1st Annual Round Robin Tennis
The First Annual Round Robin Tennis Tournament was held at Bent Tree on Saturday, March 12, 2011. Forty-eight men and women vied for the championship of the tourney which raised $2500 for scholarships for varsity tennis players at Pickens High School.
The women’s champion and runner-up were Marsha Hollensbe and Lisa Chester, respectively. The men’s section was a three-way tie – David Johnson, Pat Gallagher, and Tony Watson. The winners donated their winnings to the scholarship fund.
In addition to the $25 fee paid by participants, the tourney was aided by many sponsors. They are: Diamond Level – George Cross; Gold Level –Robert Eidson Family, and Rocco’s Pub; Silver Level – Bent Tree Tennis Families; Bronze Level –Bob Coleman Family, Dr. Carlton Faulk with Georgia Dermatology, Jasper Animal Clinic, Ken Meyer’s All Fleet & Auto Service, New Beginnings Therapeutic Services, Trout’s Beverages, and Randy Wise; Supplementary Donors – Kroger, Don Martin of Torrey Mountain Properties, The UPS Store, Cay Reece with Trophy’s & T’s, and Dr. Michael Harris. Many individuals in Bent Tree also contributed to the cause.
The scholarship tournament was conducted in partnership with the Bent Tree Foundation, Inc., a 501c(3) organization.
The Bent Tree Tennis Committee, chaired by Len Levy, wishes to thank the community for its support of this project.