Tag: Tennis

SaddleBrooke Tennis Center reopens after renovation

Jay Clayton Wilson Over thirty years ago, in 1987, it was the vision of Ed Robson to create a palmary tennis facility in the nascent SaddleBrooke active adult development. Land for this important amenity was chosen near the very center of the community. Construction began almost immediately. Initially our magnificent tennis facility offered only two…

An evening to remember

JD Davis In some respects, it’s like a costume ball; you find yourself starring, trying to identify your friends without their shorts, tennis skirts, hats and sunglasses. The phrase you hear throughout the evening is, “Goodness, you look so different, I didn’t recognize you with clothes on.” And I must say, the ladies, in their…

Ramping up the fight against skin cancer

TJ Duffy The word is beginning to spread that all SaddleBrooke residents and guests are invited to join the cause of defeating skin cancer in its various forms. The third annual Skin Cancer Research Fundraiser was held on Saturday, November 17 at the SaddleBrooke Tennis Center and although tennis was a prominent theme of the…

Tennis Center Court and Clubhouse renovation

H.V. Topspin, Esq. The replacement of the remaining four courts at the Tennis Center culminated with the opening of all eight courts on May 28. It involved a bit of inconvenience for club members in trying to schedule matches and fun time. But the new walkways, viewing benches between courts six and seven and the…

2018 Social Team Tennis

  Kay Sullivan Despite the late start on January 31, approximately 70 men and women signed up for Social Team Tennis this year so that we were able to field three teams each with a nice cushion of willing substitute players. With three teams, it meant that each team had two byes over the six-week…

Douglas Wolf – STC dynamo

  Jay Clayton Wilson Douglas Wolf is a firework of explosive enthusiasm. His friendly, gregarious personality pounds its way into your heart and immediately enriches your day. No one will ever have to search for him. Just listen. You’ll know where he is when you hear his laughter ring out in our desert community. He…

STC’s first president honored

  Steve Leane Garry Jenkins, STC’s first president and Garry’s vice president, Nancy Frazer, worked tirelessly together to form the club in 1994. They have witnessed many changes in STC over the past 24 years: from a small group of 50 or so active players and four courts, to today’s 400+ members, twenty courts, beautiful…