Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

Boca West Country Club Hosting Inaugural USAPA Pickleball Tournament October 5-7, with play open to public

Boca West Country Club is hosting its inaugural “Engage Pickleball” tournament Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. The event is open for play to the general public.

Competitive pickleball players from around the state and the nation have registered and will gather at Boca West over the weekend, competing for $5,000 in prize money in the USA Pickleball Association sanctioned tournament.

The event will kick off on Friday, October 5 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. with a social and exhibition. Saturday will feature a clinic for Boca West members from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. followed by a Men’s and Women’s Doubles Tournament starting at 11 a.m.  Sunday, October 7 will feature a Mixed Doubles tournament at 11 a.m. More info can be found here.

“We are excited to partner with Engage Pickleball and we are proud to host some of the nation’s the top players at Boca West,” said Matthew Linderman, CCM, President, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at Boca West.

“We have seen an increased interest in pickleball and now we have eight pickleball courts at Boca West to accommodate the demand,” said John Joyce, Director of Tennis at Boca West Country Club.

Boca West Country Club is a recipient of USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. Boca West is recognized in the Private Facilities category.

Boca West Country Club has a top-tier tennis facility, including a stadium court with seating for 325. The Tennis Center offers instruction, tennis clinics, private lessons, and access for members to it’s USPTA certified staff. Designed to improve endurance and to provide members with the opportunity to develop an all-court game, the tennis center features 29 Hydro Courts, three courts designed and lit for night play, one U.S. Open cushion court (dual purpose tennis hardcourt and four pickleball courts), and four dedicated pickleball courts.

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