Largest Prize Pool in Pickleball

We are weeks away from the 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, and again this tournament will offer the largest prize pool to date for the sport of pickleball. Last year they were the largest and this year they’ve increased the prize pool. Pickleball history in the making! USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) states, “there will [...]

2019-10-18T20:59:10-07:00October 18th, 2019|

Wish Barney McCallum a Happy Birthday

Did you know that there is just ONE living founder of pickleball and soon he will be 93 years old? Yes, it’s Barney McCallum of Seattle, Washington. Wish him a happy birthday and share your pickleball history, story and gratitude with him. He loves hearing from players around the world and their story of why [...]

2019-07-17T07:25:48-07:00July 16th, 2019|

Raving Review of The History of Pickleball

At the 2018 USA Pickleball National Championships, I met Chris Koentges, an ESPN writer and more, who was there researching pickleball. Of course, we joyfully talked about the history of pickleball and Chris got an autographed copy of my book. Enjoy his insight here: Self-published histories of obscure sports tend to fall into one of [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:51-07:00February 15th, 2019|

7 New Year’s Resolutions for your Pickleball Life

It’s that time of the year - New Year Resolutions for your pickleball life. 2018 was an eventful year in the pickleball world, and there's no reason to think that 2019 will be any different. Pickleball continues to grow at an “overhead” pace as many of you find out when registering for tournaments or just [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:52-07:00January 3rd, 2019|

Defeating Diabetes by Dinking with Pickleball

Updated: 1/6/2019 | January 6, 2019 With over 4 million people playing pickleball in the US, we know many of those players are professionals in their respective fields. One of those experts in the healthcare field is my friend, Ernie Medina Jr., who has a long list of credentials; one is Assistant Professor, Center for Lifestyle [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:52-07:00December 28th, 2018|

Christmas Decorations with Pickleballs

Updated: 12/21/2018 | December 21, 2018 I'm assuming your home is decorated and you're finishing up those holiday gifts and crafts. Well, in case you are running behind and need some ideas or want a peek into some creative ideas from players and clubs like Colorado Pickleball Club, Wickenburg Parks and Recreation, Sun City Texas Pickleball Club, [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:52-07:00December 15th, 2018|