It goes without saying that the Yates family likes to team rope. Everyone knows they’re great at it, but what’s the secret? What’s the recipe that made a grandfather, a son and a grandson each excel at the sport? If you ask the first generation, he’ll tell you the most crucial ingredient of success is hard work. Yes, the three generations of men love to team rope. But it’s the work ethic in their DNA that has kept the Yates men at the top.