7th Annual SES Pro-Am Draws Top Tennis Pro’s and Am’s to Rancho Valencia
08/24/2011

The 7th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez fundraising Pro-Am will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 beginning at 1:00 p.m., at Rancho Valencia, an Auberge Resort

Online PR News – 24-August-2011 – – Rancho Santa Fe, CA----The 7th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez (SES) fundraising Pro-Am will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 beginning at 1:00 p.m., at Rancho Valencia, an Auberge Resort, located at 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, California. Proceeds will provide the children of Tecate, Mexico, with access to free tennis lessons, tennis equipment and academic scholarships and support the efforts of the Empty Cradle, a San Diego non-profit organization that helps parents cope with the loss of an infant before, during or after birth. There are currently 500 children enrolled in free tennis lessons at the SES Tennis Center, which has grown to include four regulation-size tennis courts. Sponsors of the Pro-Am as of this printing include: Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa; Geyser Holdings; Gerald Parsky; San Diego Self Storage; Donald R. Shepherd; Jamie and Tony Carr; Coffee Ambassador; Carruth Cellars; Hanson Surfboards; Schubach Aviation; Wilson Sporting Goods; Claire’s on Cedros Bakery and Café; Martina Hingis; Sam Querrey; Dunlop Sports and San Diego Charger’s Quentin Jammer and Steve Gregory. Returning this year to compete for the championship is former number one U.S. doubles tennis champion Rick Leach.

A highlight of the two-day event is a Sponsor Party on the evening of Friday, September 16, 2011, that will be hosted by Jamie and Tony Carr at their private residence in Rancho Santa Fe. The Sponsor Party includes a buffet dinner, silent auction and entertainment. Reservations may be purchased for $75 per person to attend the Sponsor Party on September 16th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Pro-Am reservations are $75 per person. The tennis tournament at Rancho Valencia on September 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. includes a barbeque and trophy presentation. A combined price of $125.00 is available to attend both events.

Eduardo Sanchez, Head Tennis Pro at Rancho Valencia was born and raised in the city of Tecate, Mexico and accomplished a life-long dream to construct public tennis courts for use by all the citizens of Tecate, regardless of their ability to pay for instruction. He dedicated the project on June 4, 2004, in honor of his deceased son, Sean Eduardo. For further information regarding the non-profit SES Tennis Center, or to purchase reservations to attend the events, please call (858) 832-8297, visit sestenniscenter.org or email sesproam@gmail.com. Details on the additional beneficiary, Empty Cradle, may be located at www.emptycradle.org.