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Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club 200 Cimarron Hills Trail West, 512.763.8700


MARCH 2012

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday, April 7, 9-11am Hop around the Club with the Easter Bunny when he stops by for breakfast! Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, take a photo with the Bunny, and finish the morning with an Easter Egg hunt! The Breakfast with the Easter Bunny menu includes fresh fruit, mini-muffins, cinnamon rolls, crispy bacon, link sausage, roasted breakfast potatoes, scrambled eggs, and a pancake station with all of the bunnies favorite toppings! Cost: Adults - $12.95++, Kids (12 & under) $6.95++, 4 & under complimentary.

March At-A-Glance 2 3 7 8 9-11 14 16-18 17 18 21 25 28 28 30 31 31

Parent’s Night Out Wine Dinner Build-A-Burger Mom’s Club MGA Member - Member Men’s Card Night Lilly Cup Men’s Interclub Parent’s Night Out Men’s Card Night Homestyle Cooking Buffet Sunday Brunch Buffet Men’s Poker Night Ladies’ Book Club Martini Mixer LGA Event Haleycurls Casino Night

April At-A-Glance

4 Build-A-Burger 7 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 Easter Sunday Brunch 14 MGA Match Play 18 Italian Buffet Night 22 Cimarron Car Show 25 Ladies’ Book Club 27-29 The Rose, Ladies’ Member / Guest

Easter Sunday Brunch Sunday, April 8, 10:30-2pm Bring your family to the club for a delicious Easter Brunch. Menu includes Eggs Benedict, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Omelette Station, Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce, Asiago Crusted Chicken, a Prime Rib Station, Chocolate Fountain and much more. Cost: Adults - $27.95++, Kids (12 & under) $13.95++, 4 & under complimentary.

Come to the Club!, call 763-8700 to RSVP

Casino Night benefitting

Martini Mixer Friday, March 30th, 5-7pm

Come enjoy a special happy hour featuring new cocktails & delicious appetizers to sample. Featuring a selection of Eloy’s $5 martinis & munchies will be compliments of Chef Brian. Pricing is a la carte – come join the fun!


Saturday, March 31st, 6-10pm Jason Stanley would like to extend an exclusive invitation to all Cimarron Hills members for an evening of good food, games, & valuable prizes benefitting the Haleycurls For Hope Foundation. Haleycurls for Hope is a local foundation helping families of critically & chronically ill children nationwide. Cost: $75 per ticket which includes Tex-Mex Buffet & 20K in poker chips for Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Texas Hold’em and more! The “High Roller” of the night will receive first choice of prizes! To RSVP or read more about the inspiring story behind Haleycurls & the dedicated work of the Foundation, please visit

Join us on Wednesdays! Build-A-Burger

Wednesday, March 7 & April 4, 5:30-8:30pm Satisfy your craving with a ½ pound Black Angus Burger grilled to perfection. Stack it with all your favorite toppings with crispy onion rings and fries on the side! Adults $10++ 12 & Under $7++, Under 4 complimentary A la carte dining ends at 5pm.

Monthly Events

Men’s Card Nights

Wednesday, March 14 & 28, 6:30pm Now enjoy two nights of poker! Join all your card playing friends in the men’s lounge for a great evening of cards.

Homestyle Cooking Buffet

Wednesday, March 21, 5;30-8:30pm Chef Brian will prepare yummy homestyle dishes that will make everyone smile. Enjoy favorites like Pot Roast, Chicken Fried Chicken and thick Cream Gravy. Visit the website for the full menu. Adults $14.95++ 12 & Under $7.95++, Under 4 complimentary A la carte dining ends at 5pm.

