Tag: PebbleCreek Pickleball Club

Men are Climbing the Ladder on the Pickleball Courts

Cynthia Schwartz Starting in mid-October and running until April, more than a hundred men participate in the PebbleCreek Pickleball Men’s Ladder. Ladder is an event intended to provide competitive matches between players of similar abilities. Once a week, players in groups of four play a match of three games to 15 points. In the three…

PebbleCreek Pickleball Club referees are heading to the 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championship Tournament

Mike Sausser. Photo by Dannie Cortez.

Cynthia Schwartz From Nov. 2 to 10, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden (IWTG), a $77 million professional sports complex, will host the world’s largest pickleball tournament. IWTG is owned by Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle Corporation. Twenty-eight tennis courts will be converted into 45 pickleball courts that will accommodate hundreds of matches for more than 2,500 professional and…

Pickleball Club to host annual Gourmet Concert October 20

Rhythm Edition variety dance and show band. Top (left to right): Mark Smith, Duane McClendon, Dennis Fike, Gloria Roblez, Charles Newton, and Ray Delgadillo. Bottom: Ruzo Vallalba and Mike Dominguez.

Pancho Epstein It’s party time for the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club. Our club’s biggest social of the year, the Welcome Back Concert will be held on Oct. 20, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Eagle’s Nest dining room and patio. The featured band will be the Rhythm Edition, a high-energy, ten-member (with seven lead singers)…

The greatest show on courts

Sheri Sears and Darlene Walker showed patience in covering the middle of the court; Photo by Dannie Cortez.

                      Pancho Epstein The fourth annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Club USAPA Sanctioned Tier 2 50+ Doubles tournament was a great show. Scheduled to be held February 13-15, 2019, because of meteorological conditions the February 14 mixed play was cancelled. But, the men’s doubles and women’s doubles…

Pickleballers give to needy kids

Pancho Epstein Giving is what the holiday season is about. And the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club gave Goodyear children more than 400 new toys (including nine two-wheel bikes) during its annual “Toys for Goodyear Kids” social. Admittance to the upbeat event was a minimum of one toy per person. Said PebbleCreeker, club member and Goodyear City…

Pickleball Club elects new board members

Sherrill Mercer The PebbleCreek Pickleball Club recently elected new board members for the term May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. The newly elected board members are John Angus, President; Bob Chester, Vice President; Maureen Dolan, Treasurer; Martha Urbin, Secretary and Sherrill Mercer, Officer at Large. The new board was formally introduced at the club’s…

2018 PC Pickleball Championship!

Pam Smith The 2018 Club Championship for PebbleCreek Pickleball Club was held on March 23, 24 and 25—Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Men’s Doubles. It was three beautiful days of great playing. Skill levels ranged from 2.5-5.0. There was a tremendous turnout from our members and volunteers, referees and spectators. Special thanks to Alex Potapoff…

Labor Day PickleBall Social

Pam Smith Our social kicked off at 8:00 a.m., September 4, with a wonderful attendance of club members. Many thanks to our hosts Scott Beseda and Mary Marlow for a great social! Lots of delicious breakfast dishes, with prizes awarded for first, second and third place; 1st place Bev Shankland, 2nd place Nevin Nelson and…