Pickleball in Canada

The 6th Pickleball Canada National Tournament has come and gone. The tournament was a huge success with 440 players from throughout Canada and 16 U.S. states battling for gold. Ages of players ranged from 14 to 80 years old, and cash prizes awarded to the champions in all Open events. According to tournament director Bryan Jackson, [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|

Pickleball and Parkinson’s

In a few weeks there will be a tournament in Pittsburgh, PA benefiting the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. As you know there are more and more tournaments for players to choose from, but when a wonderful charity is benefiting, pickleball players should try to make it happen. If pickleball can help raise money, and [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|

PPF Rocky Mountain Championships

The second—of the 2017 four tournament series—Professional Pickleball Federation (PPF) Rocky Mountain Championships tournament was held Memorial Day Weekend in Brigham City, Utah at Rees Pioneer Park which provides breathtaking views of the majestic Wasatch mountains. #ppfRockie Doubles and mixed doubles championships were broadcasted live on PPF’s Facebook page and included viewership from Europe and [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|

Pickleball in Costa Rica

Pickleball is quickly growing around the world including Costa Rica. We just finished a week long pickleball tour in the towns of Jaco and San Ramon, yes pickleball in Costa Rica! I was fortunate to have my dad’s help and expertise for the clinics and to also have my mom and family along for the [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|

Join Me for a Pickleball Clinic

Here's your opportunity to learn from Jennifer Lucore (yours truly), Alex Hamner and Bob Youngren all in the same pickleball clinic. We figured out we are all in town this day and wanted to pass on the learning opportunity to YOU! This is the only clinic planned for 2017 so join me for a pickleball clinic. [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|

What to Pack for a Big Pickleball Tournament

The largest pickleball competition in the world, the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships, is days away.  Almost 1,300 participants will be competing across various age and skill levels in Naples, Florida. The weather looks like from the mid 60s to mid 80s, humidity 55% – 65%, and wind 10 – 17 mph. What to pack [...]

By |April 15th, 2017|