Bill Guilfoil


Birth Date:

Nov 18, 1922

Home Club:

Overland Park Kansas Racquet Club -

Home Town:

Fairway, KS


bs in education, Rockhursrt University (Jesuit School)


All the players I've ever played against Bergman, Bukiet, Pagliaro, Schiff, Miles, etc.

Height and Weight:

5 ft 7



Style of Play:




Blade and Rubber:

Hallmark & Juic

Highest Rating:

Formerly in upper twenty of USA and in Worlds Veterans in 70 bracket never lost to anyone in match play in Dublin, Ireland

Competition Record/Titles:

1947 Iowa Open Mens Singles lost Bobby Gusikoff 28-26 in ffith game in nationals lost to Pagliaro in 1957 nationals lost to George Hendry in america royal tourney etc

How were you introduced to table tennis:

by Dr. Stanley Morest former President of USTTA

Personal Info:

Age almost 90 and still excited about playing in the Olympic Trials only wish I had more time to practice in a good area with top players and the modern game

Did You Know?:

Age makes no difference; feel great and would love to be in a great area where I get good play regularly like the old Lawrence club in New York where I lived and played for three months over 50 years ago.