Ladies’ Book Club

Wednesday, March 28 & April 25, 6:30pm March Book: City of Light by Lauren Belfer April Book: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

Italian Buffet Night

Wednesday, April 18, 5;30-8:30pm Enjoy a taste of Little Italy at Cimarron Hills. Homemade Lasagna, Tortellini and piping hot Garlic Breadsticks are a few of the delicious Italian dishes you will see. Visit the website for the full menu. Adults $14.95++ 12 & Under $7++,

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, March 25, 10:30-1:30pm Sunday Brunch is back with lots of goodies for the entire family! Enjoy Carved Prime Rib, Eggs Benedict, Belgian Waffles & many more of your Cimarron favorites. House Bloody Mary & Mimosa Specials Adult $24.95++ 12 & Under $12.95 4 & Under Complimentary

Under 4 complimentary A la carte dining ends at 5pm.


Cimarron Car Show Sunday, April 22, 2-6pm

1st Annual - Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club Car Show

This show is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. We will reserve a MEMBERS OWNED vehicle area along with other vehicles from local car clubs and enthusiasts. PRE REGISTRATION is required for showing your car. Bragging rights for BEST of SHOW will be given based on voting from fellow participants and general attendees.

Call Rick for more information: 512.763.8711


COST: $10.00 per show vehicle (donated to local charity) Nice Rides, Exotics, FREE for general attendees Imports, Muscle Cars, Hot FOOD and BEVERAGE will be available for a la Rods, Classics and Bragging Rights! carte purchase (grilled burgers, brats & chicken)

Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 9am - 2pm Bring the kids for an hour or all day for fun and learning. Each visit will be filled with educational, age appropriate activities, games and crafts. Regular hourly rates apply. Please make your reservations at least 24 hours in advance.

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Parent’s Night Out Friday, March 2 & Saturday, March 17, 6-10pm

Bring the little ones to play, learn and explore with their friends while you enjoy a few hours of adult time. The kids will eat dinner, play games and learn about the world around them through fun and exciting activities. Additional rates apply. Please make your reservation 48 hours in advance.

Mom’s Club Thursday, March 8, 5:30 - 8:30pm

Enjoy a night with the girls while the kiddos play and learn. All moms are welcome but childcare is only available for kids ages 18 months to 5 years old. Regular hourly rates apply and please make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance.

Spring is Upon Us!

Spring is upon us…days are getting longer and the chill is leaving the air. It’s time for a spring break “get away”! Don’t have the time to go away for a week to an exotic vacation? Try a mini break with one of Kim’s fabulous massages. You can choose from Deep Tissue, Swedish, Aroma or Hot Stone. Most massage services are offered in either an hour or hour and a half increments. Kim will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed just like you spent a week in the Caribbean. If you are looking for a longer “get away” then try one of our many spa packages and spend a half or full day with us here at Cimarron Spa. Book your “get away” today by calling the Cimarron Spa, 763-8723.

We use Award Winning Products! Cimarron Spa is proud to announce that two of our product lines won awards from American Spa’s Professional Choice Awards. Jane Iredale The Skin Care Make-up has yet again been awarded Best Cosmetics Line. If you haven’t tried Jane Iredale yet now is the time to come in and ask for a FREE make-up consultation, Nanette will show you why they are the best cosmetics line. Also, Revitalash was given the award for Best Eyelash Conditioner Line. Cimarron Spa is always striving to offer innovative, high end and award winning products to our clients.


Tennis Tips From the Professionals How To Direct The Ball

Try this: If you are trying to hit a forehand groundstroke crosscourt, just line your feet up a little closer to the ball. This alone will help the ball go crosscourt. If you are trying to hit a forehand groundstroke up the line, just line up your feet a little farther away from the ball. This sounds so simple, but it works. One of the problems you might face is this: Suppose you are running to the forehand with the intention of hitting the ball crosscourt. However, you are late with your footwork, forcing you to reach farther to hit the ball. This mistake is a huge reason why so many errors are made in a match. Instead of choosing the direction of your shots by hoping, choose the direction of the ball by your position to the ball. So in this scenario, quit trying to hit the ball where you “wish.” Instead, go with the higher percentage shot chosen by your position to the ball. Thus, in this scenario, go with the higher percentage shot down the line, not cross-court. On the other hand, if you want to know where your opponents’ groundstrokes are going, notice how their groundstrokes tend to go up the line when they stay away from the ball and cross-court when they line up nearer the ball. Try mastering your choices by your footwork. (Nearer vs. farther from the ball) As your game matures, start paying attention to how your opponents line up to the ball. Have you ever wondered how the pros are able to anticipate correctly most of the time in returning passing shots? They are paying attention to their opponent’s position to the ball. Good luck on the courts!

