USPTA Star Award

Betty Sue Welch - Dallas, TX

Betty Sue Welch was presented the 2019 USPTA Star Award for her work with middle school and college tennis teams, as well as with clubs and international tournaments, over the last 50 years. Welch, a USPTA Elite Professional, has been very involved with the Special Olympics ever since tennis was introduced in 1983, and the “Betty Sue Angel Award” is given annually to the Special Olympics tennis athlete that embodies values including friendship, bravery, determination and sportsmanship.