Inaugural World Pickleball Open Registration Opens – Port St. Lucie, Florida, December 12-15, 2019

Registration is open for the inaugural World Pickleball Open (WPO) hosted by Kolter Homes, a leader in developing next-generation, master-planned active adult communities in the Southeastern U.S. The event will be held December 12-15, 2019 at Kolter’s PGA Village Verano Pickleball Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. With 26 pickleball courts

Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida

Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida   About Us The Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida, based out of East Naples Community Park is the premiere training academy for pickleball lessons and activities of all ages and skill levels. From beginner to advanced clinics, to private and semi-private lessons; including destination camps, team building programs

A Pickleball feast – The Villages, Florida

By Michael Salerno, Daily Sun Senior Writer Bob Jordan, right, of the Village of Pennecamp, has some crackers along with Roy Lepire, second from left, of the Village of Hemingway, as Rose Jordan, second from right, Brenda Stoebel, center, of the Village of Pennecamp, and Don Kudner, left, of the Village

More Pickleball courts, stadium coming to East Naples, Florida, Community Park

Emma Dill, Naples Daily News What is pickleball? Find out what it is. Oscar Santiago Torres, oscar.santiago-torres@naplesnews.com East Naples Community Park is set to receive $23.4 million in upgrades, including more pickleball courts, a welcome center and a 3,500-seat championship stadium. The park, which has become a pickleball mecca in recent years, has hosted

Longboat Key, Florida, courts pickleball expansion

STEVE REIDsreid@lbknews.com The Town of Longboat Key appears on the cusp of furthering its pickle ball offerings. At a May 20 Workshop, the Town Commission will hear a report and feasibility study showing that for about $100,000 four pickleball courts can be built at the Public Tennis Center property. Last year, the Longboat Key

Diane Phillips: Honestly, I’m All In A Pickle

As of Friday, June 14, 2019 Diane Phillips It’s possible that I slept through the last decade but highly unlikely so how else do I account for the fact that until Friday I never heard of the world’s fastest growing sport? Wonder if you have. It’s called pickleball. Not a very auspicious name

Punta Gorda, FL, Pickleball problem: Fence is wrong size

By DANIEL SUTPHIN Staff Writer May 30, 2019 Contracted workers for the city of Punta Gorda, pictured May 20, wait to get started building a sound-abatement fence at the eight pickleball courts at Gilchrist Park along West Retta Esplanade. Punta Gorda can’t seem to get a win when it comes to pickleball