Tag: pickleball

Welcome back, snowbirds!

The Quail Creek Pickleball Club welcomed back the snowbirds in the Snowflakes in the Desert social. 65 pickleballers participated. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and lots of new people are starting to play.

New nets

Six hardy souls braved the high heat to install 16 brand new nets at the Quail Creek Pickleball courts. The workers that installed the nets were Gary, Steve, John, David, Sharon and Georgine.

Annual Pickleball Charity Tournament highlights

  Dusty Friedman The second annual Quail Creek Classic Pickleball Charity Tournament was held at the Quail Creek Country Club pickleball courts in Green Valley, AZ on March 24 and 25. The event was a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the 2018 charity of choice of the USAPA. The 2017 tournament raised $3600…

Relishing PickleBall

David Zapatka From pickleball’s beginning in the State of Washington in 1965, pickleball has grown to become played in all 50 United States, Guam, Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Great Britain, Crete, Guatemala, Korea, Mexico, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Spain and Thailand. The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) 2016 Pickleball Participant Report reported…