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The Hackberry Creek Country Club ladies’ USTA 3.5 tennis team is heading to Palm Springs, CA for the national competition October 9 – 11!

The ladies’ journey to nationals began this spring, when the team won their division 8-0 to qualify for the city championships. At that competition, they battled fellow ClubCorp clubs, Brookhaven and Canyon Creek Country Clubs, to win five straight matches and cinch the victory.

Texas is such a huge and very competitive state, that it is a section unto itself. At sectionals, the team played well, and was 3-1 going into the semis. They won the semi competition, defeating Dallas Country Club 4-1. In winning sectionals, they defeated the best that Texas could offer, including teams from San Antonio, Austin, Amarillo and Dallas.

Good luck to the Hackberry ladies as they take on the best 3.5 teams across the country!

Meet the Team

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Captain – Melissa Szabo

Co-Captain – Alicia Harris
Co-Captain – April Newman

Amola Bagri Abrol
Kim Adkins
Lisa Croley
Blaine Eschenberg
Shannon Gregg
Angela Havard
Linda Hopkins
Ranika Klipsch
Kelly Lewallen
Myung McClure
Alissa McKinney
Lisa Meadows
Linda Van der Merwe
Ydiana Mulderrig
Kathy Myers
Vieng Nguyen
Dania Ramirez
Renee Thibodeaux

Coach – Brian Tennery, HC Director of Athletics

Avid Golfer magazine recently released its annual “Best of Private Clubs” issue for 2014, and guess who made the list? ClubCorp’s DFW-area clubs!

Stonebriar Country Club nabbed the No. 2 rank in the magazine’s “Best Country Club/Elite” category, followed by Gleneagles Country Club in Plano at No. 3. Timarron Country Club took home the No.1 spot in the “Best Golf Club/Elite” category.

Additional clubs named to the lists are:
 

Best Country Club/Mid-Priced
 Las Colinas Country Club in Irving (No. 2)
 Stonebridge Ranch Country Club in McKinney – dual membership/Dye and Hills Courses (No. 3)
 

Best Country Club/Value-Priced
 Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch (No. 1)
 Trophy Club Country Club in Trophy Club (No. 2)
 Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield (No. 3)
 Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving (No. 4) 

Best Country Clubs/Best Value
 Stonebriar Country Club (No. 1)
 Stonebridge Ranch Country Club – The Dye Course and The Hills Course (No. 2)
 Brookhaven Country Club (No. 3)
 

The issue also includes “The List,” which recognizes clubs for their unique appeal. This year, Avid Golfer featured:
 Stonebriar Country Club – Most Improved Club
 Gleneagles Country Club – Most Improved Golf Course, King’s Course
 Las Colinas Country Club – Best View from the Patio
 Stonebridge Ranch Country Club – Best Players
 Brookhaven Golf Club – Best Family Club
 Timarron Country Club – Most Female Friendly

Canyon Creek Country Club, Prestonwood Country Club, Oakmont Country Club and Shady Valley Country Club also scored rankings in Avid Golfer’s prestigious annual list.

Congratulations to the North Texas family of ClubCorp clubs!

The secret is out! Shady Valley made exciting new improvements.

Shady Valley Golf Club is now Shady Valley Country Club

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The Arlington, Texas club rebranded with a new name, new logo and an all-new member experience, thanks to renovations they completed last fall. Along with the name change, the club is celebrating its 55th anniversary with a fresh look, stylish designs and new features:

  • Toast to good times in the New Bar — Quench your thirst and desire for good conversation in a warm and inviting atmosphere. 
  • Dine in style at the New Chef's Table — Savor inventive menus and Member favorites handcrafted by the chef.
  • Connect with friends at the New Communal Table 
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    — Mingle with friends or befriend a new Member. Everyone is welcome at thecommunal table. 
  • Relax in the New Media Area — Lounge in a soft seat and watch the best sporting events, news and more.
  • Enjoy the New Casual Dining — Dine on culinary delights and enjoy a list of favorite wines and cocktails.

Shady Valley Country Club is looking forward to welcoming everyone to their newly improved club! 

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