30 players compete in 2019 Al Peck Century Doubles Tennis Tournament

March 26, 2019
6.5 Women winners 2019 Al Peck Century Doubles Tennis Tournament, 3.16.2019

The 2019 Al Peck Century Doubles Tennis Tournament was held March 16 at the Orange Beach Tennis Center with 30 players participating in the one-day event.  

The following players participated:

Men’s 6.5
  • Randy Ranft of Orange Beach / Barry Fields of Tuscaloosa (1st Place)
  • Chris Logel of Orange Beach / Ken Straubinger of Orange Beach (2nd Place)
  • Keith Hilton of Gulf Shores / John Milano of Foley
  • Rob Goldsmith of Foley / Robert Williamson of Elberta
Men’s 7.0+
  • Kent Seavey of Orange Beach / Milton Fleming of Gadsden (1st Place)
  • Linwood Lloyd of Orange Beach / Jim Turbyfill of Foley (2nd Place)
  • Aaron Bauer of Foley / Bob Clark of Michigan
  • Randy Nelson of Wisconsin / Bill Simon of Wisconsin 
Ladies 6.5
  • Diane Harrison of Orange Beach / Becky Jones of Orange Beach (1st Place)
  • Laurie Green of Orange Beach / Jody Barbour of Orange Beach (2nd Place)
  • Annette Mitchell of Orange Beach / Lora Melton of Orange Beach
  • Susan Grant of Orange Beach / Jackie Holloway of Lillian
Ladies 7.0+
  • Barbara Smith of Gadsden / Angie Hunt of Orange Beach (1st Place)
  • Tina Wilson of Orange Beach / Sher Miller of Orange Beach (2nd Place)
  • Amy Poore of Birmingham / Barbara Dillon of Jackson, MS.

Both doubles partner’s ages must equal 100 or more. Players who added up to 125 were granted 1 point each game.  The team of Nelson/Simon was granted 2 points each game since their ages added up to 153. Ten game pro sets were played in the round-robin format.

Special thanks to the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism bureau for its contributions.

The next Orange Beach tennis event will be the 2019 Spring UTR Adult/Junior tournament on April 5-7, which will include both singles and doubles.  Interested players must go to www.myutr.com and create an account to register.  Ginny Gilbert of Villaggio Grille, Mark Tampary of Brett/Robinson Real Estate, and Tim McInnis of McInnis Construction LLE are the sponsors.