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The Racquet

the official monthly newsletter of Timberhill Tennis Club

MAY 2022

From the Clubhouse

TTC COVID-19 Protocol Updates

Corvallis Summer Singles Challenge

Video Tip From the Pros--Changing to a Continental Grip

2022 JimSam College Scholarship

Sponsoring New Court Benches at TTC!

Summer Adult & Junior Parks & Rec Tennis Classes

OSU Club Tennis Team Invitational May 13-15

Random Racket

Pro Shop Spotlight-2022 Head Boom Team and Boom Team L

USTA News--Leagues and Tournaments

Summer 2022 Junior Clinics

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President's Parley


Donna Keim,

TTC Board of Directors President


Hi Everyone

Since it is May now, I thought I'd remind everyone that the high school district tournament is coming up at TTC May 11-13 (that's a Wednesday-Friday). Come out and support our high school athletes! Providing dry courts for districts in May is one of a few ways that TTC supports the promotion of area high school tennis. We also give a support package to local boys and girls teams at the beginning of each season, including a small check to help with team expenses, product donation, and an early season practice session on our indoor courts. This year, through a USTA grant, we were able to provide six one-year junior memberships to kids that otherwise wouldn't have been able to afford a membership. We are also affiliated with the JimSam College Scholarship, an annual award given to a tennis player of high character and achievement.

So come out and root on the teams this May. Happy swinging!

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From the Clubhouse by Hunter Lipscomb, USPTA TTC Director of Tennis Operations

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I'll keep it relatively short for everyone this month, and I'll even use bullet points!


  • New court cleaner. We bought a new court cleaning vacuum to replace one of our 15+ year-old models. It is a huge upgrade, and should help keep our courts more dust-free (our old court vacuums were struggling). This one should be much cheaper to maintain than our older ones, as well.
  • Save the date for the annual TTC Cookout! July 16 is the date, and we are planning an in-person party at this time. This is a fun event featuring tennis, food, socializing, and music, as well as presentation of the TTC Hall of Fame awards, JimSam Scholarship recipients, and more! Look for more detail next month.
  • Just a reminder to keep the indoor court doors closed as the weather gets warmer, particularly in 4-6. This will go a long way toward keeping the buildings cool during the hotter days.
  • The Facilities Committee is considering a handful of smaller projects for the coming year or two, pending budget allowances and such. These projects include new carpet for the lobby and offices, refurbishing or replacing lockers in the locker rooms, and re-staining the building exterior of the wood building. We'll keep you posted on progress.
  • The new court reservation system and TTC mobile app will roll out to members in late May/early June. Sorry for the continued delay on this. I was hoping for a much earlier unveiling, but there have been delays on the development side.


See you out on the courts!

TIMBERHILL TENNIS CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

May 2022


Women's League

Mondays, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

9:30-11:00


Men's League

Thursdays 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

7:45pm


OSU Team Invitational

Friday-Sunday, 6th-8th


MWC Districts

Wednesday-Friday, 11th-13th


MWC JV Districts (rain site)

Saturday, 14th


Rookie League

Friday, 6th 6:30-8:00pm


OSAA 4A-3A-2A-1A Championships (rain site)

Friday-Saturday 20-21st

June 2022


Women's League

Mondays, 6th

9:30-11:00


Men's League

Thursdays 2nd, 9th

7:45pm


USTA ONE WEEKEND 55+ Mixed and 18-39 Coed

Friday, 17th-19th


All Month

Corvallis UTR Singles Challenge

July 2022


Women's League

Mondays, 11th, 18th, 25th

9:30-11:00


Men's League

Thursdays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

7:45pm


Rookie League

Friday, 1st            6:30pm-8:00pm 


Willamette Valley Open USTA Tournament

Friday-Sunday, 8th-10th      


Orange/Green Ball Classic  

Friday, 15th 4:00-7:00pm


Samaritan Health Services Playday

Saturday, 16th  9:30am-12:00pm


TTC Annual Cookout

Saturday, 16th 4:00pm-7:00pm    


USTA Girls Level 4 Tournament

Friday-Sunday, 22-24  


Rookie League

Friday, 29th       6:30pm-8:00pm


All Month

Corvallis UTR Singles Challenge



Our Mission Statement

Timberhill Tennis Club is a members-owned club whose mission is to provide its members with a superior tennis facility and to maintain a welcoming and friendly community for the enjoyment of social and competitive tennis.

TTC BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND STAFF

Board of Directors

 Donna Keim, President

Victoria Wolff, Vice President

Marsha Feldman, Secretary

Henry Lee, Treasurer

Members at Large

Donna Keim

 Lisa Adamczyk

 Molly Megraw

Haizhong Wang

Charles Wickens

Rebecca Yu

Administration

 Director of Tennis Operations

 Hunter Lipscomb, USPTA

 Head Pro  

 Colby Jager, USPTA

Assistant Head Pro/Associate Director of

High Performance 

Sam Larson, USPTA

Associate Pro 

 Danny Schwartz, USPTA

 

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