Tag: SBRTA

SBRTA Serves for the Cure

Michael McDonagh The big winner of our Serve for the Cure Tournament was the American Cancer Society, as we raised more than $3,200 for the charity! Sue Cook and her remarkable helpers put on an event second-to-none over three days of competition. The camaraderie between the players was matched only by the many spectators, who came…

SBRTA Celebrates 10 Years

Michael McDonagh After a year off due to COVID restrictions, Saddlebrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) held its 10th annual event honoring our founding member, Helge Steiness. The Steiness, as we call it, was played over three days: Men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. As usual, the excellent support from so many spectators added to…

SBRTA’s Holds First In-House Mixed Doubles Round Robin

Mixed doubles on Court 3 sees Sue Cook and Chip Kerth (nearside) take on Anita and Terry Zimmerman on another gorgeous February morning at SaddleBrooke Ranch.

Michael McDonagh SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) is pleased to hold their first in-house mixed doubles round robin tournament of the year. Play will commence on March 3 and continue each Wednesday through April 7. The competition is for all levels of play as the Association continues to attend to all members and encourage others…

Tennis Association Announces New 2021 Officers

Lee Stastny The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) has elected new officers for 2021. Congratulations to everyone elected to the tennis board: Mike Fielding, President; Michael McDonagh, Vice President; Tom Ratterman, Treasurer; Charlotte Eckmeyer, Special Events; Marcia McChrystal, Secretary; Tim Baker, Membership; and Madoka Knight, Special Events We would like to thank previous 2020 SBRTA…

SBRTA Launches First USTA Team

Donna Scott 2020 is promising to be an exciting time for SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association with the formation of a USTA women’s tennis team under the leadership of Susan Pharr and Anita Zimmerman. The USTA women’s team is a 7.0, 55+ team consisting of 11 SBRTA members who will be competing against 11 other teams across the…

2020 SBRTA Officers Elected

Lee Stastny The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) has elected the following officers to the 2020 SBRTA board: President Mike Fielding, Vice President Lee Stastny, Secretary Sandy Schlager, Treasurer Tom Ratterman, and Membership Chair Bo Jessop. Thanks to outgoing tennis board members Susan Pharr, president; Dan Smejkel, secretary; Sue Cook, social director; and Lutz Pape, treasurer for all their…

SBRTA offers Monday Morning Clinics

Lee Stastny Tennis players enjoyed a Monday morning clinic at SaddleBrooke Ranch taught by Sam Calbone and Wayne Watkins. The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) offers the Monday Morning Tennis clinics for all SaddleBrooke Ranch residents at all skill levels beginning at 7:00 a.m. on courts three and four. SBRTA upcoming events: Aug. 11: SBRTA…

SBRTA Poker Tennis Social

Susan Pharr Filling all four courts Friday, June 8, the SBRTA held a Poker Tennis Social that was fun for all. Players rotated courts and partners collecting two playing cards for a Win and one playing card for a loss until the final match was over and it was time to play Poker. The group…

SBRTA celebrates tennis

  Wes Hurst On Wednesday, January 24, the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) scheduled some special mixed doubles play just for fun. While our club primarily focuses on helping members build skills, we have a balanced approach with the social aspects of Tennis. Our events leaders, Carol Mihal and Sue Cook, planned the afternoon with…