Winners—Annual Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament

Pictured are some of the winners from the Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tennis Tournament. Players came from Sun Lakes Country Club, Springfield Country Club, SunBird Country Club, IronOaks, and Cottonwood.

Penny Petersen

Even a rainstorm that caused the cancellation of many matches couldn’t spoil the joy of the winners of each category in the Bradshaw/Neu Memorial tennis competition, which raises money for charity. Below is a list of winners by category:

Men’s 4.0: 1st Craig Twitchell/Bill Cunningham, 2nd Sid Porter/Bill Jenack, 3rd Bill Gosiak/Steve Nolan

Women’s 4.0: 1st Barb Jorgensen/Cindy Guillame, 2nd Cathy LaPointe/Ellen Maurer, 3rd Lois Newman/Kay Wengert

Men’s 3.5: 1st Mike Davin/Jerry Geiszler, 2nd Mike Gallant/Jeff Villareal, 3rd Mike King/Michael Wykes

Women’s 3.5: 1st CC Capelouto/Melissa Emery, 2nd Susan Shaver/Toni Reider, 3rd Ollie Johnson/Kim Vargas

Men’s 3.0: 1st Jerry Higgins/Jerzon Vargas, 2nd Ron Sippy/Gary Porter, 3rd Dick Kane/Carl Day

Women’s 3.0: 1st Tammy Knight/Andi Jenack, 2nd Feliss Kubla/Barbara Ludwig, 3rd Mary Dyrseth/Kathleen Kahn

Men’s 75+: 1st Bob Walk/Maurice Allen, 2nd Roger Diddock/Bob Lewis, 3rd Jack Sanders/Tom Snider

The six-day tournament included contestants from Sun Lakes Country Club, Cottonwood Tennis Club, Oakwood Tennis Club, Springfield Tennis Club, and SunBird Tennis Club.

All the proceeds from generous sponsors, entry fees, raffle tickets, and more will be split between Neighbors Who Care and The Boys & Girls Club of Chandler.

Generous sponsors included the following: Gold Donor: Big Two Toyota; Silver: The Battery Doctor, Cook Remodeling, The Young Team Realty, Spooner Physical Therapy; Bronze: Shears to You, Sun Lakes Barber Shop, The Kolb Team, PGA Store, Ralph Strings Rackets, K&R Refrigeration, EZ Flow Plumbing, Sun Devil Auto, Sun Lakes Family Physicians, Retirement Insurance Specialists, and the CTC Blue and Silver Ladies.

For information about joining Cottonwood Tennis Club, contact Susan Hood at [email protected].