Good water is not the only reason Goodwell receives recognition.
Goodwell, Saddle Bronc Capital of the World, is home for four Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) world-ranked cowboys.
Well-known nationwide and representing not only Goodwell, but also Texas County are:
Billy Etbauer (1992, 1996, 1999, 2000 PRCA World Champion),
Robert Etbauer (1990, 1991 PRCA World Champion),
Dan Etbauer (11-time NFR qualifier),
Craig Latham (1994 runner-up to world champion)
Brett Franks (3-time NFR qualifier)
OPSU Rodeo Team (3-time National Collegiate Champions).