. Warm up is at 8:45am. 2.Attack the middle of the court. While seamless down- the-line and wide crosscourt shots are golden in doubles, September 6th Ridglea vs. Colonial do not underestimate the power of a deep middle shot. September 13th Ridglea vs. River Crest September 20th Ridglea vs. Mira Vista 3.Pressure the net. The most important doubles strategy is September 27th Bye week for Ridglea to get both players on the same team to the net as quickly October 4th  Ridglea vs. Shady Oaks as possible to end the point. October 11th Ridglea vs. Colonial 4.Lob. Lobbing, especially on a first serve return, can create October 18th Ridglea vs. River Crest chaos for your opponents. October 25th Ridglea vs. Mira Vista November 1st Bye week for Ridglea 5.Poach. It’s not always feasible to immediately rush the net November 8th Ridglea vs. Shady Oaks. during doubles play. 6.Fake-out your opponent. If you’re known to be a net player who poaches, your opponents will anticipate your move more often. 7.Hit to their weakness. Most players have a weaker groundstroke. For the majority of players, it’s their backhand. 11

FIFTITNNEESSSS TURKEY BURN Ridglea Fitness Challenge 2022 Registration Dates: September 19-30th Starts October 1st through November 24th 12

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday • Barre Class 1 • Yoga on the Lawn 2 3 • SMGA Playday • Spin • Pickleball Drills • Fit Express • Women's Drill • Water Aerobics • Spin • Coed Drill • Yomosa Club - Yoga • Happy Hour • Fall Music Series • Adult League Men's \"Beer League\" 4• Mixed Foursomes • Yoga on the Lawn 5 CLUB CLOSED 6 • Yoga on the Lawn 7 • Barre Class 8 • Yoga on the Lawn 9 10• Women's Club Champi- • SMGA Playday onship • Sunday Breakfast Buffet • Labor Day Pool Party • LGA Playday • Pickleball Drills • Fit Express • Spin • Coed Drill • Spin • Strength & Conditioning • Yoga Class • Spin • Women's Drill • Women's Drill • Men's Happy Hour • TRX Express • Family Night • Happy Hour • Coed Drill • Fried Chicken Night • Ladies Happy Hour • Adult League Men's \"Beer • Fall Music Series • Adult League Women's League\" \"Ladies Night\" 11• Women's Club Champi- • Monday Outing 12 13 14 15• LGA Golf Bags Classic • LGA Golf Bags Classic 16 17• Super, Saturday, Sweat, and • LGA Golf Bags Classic • Yoga on the Lawn Stretch onship • Yoga on the Lawn • Pickleball Drills • Yoga on the Lawn • Barre Class • SMGA Playday • Women's Drill • Sunday Breakfast Buffet • Spin • Cardio Kickbox • Strength & Conditioning • Pickleball Drills • Fit Express • Coed Drill • Coed Drill • TRX Express • Women's Drill • TRX Express • Yoga Class • Spin • Fall Music Series • Women's Drill • Men's Happy Hour • Barre Class • Girl's Night Out • Family Night • Happy Hour • Fried Chicken Night • Happy Hour • Adult League Women's • MGA Monthly 9 Hole \"Ladies Night\" • Adult League Men's \"Beer League\" • Moms of Ridglea 18• Sunday Breakfast Buffet • Yoga on the Lawn 19 • Pickleball Drills 20 • Ridglea 400 21 • Ridglea 400 22 • Ridglea 400 23 • Ridglea 400 24 • Cardio Kickbox • Spin • Coed Drill • Spin • Women's Drill • Yoga on the Lawn • Barre Class • Yoga on the Lawn • Women's Drill • Women's Drill • TRX Express • Barre Class • LGA Playday • Pickleball Drills • Fit Express • Coed Drill • Fried Chicken Night • Men's Happy Hour • Happy Hour • Strength & Conditioning • Yoga Class • Spin • Fall Music Series • TRX Express • Family Night • Sip & Shop • Ladies Happy Hour • Adult League Men's \"Beer • Happy Hour • Adult League Women's League\" \"Ladies Night\" 25• Sunday Breakfast Buffet • Yoga on the Lawn 26 • Pickleball Drills 27 28• Yoga on the Lawn • Barre Class 29 • Yoga on the Lawn 30 • Spin • Cardio Hip Hop • Coed Drill • Women's Drill • LGA Championship • LGA Championship • SMGA Playday • Women's Drill • Barre Class • Fried Chicken Night • TRX Express • Happy Hour • Strength & Conditioning • Pickleball Drills • Fit Express • Men's Happy Hour • TRX Express • Yoga Class • Spin • Ladies Happy Hour • Family Night • Happy Hour • Adult League Women's • Adult League Men's \"Beer \"Ladies Night\" League\" RSVP on the Ridglea App • Dining Event • Club Event or call the Club at 817.732.8111 • Tennis Event • Youth Event • Golf Event • Pool Events • Fitness/Wellness 14

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