Tag: Tennis

STC to host Skin Cancer Institute Fundraiser – UA Wildcat Tennis Teams to visit

TJ Duffy Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18, 2017. The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club plays host to a multifaceted fundraising event for the Skin Cancer Institute (SCI) which unites The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s many skin cancer prevention endeavors, bringing together innovative research, clinical care, education and community outreach. Denise Spartonos, Community Outreach Coordinator…

Apple Pie and 4th of July at SaddleBrooke Tennis Club

Jay Clayton Wilson Apple pie and ice cream on the shaded SaddleBrooke Tennis Club patio; SaddleBrooke celebrated American Independence Day in classic style. Friendly tennis matches began the festivities. That was followed by a matchless spread of delicious dishes prepared to perfection by our wonderful volunteers. Then came the long awaited main event. Apple pie…

STC’s Rufus Renfrow playing tennis hard at 90

Debbie McGeehan, Rufus Renfrow, Karl Klingelhofer and Arnie Emanuel

Jay Clayton Wilson STC is very proud of Rufus Renfrow who is turning 90 (that’s 90) years young and still plays intense tennis several times per week. How does STC honor a guy like Rufus? By having a patio party, of course. Debbie McGeehan, Tina Huber, Brenda Harried and Nancy Hunter are as avid for…

STC’s Maria Petito

Maria Petito

Jay Clayton Wilson Maria Petito is our kind of tennis player. She never touched a racket until 1999 when she took a six week series of Bob Lewis’ 1-2-3 tennis lessons. The members who took lessons with her subsequently formed their own group and have played together ever since – that would be 16 years!…

Joyce Johnson: From Novice to Fireball

Joyce Johnson

Jay Clayton Wilson Joyce and her husband Clarence moved to SaddleBrooke in 1996 at a time when Joyce was a total novice tennis player. But, as you are about to learn, she is a high-energy woman whose enthusiasm far exceeds life’s mere obstacles. First she joined Bob Lewis’ beginner’s tennis group known as Tennis 123…

Tennis players, SaddleBrooke Tennis Club wants you!

TJ Duffy SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has much to offer for every level of player from the beginner to the expert. Are you interested in knowing more about tennis activity at SaddleBrooke? Visit the Tennis Center Home page, view a video of some of our activities and listen to members tell what STC offers. To navigate…

STC Tournament Turns Social

Jay Clayton Wilson For a couple of decades the premier event at SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has been the annual Club Championships. Individuals who knew each other well played each other in doubles and singles to determine the winners for that year. It was fun. Since fun entertainment and healthy, physical activity are the essence of…

The treasure on our doorstep

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Jay Clayton Wilson On a crisp, sunny afternoon in late December SaddleBrooke residents were treated to an unexpected treasure in the very center of our community. To participate in this unique treasure, we did nothing more than open our eyes at our community’s most popular venue. The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club hosted the United States Tennis…

STC’s Bill Powell – an extraordinary career

Jay Clayton Wilson Bill Powell met his wife in the ordinary way. It was a blind date to play miniature golf. He was with Delta Products in the sales and marketing department until his retirement. Ordinary, right? But beyond this there is nothing ordinary about Bill Powell. Bill did not join STC until he and…