Category Archives: Doubles

The PDC Cup 2017

Dear Squash Players and Supporters, The Piedmont Driving Club is excited to host, for the sixth consecutive season, a Pro Men’s Doubles event with a $40,000 Squash Doubles Association Professional Draw. The PDC Cup is now the largest tournament on tour. It will be held from Thursday, November 9th through Saturday, November 11th, 2017. We hope you will participate in the weekend as a player or spectator. This event is one of the many highlights of Piedmont Driving Club's squash program and promises many exciting matches, bringing the top 24 ranked players in the world to … Continue Reading ››

A+ Cup on May 4-5, 2017

  Please join South Eastern Squash Racquets Association in promoting the efforts of Telvin Debnam and the Board and Volunteers of A+ Squash for their Second A+ Cup. This event will be held at the Piedmont Driving Club the weekend of May 4-6, 2017. This event is a "must attend" for anyone interested in advancing the grassroots of squash and spreading its message to encourage and engage Atlanta's youth. A+ needs you to show your support. Please visit the A+ website here to learn more about A+ and see below for more information about the tournament. Sign up … Continue Reading ››

2017 PDC Invitational

The 15th Piedmont Driving Club Singles and Doubles Squash Invitational Tournament was held on March 16 and 17th, 2017. The tournament was well organized and ran very smoothly, thanks to the efforts of the PDC staff and their Head Squash Pro, Ahmed Hamza. Play comprised both singles and doubles, a treat for many competitors, as the Driving Club hosts the only doubles courts in the state of Georgia and region. Double players ranged from novices to those who have travelled the pro circuit honing their skills. As seems to be the case in … Continue Reading ››

My First Hardball Doubles Experience

by Alex Rankin In this most recent 2017 Piedmont Driving Club (PDC) squash tournament, my friend Erik and I decided to take part in the hardball doubles draw. Although I have been playing squash for six years, I have never played a hardball doubles match, and Erik hasn’t either. To have some experience before the tournament, we decided to have a hardball doubles squash lesson with Ahmed Hamza, the PDC pro. Even in an one-hour lesson, Ahmed was able to prepare us well for the tournament. He taught us a simple, yet effective game-plan, which was to get the … Continue Reading ››

National District Three Player Team Championships

From Peter Heffernan:
"I am writing to ask your support for a new event, proposed by David Keating, which is a national district three player team event. The goal is to create a similar event to Howe Cup, but with a smaller number of players on a team. We will offer 6 divisions of play 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 and Open. We would like to have entries from across the country and why you are receiving this message from me today. Please see the link here to the tournament page. As we have two doubles courts, we are planning to … Continue Reading ››