Viva Villa! Tournament of Hope Was a Winner

Published: Friday, November 10, 2017 | 5:11 PM

From Top clockwise: Phil Ito at the 2015 Tournament of Hope; Golf ball drop winner Kyle with Phil’s grandchildren and pilot Howie; Phil’s friends Terry, Lloyd, Andy, and David – 2nd Place Men’s Foursome; Phil’s family and friends.


The 30th annual Tournament of Hope held on Monday, October 30, was quite a memorable one. Villa Esperanza Services raised over $265,000 for their programs for children, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities.


From Top clockwise: Longtime supporters and volunteers of the Tournament of Hope; Volunteers Julie and Linda; The Wine Draw; Professional magicians Jeremy and David Groves


Phil Ito was honored for his many years of supporting Villa. Phil served on the Villa Board from 1999-2005, and a member of the Villa Tournament of Hope Golf Committee from 1998-2013. Phil passed away unexpectedly earlier this year, and Villas was please to honor his memory at this year’s golf tournament.

From Top clockwise: First Place Mens – Howdy Doan, Tom Dukes, Butch Nungesser, Larry Doan; First Place Mixed, Closest to the Pin – Lisa Sloan, Longest Drive – Camilla Johnson; Second Place Men – Terry Komatsu, Lloyd Kurosaki, Andy Nakano, David Teragawa.


Villa Esperanza Services is a non-profit organization devoted to the care and education of a diverse disabled population of children, adults and seniors. For more information call (626) 449-2919 or visit