Tag: pickleball

St. Jude Bunco/Pickleball Fundraiser

Erika Lochow and Lenny Friedman, USAPA Ambassador In lieu of the fourth annual Quail Creek Classic Pickleball Tournament fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Quail Creek Pickleball Club members organized a Bunco Night on the evening of March 10, under the leadership of Beth Larose. This was followed by the monthly pickleball club social on…

Quail Creek Pickleball players compete in “Battle of the Branches”

Vicky Eisemann, tournament director The Gary Sinise Foundation Military Pickleball Association “Battle of the Branches” Pickleball Tournament was held Oct. from 17 through 20, in Casa Grande. Players competed for their branch of service, Air Force, Army, Navy, or Marines in singles, men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles age and skill level divisions. Competitors won points for…

Pickleball winner

Left to right: Patty Chess, silver medal; Donna Hoshide, gold medal; and Pam Leslie, bronze medal.

Thomas Dean Congratulations to Donna Hoshide of Quail Creek pickleball club for winning the gold medal in the San Diego senior games women’s 4.0 division 60 to 64 age group.

Pickleball exhibition

Tom Dean Quail Creek Pickleball Club held an exposition by four professional players Joey Fariar 6.0 Sean Rickard 5.5 Brian Baker 5.5 and Mark Renneson 5.0 for the Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The pros put on a show for 240+ who attended. They saw a great show of talent and shots that were made by…

Professional Pickleball Exhibition held for St. Jude’s

The first annual Professional Pickleball Exhibition for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital was held at the Quail Creek Country Club pickleball courts on March 20, at 5:00 p.m. The professional players were Joey Farias, a 6.0 player from Tucson and director of pickleball at the Tucson Country Club; Sean Rickard, a 5.5 player, pickleball instructor…

Welcome back, snowbirds!

The Quail Creek Pickleball Club welcomed back the snowbirds in the Snowflakes in the Desert social. 65 pickleballers participated. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and lots of new people are starting to play.