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The Charity Challenge has donated more than $4 million to our Charities over the past 24 years!



This event started in 1991 to support the NWA Crisis Intervention Center with 5 National Sponsors and earned $60,000.

In 2004, our total sponsors reached over 50 companies and earnings of over $225,000 in each of the past 8 years.

Our Event has been chosen as ‘Best Charity Tennis Event’ in the USTA Southern Section and given a similar honor twice by the USPTA.

Tennis Pros who have participated in the Charity Challenge are: Tracy Austin, Cliff Drysdale, Pancho Gonzales, Vic Braden, Todd Martin, Virginia Wade, Chris Evert, The Jensen Brothers-Luke and Murphy, Rennae Stubbs, Owen Davidson, Dick Stockton, Dennis Ralston, Ross Case, Tom Gorman, JoAnne Russell, Kathy Rinaldi, Tom Gullickson, Wendy Turnbull, Brenda Schultz McCarthy, Ann Grossman, Zina Garrison, Hank Pfister, MaryLou Daniels, Colin Dibley, Sherwood Stewart, Pat Dupre, Roy Emerson, Tim Mayotte, Justin Gimelstob, Corina Morariu and Darren Cahill.


Angie Brandenburg, Executive Director

Richie Roberts LeAnn Akers
Chuck Priest Karen Kay Gommel
Jerry Hudlow Britain White
Patti McGill


Jennifer Apolskis Steven Bauer
Jim Corbett JD Hall
Kelly Hauser Charlotte Hudlow
Karen Leach David Scogin
Jennifer Scogin Cathy Stone
Robert Taylor Sharon Taylor
Susan Todd