PHIL REBHOLZ–THIS OLD GUY STILL RULES!!
After back to back State championships, people are remembering that Phil can be a formidable opponent. Gout in his feet and a heart attack have slowed Phil’s playing in recent years. However; in October, he and Bob Smith partnered for the tournament in Lee County. This was an important tournament because it gave Bob his first state championship to add to his record.
Phil missed playing for a month, partly because he lost his partner, Jeannie Andrews for two mixed doubles events. Then his old friend, Dave Minnich came to Fort Pierce where they have partnered in recent years. Phil and Dave used to play a lot of tournaments together until the FSA split the locations. As Earl Ball commented “old guys rule”, and Dave and Phil’s combined skills pulled them through to the championship.
We are happy when younger players become champions, but I am proud of my “old Guy”!!
Linda Rebholz ((Thanks Linda for sharing some of “Your Happy Moments”!!))
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