Across the country, when snow starts to fly many people put away their tennis racquets and golf clubs and hibernate for a few months. That’s not the case for those who enjoy platform tennis, however. Similar to tennis (scoring is the same) platform (or paddle) tennis is played with an 18-inch paddle and spongy ball…
Tennis is Still King, but Now Has Company on Club Courts
Tennis now has plenty of company from other racquet sports that are also quickly gaining popularity at club and resort properties, including platform tennis and the new kid on the block— pickleball.
Birmingham (Mich.) CC Membership Approves Next Phase of Club Enhancements
The latest improvements through the club’s $14 million full-facilities master plan will include replacement of ten bridges on the property that cross the Rouge River, a new turf care center, and renovations to the ladies locker room and tennis house. At a vote that concluded on October 18th, the membership of Birmingham (Mich.) Country Club…
When The Country Club of Rochester (N.Y.) completed an update of its three paddle courts as part of an ongoing facility-wide $6 million renovation, it welcomed members and guests to watch nationally ranked platform tennis athletes face off in an exhibition match.
Squash Holds Court
Squash, platform tennis and other specialty racquet sports are seeing a resurgence at club facilities across the country.
Merger on Mayfield
Two very different clubs located 30 miles apart on the same road, have caught the industry’s attention with their timely and successful combination of facilities and operations.