Tag: SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association

Tennis Association news

Terry and Anita Zimmerman The annual Steiness Tennis Festival was held on October 20 and 21. Everyone had a great time, and there were several memorable moments. Two full days of fun and semi-competitive tennis was experienced by 37 member tennis players. Over 60 members and guests enjoyed a wonderful celebration dinner and entertainment on…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association plans fall events

Terry and Anita Zimmerman Please mark your calendars for the upcoming quarterly general membership meeting to be held on September 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the La Hacienda meeting room. The agenda will include items that everyone will want to be a part of including: A report from the Nominations Committee Nominations for officers…

SBRTA member attends tennis matches at Roland Garros

Sandy Schlager attended tennis matches in Paris.

Sandy Schlager During the first week in June, Sandy Schlager was able to fulfill a dream to visit Paris and see the sights as well as attend grand slam tennis matches for a couple of days at Roland Garros. The weather was cooperative with temperatures in the mid-seventies to eighty range and partly to mostly…

Chalk talk puts spin on tennis

Terry and Anita Zimmerman Elmer Klavetter and Dean Alfrey led a chalk talk with drills on July 10. The instruction included how to utilize top spin on forehand strokes. The clinic was attended by 14 SBRTA members. Participants commented that using top spin will be a great skill to incorporate into their game. Watch out…

Great attendance at second tennis development clinic

The tennis clinic was held in May.

Terry and Anita Zimmerman The second tennis clinic for SBRTA members titled “Tennis Technique and Drills” was held on May 16 and May 17 at the Grand Stand tennis courts. Twenty-eight members were in attendance. The clinic was led by pro tennis player Chris Madsen. There were two one-and-a-half-hour sessions each day. The first day…

Another fun Tennis Festival at the Ranch

Tove Pape On a beautiful fall weekend in early November the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) held its annual Steiness Tennis Festival. With thunderstorms in the days preceding the festival, organizers were naturally a bit nervous. Thank goodness the courts remained dry throughout the two days of games. The festival is named after Helge Steiness,…

SBR Tennis Association news

SBRTA 2017 Officers, left to right: Elmer Klavetter, Treasurer; Sandy Schlager, Secretary; Steve Ordahl, President; Beana Ordahl, Membership Chairperson; and Wes Hurst, Vice President

Sandy Schlager November is upon us already! In anticipation of the new year the SBRTA announced the results for the election of officers at the October 19 general membership meeting held at La Hacienda. The 2017 Tennis Association Board will include: Steve Ordahl, President; Wes Hurst, Vice President; Sandy Schlager, Secretary; Elmer Klavetter, Treasurer; Beana…

Cowboy Tennis at the Ranch

SBRTA members enjoy Cowboy Night Tennis: Bob, Kucsmas, Wes Hurst, Tove Pape, Susan Swanson, Georgine Hurst, Vern Nulk and Alastair Stone.

Sandy Schlager On Monday evening, July 18, the SBRTA hosted “Cowboy Tennis.” Members dressed in their best western duds, sans the fabulous cowboy boots, and enjoyed playing tennis under the stars. Well, it was actually monsoon clouds, but the stars were there somewhere. Western/cowboy music played in the background. All participants agreed it was a…

SBRTA looks forward to annual Steiness Tennis Festival

Sandy Schlager This is what you’ve been waiting for! All SBR tennis lovers pay attention. The annual Steiness Festival has been scheduled to take place on Friday, November 4, and Saturday, November 5, 2016. Save the dates. Mark your calendars now. Participants will be divided into two teams. You may play women’s doubles or men’s…