Pictured above (L to R): Cliff Drysdale Pro Mel Segota, Cliff Drysdale Director Sal Barbaro, the legend himself, and Cliff Drysdale VP Scott McCulloch)
Tennis industry legend Cliff Drysdale and his team of pros and directors joined the 25th Annual Charity Challenge of Champions at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, AR September 15 -17, 2016 to raise funds for the Arkansas Crisis Center. Each member of the Drysdale crew captained a tournament team and participated in Pro Exhibition matches alongside other notable pros such as Luke Jensen, Tim Mayotte, Ann Grossman, Ross Case and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario.
This event started in 1991 to support the NWA Crisis Intervention Center with 5 National Sponsors and earned $60,000. In 2004, total sponsors reached over 50 companies and earnings of over $225,000 in each of the past 8 years. All in all the Charity Challenge has donated more than $4 million to charities over the past 24 years.
The event has also been chosen as ‘Best Charity Tennis Event’ in the USTA Southern Section and given a similar honor twice by the USPTA.
For more information on this world class event, visit http://www.nwacharitychallenge.com