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CTC Free Open Tennis, Happy Hour, and More!

Penny Petersen Something exciting is happening at the Cottonwood Tennis courts. The Cottonwood Palo Verde Homeowners Association Board approved a new outreach program that allows anyone from Sun Lakes and nearby communities to play Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. at the Cottonwood courts. No need to join, no cost to players. All ability levels…

OOPS! Apology to CTC—Your Publicity Chair Screwed Up

Penny Petersen Cottonwood’s Mixed Doubles Tournament was one of the best this season. It began on Sunday, Feb. 6, and play concluded on Saturday, Feb. 12. A report on the winners was in the March Splash. But one thing was wrong. The captions under two of the three photos were incorrect. Due to unclear directions…

Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament Is Always Best of the Season

The Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament is the only tournament of the year open to players from Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes Country Club, Springfield, and SunBird. All teams were either Men’s or Women’s Doubles. There are no Mixed Doubles at this event. The week-long tournament began on Sunday, Nov. 7, and concluded with the finals…

Free Tennis Clinics Resume After COVID Cancelations

Pierre Moresi (center) is the director of the clinics. His teaching assistants include (left to right) Paul Eskridge, Barb Jorgensen, Kathy Sundsrud, and Jenette Curran.

Penny Petersen For years, Cottonwood Tennis Club (CTC) offered free tennis clinics weekly, beginning in September and continuing through April. Don Neu, former Cottonwood Pro, started the classes in the early ‘80s. After Don’s passing, Pierre Moresi took over the clinics with the help of Al Wagner, Ollie Johnson, Joan Osoinach, and others. Anyone who…

CW Tennis Club elects new officers

The Cottonwood Tennis Club held a Patio Party at Palo Verde and also elected officers for the 2019-2020 season as part of the last general meeting of the year. Officers elected were President Mary Ann Rice, Vice President Laks Jagnandan, Secretary Jenette Curran, Treasurer Spencer Roberts. Jerry Higgins will continue as the tournament director and…

48 players participate in CTC’s Long Summer League

Penny Petersen The only league taking place this summer is the Cottonwood Men’s League. It extends for the longest time, beginning in late April and continuing until October. The best part for the guys is that they don’t have to be there every week. This gives them a chance for cruises, visits to family in…

CTC winners – Mixed Doubles

  Penny Petersen In the 2018 Mixed Doubles Tournament at Cottonwood, there were cancellations due to rain, an enormous number of tie-breakers and scores of spectators, despite the cold conditions. The top three teams in each of three ability levels were as follows. Red level is highest, followed by green and blue. Red: 1. Barb…