Tag: STC

The Best STC Party Ever!

Ginger Riffel The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club Board of Directors, TJ Duffy, Glen George, Bob Stocks, Kay Sullivan and Ginger Riffel, wanted to thank all the members (over 400), some of whom are new members and many of them volunteers, by throwing an All Member and Volunteer Appreciation Party. This was an undertaking headed by Kay…

SaddleBrooke Tennis Club

Gary Greenbaum Jay Clayton Wilson Neighbor, pilot, collector of bronze, philanthropist, businessman, opera devotee, retiree, BBQ king and good tennis buddy – that’s the skinny on Gary Greenbaum. Is anything left out? Yes, according to his wife Diane Korn. She wants to add that Gary is also an outstanding husband who is without equal. Gary…

The STC Bulletin Board

The Tennis Club Bulletin Board

Jay Clayton Wilson Many residents in the SaddleBrooke community, along with those who are considering SaddleBrooke as a new home, visit the Tennis Center. It is a handsome venue, beautifully appointed and designed for those who seek an active retirement. Our patio is a popular attraction for them because it demonstrates the friendly, warm atmosphere…

New at SaddleBrooke Tennis Club – Men’s Opus

Jay Clayton Wilson A sensible, new Organized Play Using Scoring (OPUS) program for men has been launched by the Board of Directors and greeted with great enthusiasm. It provides better tennis by more efficiently arranging matches between similarly skilled players. The men’s 3.5 and 3.0 groups will be particularly pleased because that is where occasional…

The Sea Captain among us

Captain Steve Leane, United States Coast Guard Retired

Jay Clayton Wilson Almost every STC member has had Steve Leane restring a racket at one time or another. No surprise there because Steve is a Master Racquet Technician who has played with us and strung our rackets for us more than a decade. But there is more to Steve than many of our members…

STC Cinco de Mayo Tennis Social and Party

Jay Clayton Wilson Cinco de Mayo at STC is party time. True, it must compete with the Battle of Puebla at the Mexican Fort Lorento for universal attention. Still, SaddleBrooke came alive again this May 5 when Joanie Dragon exercised her artistic talent to bring the STC patio to colorful life for the party. Traditional…

STC Scramble On

Jay Clayton Wilson Scramble OP has been the STC answer to the difficult question of introducing and intermingling over 400 players of different skill levels. Ordinarily players in most sports, including tennis, tend to play with others of similar skill levels. That makes for good competition. But it results in a severe limitation on one’s…

STC brings UA Wildcats to SaddleBrooke

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke was turned into Wildcat Country in January as the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club presented the University of Arizona women’s and men’s tennis teams for a practice session (women) and Red vs. Blue exhibition matches (men). For the second year in a row, and as a precursor to an annual event, all SaddleBrooke…

STC New Year’s Eve celebration highlights

  Jay Clayton Wilson The way to closeout 2015 at the STC was to play a lot of tennis and then go to a party at the MountainView Clubhouse. John Sochacki spearheaded the tennis event although Debbie McGeehan and Melanie Murphy set up the matches. That was a big job because of the large number…