Xavier Magazine

Tennis in Hawaii

Tennis has a language all its own, and the University’s tennis teams are learning a new word: Aloha. Last year the teams made their first trip to Hawaii, and plan to return to the islands this spring thanks to the success of their off-court hustling.

Each summer coach Jim Brockhoff coordinates a pro-am tournament and fund-raising dinner in which he pairs 32 of the program’s supporters with 32 local pros, and then wines and dines the group afterward. The dinner—this year at the Montgomery Inn’s Gregory Center—includes a raffle worthy of a Sotheby’s auction.

Some of the gifts raffled off in previous years included airfare, hotel accommodations

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