Next season’s dates and other things…..

Folks,  Now that the desert season is winding down, we’ve got to start planning for the 2018-2019 season, just six short months way. So, our Tennis/Pickleball Director asked for the pickleball events we’d like to feature in the Club’s official calendar, beginning in November. Here’s the special events offered and dates accepted today for the 2018-19 calendar:


Saturday, 11/10: “Welcome Back” Opening Round-Robin Tournament & Brunch                                                 (followed by seats at the Nationals Pro Gold Medal matches at the                                                     Tennis Gardens?)

Saturday, 11/17: Inter-Club Round-Robin Match


Saturday, 12/1:  Inter-Club Round-Robin Match

Saturday, 12/15: Inter-Club Round-Robin Match


Thursday, 1/10: Bogies & Faults (as a companion to this regular tennis event, we’ll play                                  pickleball round-robin matches in the morning and then 9 holes of golf                                        in  the afternoon)

Saturday, 1/19:  Inter-Club Round-Robin Match


Sunday, 2/3: Super Bowl Challenge & Brunch ( one round of competing Super-Bowl-                                  Team play and another round-robin matches- to heal the bruised egos-                                  followed by a JKs brunch, all before the Big Game)

Saturday, 2/16: Inter-Club Round-Robin Match

Saturday, 2/23: USA vs. Canada International Tournament ( It’s done in golf, so why not                                 pickle – one round of team play and another of round-robin matches to                                 heal the wounds of war- followed by a JKs brunch, for those still talking).


Saturday, 3/2: Pickleball Pro Doubles Exhibition  

Saturday, 3/23: Inter-Club Round-Robin Match

Saturday, 3/30: Inter-Club Round-Robin Match


Saturday, 4/6: Member-Guest Tournament

Friday, 4/12: “See Ya” Closing Round-Robin tournament & Social (either on Palmer Patio                            or someone’s home)