Burwash Elected to USTA NorCal Hall of Fame
Peter Burwash, President of Peter Burwash International(PBI), will be inducted into the Northern California Tennis Hall of Fame during a special ceremony on Thursday, July 29 in conjunction with the Bank of the West Classic, a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event held at Stanford University.
Joining Burwash will be fellow 2010 inductees Jean Harris who at age 92 is still competing in USTA tournaments; Margie Campbell owner of Spare Time Clubs and Marty Davis a UC Berkeley All-American, ATP player and coach.
“Any time you are elected into a Hall of Fame it is a humbling honor,” stated Burwash who resides in Carmel, California and works out of the resort Carmel Valley Ranch. “To be part of this class only adds to my appreciation as each of them has served as an inspiration to many tennis players.”
Originally started in 1974 by Elmer Griffin, the Class of 2010 will mark 135 inductees which already includes some well-known and respected people like Dick Gould, Brad Gilbert, Tom Chivington and Alycia Moulton.
According to the USTA NorCal Hall of Fame Selection Committee, inductees are chosen for their, “Continued commitment and service to tennis; each have been driven in his or her own way to accomplish their personal goals while using tennis as a vehicle to make life better for others. Their contribution to the sport has helped USTA Northern California fulfill its mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis.”
USTA Northern California, located in Alameda, California, is a non-profit volunteer-based organization with over 38,000 adult members, over 11,000 junior members and approximately 500 organization members throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada. USTA Northern California is one of the 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association.
Tickets for the ceremony are by invitation only.
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