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Just some of the fun stuff to enjoy

Papa Cox's reaction when Kyle lets him know that he wants to drive the boat.

Obviously a compromise has been reached.

Kyle and Morning DJ for Mix 102.9 - TONY ZAZZA
Kyle and Tony at Indian Creek Golf Course - Carrollton, TX

BJ interviews Kyle for the radio show.

Kyle shows the crew his tee shot.

Tony tries to get back to the fairway.

Kyle chips one close to the hole.

Tony tries to putt one in, as Kyle watches closely.

Kyle celebrates with a hand salute to University of Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

A congratulatory handshake

and a hug...

Kyle's picture taken when he was 4 yr old and autographed by Phil Mickelson.



In 2008, Charles Barkley - former NBA star and currently an analyst on TNT - began working with Hank Haney in an effort to improve his swing.  The lessons would be part of a series broadcast on the Golf Channel.  Some of the lessons were at Hank's Vista Ridge site and Kyle joined Charles to demonstrate his tee shot for the Golf Channel's camera crews.



Charles Barkley returns to Hank Haney
Coach Jang and his students Kyle & Dawson, join up with Charles Barkley after another episode filmed

Kyle and Kevin at PGA Superstore

June 2009
Junior Golf Expo

The PGA Superstore hosted a Junior Golf Expo, with information about all the equipment, tours and events coming up. 
Universal Golf Solutions was there, promoting the inaugual Southwest Junior Open. 
Kyle was the lucky winner of a brand new, R9 Driver presented by Kevin Johnson 

May 2010
Kyle & Rickie Fowler at Colonial

For Kyle's birthday, 2010, Kyle was able to watch 1st round action at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial in Fort Worth.  In addition to having his picture taken with Rickie Fowler, he was able to watch some great golf and had his hat autographed by:  Phil Mickelson, John Daly, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love, Paul Casey, and Henrik Stenson


Jan 2011

The NBA formed a "development league" (think minor league of MLB) and in Dallas, we have the Texas Legends team.  On Jan 28, the league recognized the local USKids golfers who had participated in last summer's World Championship.  Kyle had injured his foot the night before, but was not about to let it stop him from attending and literally hobbling out to mid-court in a medical shoe. 


In May of 2007, DJ Tony Zazza of Mix102.9 interviewed Kyle on his morning program.  It was a fun experience and Tony asked Kyle if he could play against Kyle sometime.  Kyle wondered what Tony could shoot.  Tony said maybe a 90.  Kyle asked if that was for 9 holes or 18 - not really realizing how that might sound.  Everyone laughed and arrangements were made for Kyle to play Tony in a 9-hole competition at Indian Creek in Carrollton.  Although the weather was a bit cool and drizzly, Kyle and Tony toughed it out and everyone had a great time.  Kyle shot a 33 and Tony had a 51.

The Colonial May 2007
Coach Suckki Jang - Kyle

Mike Markwardt invited Kyle to be a part of the The Gladney Cup Charity Golf Tournament held at the famed Colonial Golf Course in Fort Worth.  He, Brad Dalke and David Lee were displaying their golfing skills as Junior Phenoms.  It was fun and an honor to have Kyle as a junior golf ambassador.  It was here that we met Coach Suckki Jang and enjoyed the benefits of a short lesson from the Hank Haney instructor.  7 months later, Kyle would become a full time student of Coach Jang and receive a scholarship from the Hank Haney Golf Ranch.

Kyle & Mark Markwardt at The Colonial
Host Mike Markwardt & Kyle pose @ Wall of Champions

Kyle and Mike Modano
Kyle meets the Dallas Stars Hockey Legend

In April 2008, "Avid Golfer" magazine set up to spotlight the Junior golfers of the North Texas PGA Junior Foundation.  Kyle was asked to participate and the photo shoot was done at the Dallas Country Club, along with Mr. Fin Ewing of Ewing Automotive - the sponsor of the Ewing Automotive Series for the NTPGA and Future Hockey Hall of Famer - Mike Modano of the Dallas Stars.  The weather was picture perfect and Mike graciously signed autographs for all the golfers - head covers, hats and jerseys.  The article is in the July 2008 issue of Avid Golfer.

Mr. Fin Ewing with Kyle and Mike Modano

Kyle with other NTPGA junior golfers at Dallas Country Club, including Scott Scheffler

Mike Modano & Kyle

In December, Mike Modano arrived at Golden Bear Golf Center to sign autographs and support the Toys for Tots campaign.  Kyle donated new toys and Mike gratiously autographed the issue of Avid Golfer that carried his and Kyle's picture

 IREM Charity Golf Tournament 


Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

IREM team
Anthony, Kyle,Tony Z & Steve

In August, 2008, Kyle was invited to be on the IREM team participating in the 13th IREM Dallas Golf Tournament, benefitting in part, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for children.  Having our junior golfer use his skills to help other children is an honor and Kyle was excitied to play with adults.  His team mates were tournament chairman, Steve Broom (former PGA pro), celebrity Tony Zazza (Mix 102.9 morning DJ) and Anthony Schnurr (PGA cardholder). 

Held at the beautiful Bridlewood Golf Course in Flower Mound, it would be IREM's largest event to date.  With over 150 golfers, the event brought in numerous company sponsors and Nyle "Nyleator" Pruitt was there to tee off on the long par 5, 2nd hole for each team and hit the longest hardest drive most of us had ever seen.  His tee shot for our team went 401 yards.

Nyle and Kyle on the 2nd hole

Nyle joins Anthony, Kyle, Steve & Tony

Kyle hit from the front tees in the scramble format and birdied the first hole as well as two other holes.  He definitely held his own and they were 15 under par when play was called due to lightning after 16 completed holes.  Kyle's IREM team was having a "grudge" match with the platinum corporate sponsor DLG and the losing team would donate an additional pledge to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.  IREM won by 2 strokes and challenged DLG to double their pledge if IREM would donate.  DLG gratiously did and the event raised 3 times the original pledge. 

It was an honor and a lot of fun and an experience Kyle won't soon forget.

Tony & Kyle chat up the opposing DLG team

Kyle has a captive audience

Kyle stands next to Nyle's 401 yd tee shot

The DLG group (Debt Liquidation Group) had their golfers in yellow shirts and kilts - and their team members had a great time posing with the golfers - including Kyle

Kyle & DLG

Kyle & Tony

Kyle and Charles Barkley

Kyle met Former NBA player Charles Barkley who was working with Hank Haney at the Hank Haney Vista Ridge Golf Ranch

Coach Jang, Kyle & Charles Barkley

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