February 29, 2020 | Susan Napier-Sewell

Gear Up for Learning + Fun at the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit: Horseshoes, Golf, & Travel Information

While at the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit, you’ll be learning, networking, and making plans to incorporate everything you’re learning into your job and organization, but did you know that . . .

Fun is also part of the TapRooT® Summit experience!

Scientific studies—such as the one cited in this NIH article—tell us staying active is positive reinforcement for mental health and well-being and education and life-long learning. So, let’s learn, meet new people, and “work” fun into your Summit experience! Abundant fun, adventure, and recreation for every age will definitely be on tap at the incredible Horseshoe Bay Resort, the ideal location for the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit.

Horseshoe Play at Horseshoe Bay

The gorgeous setting of Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas Hill Country is perfect for playing around. Waterfalls, exotic birds, rose gardens, and a trail. And you are invited to play horseshoes, among the Resort’s family-friendly or corporate activities, such as horseshoes, basketball, volleyball, and shuffleboard.

Be sure to reserve your horseshoe session, if you are interested in playing. Each round is $75.00. The horseshoes are near the life-size checkerboard and the fire pit on the Great Lawn. S’mores at the fire pit on the Great Lawn are fun as well. The Resort has basketball courts; you can reserve a basketball from the Activities center. 

Play the Award-Winning Links of Horseshoe Bay Resort

Horseshoe Bay Resort is home to several award-winning golf courses and the 18-hole competitive Whitewater Putting Course, situated on Lake LBJ and one of North America’s four real Bermuda grass putting courses.  

Whether you’re trying to get Tour-ready or aiming to save a few shots—you’re surrounded by green. To learn more, read this article by TapRooT® Co-Creator Mark Paradies.

Play a friendly game of soccer, football, or life-sized checkers on the Live Oak Lawn at Horseshoe Bay Resort

Gather friends or the family and play a friendly game of cornhole, Spikeball, frisbee, soccer, or football. Among other activities are:

  • jet skiing,
  • Birds of the Bay show,
  • connecting with tortoises,
  • nightly s’mores,
  • pool or lake swimming,
  • tennis and tennis camps,
  • paddleboarding,
  • golfing and golf lessons on the Robert Trent Jones-designed course and whitewater putting,
  • pontooning,
  • sunset cruises,
  • fishing for largemouth bass,
  • pampering at the state-of-the-art spa,
  • kayaking,
  • wellness and fitness facilities,
  • a salon,
  • ski boating,
  • lazing under a cabana
  • and there’s much more!


The Horseshoe Bay Resort Jungle Kids’ Club is all about creative play

We’re talking arts and crafts, rock climbing, a jungle gym with a tunnel slide, and much, much more. Did we mention thgolf camp for kids?

To learn more about all the fun you can have at the Horseshoe Bay Resort while you’re at the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit, here are a couple more articles for you to browse for details.

Transportation to and from the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit + information

Once you get to Horseshoe Bay Resort, you can relax and unwind. Here is some information we hope will be helpful to you for the location of 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit:


Email: info@hsbresort.com

Getting to Austin, Texas, and to the Resort

Around the picturesque shores of Lake LBJ, Horseshoe Bay Resort is the perfect destination for a Texas Hill Country vacation. Getting there is easy. Located in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, the resort is 58.8 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, about a one-hour drive.

You may also fly in to Horseshoe Bay Resort’s Airport and Jet Center, with a lighted 6,000-foot runway for personal and business aircraft. Horseshoe Bay Resort’s private Airport and Jet Center features a 6,000-foot lighted runway for personal and business aircraft up to a regional jetliner. The airport also has aircraft parking, hangar space and fuel services.

Here is a terrific link with information about flying in and out of airports that service the Resort. 

The Resort Jet Center Team can handle all aspects of your group travel, including hotel accommodations, arranging meeting space, and shuttle service to and from our four championship golf courses. For landing reservations and information, contact us at 830-598-6386 or fbo@resortjetcenter.com.