Kelly Marshall, Head Tennis Professional LADIES’ TENNIS

Spring Team Tennis is underway so far with a lot of rain! We currently have 5 WTTA teams and we would like to thank all of our captains for their hard work in organizing these teams. Your captains are: Ruth Ryan and Diane Shapiro (Flight 1), Vicki Jones (Flight 2), Tempa Herman (flight 5), Diane Smith (Flight 6) and Kari Warrington (Flight 7). We appreciate all you do!

MEN’S TENNIS Our men’s team is competing in the Austin Tennis League this spring. After 3 weeks of match play, our men are in first place in their division. Competing for our team this year: Mike Maxwell, Jason Gray, Joe Namee, James Howe, Tom Sliger, Rob Crowson, Brandon Brimer, and Matt Malish. Our team consists of players from the 3.0 level to the 4.5 level, so players of all abilities are welcome to join the team and compete. If you would like to join the team, contact Reagan Willman at The men’s team practices on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30, men of all levels are welcome to attend for $15 per session. Thursday Night is our Men’s Night – free social play open to all men!



Can you think of a better time to start playing tennis? Have you been thinking of trying out tennis? Spring is the best time of the year to pick up your racquet, make some new friends, get some exercise and get out on the court!

Contact Kelly Marshall, 763-8739 or, to get started today!


Cimarron Hills hosted a 10 and under tournament on February 4. Fifteen kids competed in the team tournament, with Team 2 edging Team 1 by a score of 15-14. Competing in the tournament from Cimarron Hills: Ethan Warrington, Grayson Roberts, Savannah Miller, Sophie Sherman, Joseph Sherman, Jack Moore, Alix Dry, Lauren Gant, Caroline Gant, Victoria Ryan, and Ella Ryan. Our junior tennis players are competing this spring in the Austin-area Junior Team Tennis League. Cimarron Hills has two teams competing this year, the “Strikers”, our 12 and under team, and “Intensity” our 14 and under team. Competing for the “Strikers”: Ethan Warrington, McCann Stephens, Caroline Ryan, Victoria Ryan, Grayson Roberts, Walker New, Garrett New, Nathan Karr, and Savannah Miller. Competing for “Intensity”: Amber Cornman, Alex Cornman, Sophia Namee, Austin Maxwell, Zoe Saavedra, Elyse Saavedra, Blake Thurman, Dane Strandboge, and Kylee Ramsey. We will have home matches this spring the following Sunday afternoons: 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/25, 4/1, and 4/22. Everyone is welcome to come out and support our teams! Hope to see you there.

Weekly Fitness Classes Monday (Terrace Room) Yoga for Every Body: 9-10am Veronica Tuesday (Fitness Center) Women on Weights: 8:30-9:30am Mike Wednesday Men’s Fitness (Fitness Center): 8:30-9:30am Mike Zumba (Terrace Room): 9:30-10:30am Amber Complimentary Fitness Orientations with Mike on Wednesdays! Thursday (Fitness Center) Women on Weights: 8:30-9:30am Mike Class Fees: Monthly: $10 per class or Drop In: $12 per class Call Kelly for more information, 763.8739

Wellness Week, a Huge Success! We had a great Wellness Week! We introduced our new Yoga class with instructor Veronica, Zumba with Amber and Women on Weights and Men’s Fitness with Mike. All of these classes will continue with member support. If you have suggestions for other classes and things you would like to see added in the Fitness area please contact Kelly at During Wellness Week we also got a chance to sit down with Michelle Carter who gave some great tips on ways to keep your metabolism up. Michelle’s advice was very well received and she will be back in the future with our Fitness team!


