John Allen Farfour

Year Inducted: 
1979
Category: 
Administrator/Volunteer
Hometown: 
Goldsboro, NC
Highlights: 
  • Won 21 consecutive Goldsboro city singles championships
  • Founded the Eastern Carolina Junior Tennis Open in 1947 and ran it for more than 50 years
  • Known as "Mr. Tennis" in Goldsboro and throughout eastern North Carolina
  • One of the original founders of the NC Tennis Association and Foundation