National Level Achievements of Nassau Members:


Fred C. Baggs 

Fred Baggs won the U.S. Men’s Seniors Doubles Tournament in 1927, 1929, 1931, 1934 and 1938.  He also won the 1931 U.S. Men’s Seniors’ Singles title.


Hunt T. Dickinson

Hunt Tilford Dickinson was a finalist in the U.S. Open in 1933 and 1934.  He became a member of NCC in 1923 and served as the Club’s President from 1934 to 1939. He won the Club’s Men’s Tennis Championship eight times, and the Squash Championship in 1926, 1929 and 1930.  A Princeton graduate, he was a member of the trust board of First National City Trust company and held several other positions of Director and Chairman of various other companies and organizations.  He also served as a Major in the US Army Air Force in 1945.



Hunt T. Dickinson


Frank D. Guernsey 

Frank Guernsey was the NCAA Champion 1938 and 1939, and was the runner-up, with Donald McNeill in the 1946 U.S. Doubles.  He was a decorated WWII fighter pilot, tennis champion and printing company executive.  He attended Rice University on a tennis scholarship and defeated Bobby Riggs a week after Riggs won Wimbledon in 1939.  In 1954 he took a job with the Sorg Printing Company and became President after it became the Chas. P. Young Co.  Frank Sorg, Printing Company owner, was a long-time member and past president of Nassau Country Club.

Frank Guernsey at Rice University (Left) Frank Guernsey Tennis Star & WWII Flying Ace (Right)


Charles Theodore Mattmann 

Charlie Mattmann won the U.S. Indoor Junior doubles in 1934 with Gilbert A. Hunt and in 1936 with Peter Lauck.  He and Charles E. Olewine won the NCAA Doubles title in 1941, and the 1942 U.S. Clay Court Championships with George E. Richards.  He was a steamship company executive.  He was a member of Nassau Country Club from 1950 to 2000.

Charles Mattmann, 1939/40 – Pacific Southwest Championships

Charles “Chuck” McKinley won the Wimbledon Singles title in 1963.  He was runner-up to Rod Laver in 1961.  He won the U.S. Doubles title in 1961, 1963 and 1964, and the  Nassau Bowl in 1964.

Walter L. Pate and Samuel Hardy won the U.S. Men’s Seniors’ Doubles in 1924 and 1925. Aside from his great success as the U.S. Davis Cup Captain, he was responsible for the birth of the Nassau Bowl Tournament and was a five-time winner of the NCC Men’s Tennis championship.

First Group Portrait of 1937 United States Davis Cup Team

Walter L. Pate