Thank you for your comments regarding the 2012 Golf Booklet. We think it includes a great program for the coming season. If you didn’t receive a copy, please let us know and we will get one to you as soon as possible. Please mark your calendar for the March activities!

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR MARCH 9-11 MGA Member-Member, 9:30am tee times on Sat. and Sun. Entry: $60 + carts Format: 36-Hole Best Ball (Sat. and Sun.) Teams: Sign-up as two-person teams Handicap: 90% of individual course handicap *10 stroke differential between partners F&B: Calcutta and Dinner on Friday night at 6:00 pm, Lunch following Rd 1 16-18 Lilly Cup Men’s Interclub, Times TBA Be a part of the annual Lilly Cup matches honoring our former member, Larry Lilly. Entry: $30/player Format: Four-Ball Match Play vs. Mill Creek Rd 1 – Cimarron Hills, Saturday March 17 Rd 2 – Mill Creek, Sunday March 18 Handicap: 100% (dotted off low player in the pairing) F&B: Dinner at Cimarron Hills Friday March 16 at 6:30pm. 31 LGA Event, 9:30am Shotgun Entry: $30/player Format: Individual Stableford Handicap: 100% F&B: Luncheon following play

Looking Ahead: April 14 April 27-29 May 2-5

MGA Match Play, 1st Round Matches, 9am Tee Times The Rose, Ladies’ Member-Guest The Outlaw, Men’s Member-Guest

LOOKING FOR A GOLF GAME... COME GOLF WITH US...The following golf opportunities are available to all members. Please call the Golf Shop to sign-up or if you have any questions. Please check the details in our Golf Update e-mail for specifics regarding each event below. “The Friday Game” You will enjoy this Friday afternoon men’s game that tees off every Friday at 12:30. It is a great way to meet other members. Players may play to a maximum of an 18 handicap. Ladies Wednesday Golf Ladies of all skill levels are invited to play 9-holes at 10am on this day. This is a great way to get involved, meet other ladies or learn to play. This is also an avenue to get participation points that apply to the Cimarron Cup. The “Creaquers” Mens Group This group of members get together on Tues / Thurs / Sat at 9:30am. All members are welcome to join in for a friendly round of golf.


From the Cimarron Hills Handicap Committee Committee Members: Tony Jilka-Chairman, Chris Chapman, Kathy Gower, Ralph Freitag and Steve Talentino The Golf Handicap Computer is now up and running in the golf shop. Many members are appreciating the opportunity to look up scoring history, post scores and print personal handicap labels. We commend those of you who always post your scores in a timely manner. If you would like to have your USGA updated handicap index e-mailed to you by the USGA, please let us know and we can make sure your email address is included in your GHIN file on the computer. Please remember you can post your score by returning your scorecard to the golf staff, posting online at or using the handicap comÂŹputer in the golf shop. You may contact any member of this committee or the golf shop staff for clarification on how to post or to find out which scores are eligible.