Here’s a tip: During TapRooT®’s on-site visit, we hired a shuttle service to take us to and from the resort. Our staff had a great experience and didn’t have to deal with the stress of driving in an unfamiliar city.


Parking: The Horseshoe Bay Resort offers multiple parking lots conveniently located within walking distance of our hotel. Please visit the transportation concierge for additional information or call 830-598-7946. We also offer valet parking for $25 per night. 


Shuttle from Austin Airport to Horseshoe Bay Resort: Its an easy one-hour drive out Highway 71 west. The Resort also has a shuttle service available for a fee. You can call them directly at 877-611-0112.

TRANSPORTATION Transportation is subject to a fee, with the exception of the scheduled Tram rotation to the Yacht Club, Spa, and Marina; and the Shuttle to Cap Rock and Slick Rock on the hour. The fees apply to both Buses and Escalades and are as follows: (Club members receive a 20% discount) Group Airport Services / pick-up / drop-off (per person) Group transfer pricing is available for groups with 20 or more same day airport transfer reservations. So that guests may be grouped together where possible, Horseshoe Bay Resort Transportation requires that the individual ground transfer reservations, including flight information, be submitted by a manifest list a minimum of 5 working days in advance of the scheduled arrival, with the final manifest submitted 72 hours prior to the scheduled arrival. Manifest will be provided within an excel format. Escalade -Austin-Bergstrom Transfer same day, from $360.00 round trip up to four passengers plus an 18% service charge. Escalade -San Antonio same day transfer reservations, from $420.00 round trip up to four passengers plus an 18% service charge. Mercedes Sprinter -Austin-Bergstrom Transfer same day, from $720.00 round trip up to eleven passengers plus an 18% service charge. Mercedes Sprinter -San Antonio same day transfer reservations, from $840.00 round trip up to eleven passengers plus an 18% service charge. Escalade – $95.00 Per Hour (plus an 18% service charge) Mercedes Sprinter – $180.00 Per Hour-2 hour minimum (plus 18% service charge) *14 Passenger Mini Bus – $120.00 Per Hour-2 hour minimum (plus 18% service charge) *56 Passenger Coach – $220.00 Per Hour-5 hour minimum (plus 18% service charge) *23 Passenger Bus- $150.00 Per Hour-4 hour minimum (plus 18% service charge) Additional Services: Meet & Greet Services (per hour, per greeter) $25, plus an 18% service charge. The Austin Downtown Experience – Mercedes Sprinter – $180.00 per hour four hour minimum up to eleven passengers plus an 18% service charge. Escalade -$90.00 per hour four hour minimum up to four passengers plus an 18% service charge. Please note that the Horseshoe Bay Resort Transportation Department operates from 6am-11pm daily with advance reservations. Airport transfer requests outside of this timeframe may be handled by a Horseshoe Bay Resort Transportation Department affiliate and are subject to higher rates. *Rates are subject to change without notice. Call for availability*

A map of the Horseshoe Bay Resort property

Guest services, located at the front desk, can provide a map of the Resort. You may also access it here. Or reference it below. 


The 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit, March 9-13, 2020, is the best setting to help you develop your roadmap to success. You will also meet industry leaders and network with other professionals.

Look through the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit schedule to browse the tracks. We invite you to learn more about the Summit below:

  1. View the 2020 Summit Brochure.
  2. Peruse and take advantage of the Pre-Summit Courses (March 9–10).
  3. Read the Summit FAQ.
  4. Check out the Summit venue—Horseshoe Bay Resort, near Austin, Texas.
  5. Save money! Register 3 or more attendees simultaneously for a discount. Also, save when you register for the 3-day Summit plus a 2-day Pre-Summit course.
  6. Use the Summit hashtag #taprootsummit to share your TapRooT® experiences—before, during, and after the Summit.


See you at Horseshoe Bay Resort! 

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