Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has sprung in Horseshoe Bay! Our temperatures have been consistently in the 60’s & 70’s over the last several weeks and we’ve even hit over 80 several times. Once we can start watering our lawn again, things should be turning green pretty quickly. Since my husband & I live on the lake, our sprinkler system feeds from LBJ & we’ve turned it off until lake levels are back up to normal.

The LCRA will begin refilling Lake LBJ will on Feb. 25 and should be completed by Feb. 27 unless an emergency requires LCRA to refill the lake earlier. Refilling Lake LBJ is expected to draw Lake Buchanan down about one foot. I’m planning on taking photos during that time for posting to the blog & my web site.

With Spring, in Horseshoe Bay especially, comes golf. The Southern Texas PGA Senior Series is leading off their ten tournament schedule on March 17-18 at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The STPGA Senior Series is open to golfers aged 50 and above as of Nov. 1, 2008. Annual membership dues are $125 and include eligibility for Senior Series tournaments plus special branded merchandise. It’s open to both professionals & amateurs. Professionals playing in Senior Series events compete for cash; amateurs for merchandise certificates. Golfers who finish in the Top 6 on the season-ending points list earn spots in the field at the 2008 Texas Senior Open Championship. Check out the entire schedule.

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