From the desk of your General Manager The new year is in full swing and spring is upon us. As I mentioned in the 2012 club operations letter, all of our department managers have been diligently working over the course of the past two months preparing activities for the upcoming year. Steve Talentino has also finalized a new 2012 Golf Activities booklet that has been mailed to each member. You can pick one up in the golf shop or download it on our website. I encourage everyone to take a look at the booklet and highlight the events you may want to participate in (Club Championships, Member-Guest Invitationals, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Car Show and BBQ etc...). A big THANK YOU goes out to all the staff who worked together to coordinate these calendars. Though the calendars have been completed, I'm still hopeful to get some member participation on the Social Activity Committee to get input and finalize specific event detail for making all of our events as successful as we can. If you are interested in being on the Social Activity Committee, please contact me directly, I've mentioned that I will utilize the monthly newsletter as an opportunity to review various rules, regulations and policies that seem to have been "forgotten" or even amended over the years for one reason or another. These policies and procedures have been developed to enhance the enjoyment of your Club for all members and guests. I urge everyone to become familiar with the Club's Rules and Regulations (they may be viewed on the Club website). Preventing uncomfortable situations for you, your guests and the staff is desirable. If there are any Rules and Regulations you would like to be taken under consideration for edit, your input is welcome, as is your participation on the House Committee which will be responsible for review of these policies. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact me directly. For Review: *Tee shirts are not allowed in the dining areas in the Clubhouse by any person over twelve (12) years of age after 5:00 pm. *Gentlemen- hats are not allowed in the dining rooms of the Clubhouse at any time (except in the men's lounge). *Your help in making advance reservations for all dining and special events is highly encouraged- it truly helps our staff in planning, setting-up, and staffing events properly for desired service expectations. *Proper golf attire is extended to the practice facilities (no denim, tee shirts or athletic shorts). I've made a slight adjustment to our management structure for the 2012 season. Eloy Fernandez, Food and Beverage Manager will continue in that role with a few additional responsibilities. He will be in charge of all "front of house" day to day operations in the F&B department. Lily Jones has been re-classified as our Special Events and Activities Director. Please contact Lily for any of your personal, business, or club special activity questions or needs. Chef Brian, Eloy, Lily and all their culinary and service staff are truly looking forward in providing you, your family and guests with a spectacular season. We hope you all enjoy and are able to participate in many of our scheduled events or daily offerings. If there is anything we can do to make your visits to the club more enjoyable, please ask.

See you at the Club! Rick Schaefer, CCM


Club Staff

Cimarron Hills Hours of Operation 200 Cimarron Hills Trail West Georgetown, TX 78628 Club Phone: 512.763.8700 Real Estate Sales Office Phone: 512.763.1800


Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-5pm Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday, 5-9pm Happy Hour: Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday, 3-6pm Happy Hour: Fridays, 3-7pm Brunch: Sunday, March 25th, 10:30-2pm **To go orders can be placed daily. On Tuesday & Sundays, to go order must be placed by 5pm.** POOL HOURS Closed for the season. POOL GRILL: Closed for the season.

Rick Schaefer General Manager, 763.8711 Tammy Schneider Director of Membership / Marketing, 763.8712 Michelle Cimino Club Controller / Member Accounts, 763.8718 Lily Jones Special Events & Banquet Director, 763.8716 Eloy Fernandez Food & Beverage Manager, 763.8709 Brian Gibson Executive Chef, 763.8700 Matt Cimino Golf Course Superintendent, 763.8700 Steve Talentino Head Golf Professional, 763.8710


Matt DeMattos Assistant Golf Professional, 763.8737


Ricky Galloway Assistant Golf Professional, 763.8737

Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm Fitness: doors are open 7am - 7pm, FOB key required for 24-hour access. Tennis: Court Reservations available at My Court Time. Please call 763.8739 for details if you need help logging in.

Kelly Marshall Director of Sports / Head Tennis Pro, 763.8739


Mike Villa Personal Trainer, 763.8743


Reagan Willman Tennis Professional, 763.8722

Tuesday - Sunday, 8am-7pm 7:30am-6:30pm Tuesday - Sunday


7:30 - 45 minutes prior to dusk Website assistance Tammy Schneider, 763.8712

Nanette Johansen Cimarron Spa Director, 763.8723 Julie Goble Administrative Assistant, 763.8713

Development & Cimarron Real Estate Staff Judie Allen Cimarron Hills Realtor, 763.8708 Chris Hill Project Manager, 763.8705

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