Tag: Tennis Club

Tennis lessons offered

Norma Whitley Have you ever considered learning how to play tennis or haven’t played in quite some time and would like to play again? The PebbleCreek Tennis Club will be offering Beginner Tennis Lessons on Monday afternoons in the fall instructed by a certified tennis professional. The class will be limited to six students at…

Tennis Club holds Swing into Fall Tournament/Social

Tennis club members Vikki Constable, Susie Anderson, Jerry Santy and Suzanne Schultz relax after a club mixer as Vikki and Suzanne show the knee surgeries that will get them back on the courts soon.

John Flynn The PebbleCreek Tennis Club had a great start to the season with the Swing into Fall tournament/social on September 23. The event was held under the stars (and court lights) as the warm weather evolves into Arizona’s beautiful autumn weather. Over 50 members enjoyed two hours of a tennis mixer followed by appetizers…

Tennis In July – Wimbledon or PebbleCreek?

Congratulations go out to our PebbleCreek Hotshots! The PebbleCreek Hot Shots 4.0 men’s senior valley team beat Trilogy eight sets to one for the championship on March 20, 2017. Left to right: Craig Hauger, Dan Schimmelpfennig, Dave Bee, Dave Henry, Dave Kersey, Jim Lewis, Marty Farrell and Randy Planck; not pictured, Richard Margison

Susie Anderson Last month we had tennis under the stars on Friday evening, June 9. As the temperatures were just starting to dip below 100 degrees, 30 hearty tennis players filled the Tuscany Falls courts for an evening of social tennis followed by icy cold drinks and a nacho bar. Despite the daytime temperatures, the…

Socializing at the tennis social

January mixer

Susie Anderson March is here and even though January and February were cool it never stopped the tennis fans in PebbleCreek from playing outside, even at 33 degrees in the morning. We have some changes and additions to the club, so read on! First: Our membership meetings will be moved up to 5:00 p.m. on…

Serve it, smash it, win it, love it

Troney Hutchins and John Julius

Susie Anderson Four members of the PebbleCreek Tennis Club competed in the 2016 Huntsman Senior World games in St. George, Utah and all were successful in winning medals. John Julius and Troney Hutchins won the first place gold medal in the men’s age 70 to 74 doubles event and John also won the first place…

Tennis Club news

Jerry Santy

Susie Anderson We call him by many names: Big Cheese, Prez, Grand Poobah, Supreme Highness, Hey You, Chief, Honey, King of Tennis, Dad and mostly friend. Jerry Santy is the hardest working and playing 82 year old that I know. I interviewed Jerry to capture his words of wisdom before he steps down from his…

Sizzling summer tennis

Enjoying early morning tennis! From left: Maggie Eggleston, Pam Machen, Susie Anderson, Nancy Kyle, Jeanne Cross, Nancy Adams and Virginia Thompson

Rana Cukierski The summer heat doesn’t keep us crazy tennis players away! The courts are filled at 7:00 a.m. and ready for play. Water, hats, sunglasses and gobs of sunscreen are everywhere! Courts 11 and 12 were resurfaced last month and our members are thrilled with the improved courts. We’ve had numerous positive comments. Our…

Summer on the courts – no sweat

Rana Cukierski Most of the snowbirds have departed to different parts of the country to cooler temperatures. We certainly wish them a safe and happy summer; however, the show must go on! The Tennis Club continues with exciting summer socials. May 15 was our Under the Lights evening social. Our Tournament Director John Flynn filled…

March Madness on the tennis courts

Left to right: Randy McConaughey, Marty McAllister, Bonnie Elliot, Mary McConaughey, Dave Henry and Dan Schimmelpfennig.

Rana Cukierski Our first Souper Tournament/Social of the year was January 17. With the bright sun overhead, check in was at 9:15 a.m. and lots of colorful sweatsuits in the crowd! Coffee and donuts were gobbled up before 13 courts were filled with tennis players on steroids! Our Tournament Director John Flynn matched approximately 72…