Tag: SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association

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…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association Development Day

If you come to the Hacienda on a Monday morning, chances are you have seen some SBRTA members and interested people working on tennis drills and learning from our fabulous mentor, Dean Alfrey. This is what we call Development Day. It is designed for new players or experienced players getting back into tennis after a…

2015 Steiness Tennis Festival

Tove Pape With sunny skies and warm breezes, 31 members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association participated in the annual festival on October 23 and 24. Players had been divided into two teams; names drawn from cups based on ratings. Steve Ordahl was the team captain of the Road Runners (who sported blue shirts for…

SBRTA announces new officers

The members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association enjoyed a recent potluck.

Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association has elected new officers. They are, left to right: Steve Ordahl, Vice President; Linda Bowman, Treasurer; Janice Neal, President; Tove Pape, Special Events Chairman; Alastair Stone, Secretary. Not pictured is Ted Wierman, Membership Chairman. For information about the SBRTA, please contact Janice at janiceneal1211@gmail.com.

SBRTA Ladies hold a potluck lunch

The members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association enjoyed a recent potluck.

On July 8, 2015 the women members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association celebrated together at the home of President Janice Neal. More than half of our members were able to attend, though quite a few were on vacation. It was a potluck luncheon with a wide variety of delicious dishes to choose from. We…