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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 ››

Andre Maur, Head Pro at Lifetime Fitness

Andre Maur, Head Squash Coach at Lifetime Fitness, is a 7 Time National Irish Champion, 3 Time US National Champion, US Open Champion 2010, 2006 US Team Copa Captain, Irish International, and US Open Champion, Professional Coach, Promoter and Author. Andre is one of the most highly educated and recognized squash players in the US. Andre has been ranked in the top 70 in the world and top 5 in Germany. He has also managed, coached and played for Ireland, as well as one of the top clubs in Germany. Andre’s qualifications include part … 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 ››

Tournament in Charleston, SC

Dear Squash friends,

Charleston Squash Club are excited to extend this invitation for you to enter this year’s tournament.

Although we are doing the tournament a couple of weeks earlier this year, 28th-30th April, we hope that it will still fit in to your calendar.

Alongside the Invitational this year, we will be showcasing a ‘Cash Prize’, 8 player Pro Invitational event, of which players will be battling for! There should be some very exciting squash! 

Please read the below itinerary for the weekend and also the attached information and … Continue Reading ››