Jimmy Heller

Inducted in 2009
State: CA

Jimmy Heller also started out as a junior All-American, in 1973. From 1983 through 1999 he placed on eight adult teams, and from 1972 to 2008 he has won 12 Grand American awards. He has earned 45 California state trophies, including two in ’08 for 100s from the 27. His first state doubles title was in 1985, followed by singles, handicap and all-around championships.

Heller has also garnered numerous awards from the Golden West Grand, the Spring Grand and the Autumn Grand. Jimmy won the Golden West Handicap in 1993 and 1997 plus the main doubles in 2005 and the large Saturday handicap contest in 1985 and 2005, both with 100. In ATA Western Zone competition, he has won one handicap and two doubles crowns.