Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Recap

The 13th annual National Championship event took place from November 5-13 at the storied Indian Wells Tennis Garden Indian Wells, CA (November 22, 2022)  – USA Pickleball, the National Governing Body for the sport of pickleball, hosted the 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships at Indian Wells Tennis Garden (IWTG) from November 5-13. The Championship…

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2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships: Daily Updates

Final Sunday Notebook & Recap BY MELISSA ZHANG 11/13/2022 Top 10 Moments from the 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships: Today marked the final day of competition for the 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships! This year’s event welcomed 2,291 players in total including both Pros and amateurs, 4,158 total matches, 102 USA Pickleball certified…

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CNN: Pickleball, virtual golf, skydiving, craft beer: How malls are luring shoppers

Pickleball, virtual golf, skydiving, craft beer: How malls are luring shoppers – As reported by Parija Kavilanz for CNN Business. As Covid restrictions ease, expect to see more malls morph into family entertainment destinations where shopping may not even be what draws shoppers in. CNN spoke to Tanger Outlets CEO, Stephen Yalof about some of…

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New National Championship Series Announced

Four major tournaments announced leading up to the 2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships SURPRISE, AZ. – May 5, 2021 – USA Pickleball is excited to announce the USA Pickleball National Championships Series. For 2021, the Series launches with 4 major pro and amateur National Qualifier events leading to the sport’s biggest and most prestigious event, the…

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2020 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Will Not Happen

  2020 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Will Not Happen due to on-going concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic 2021 USA Pickleball National Championships dates are set for November 6-13, 2021   In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has resulted in the cancellation of events throughout the state of California and beyond over the past…

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Players to Watch – Wes Gabrielsen

Tennis has often been the conduit of play for many elite pickleball players and such is the case with Wes Gabrielsen. Growing up in Salem, Oregon, Gabrielsen was a standout player as a member of the men’s varsity tennis team at Linfield College, a Division III program located in McMinnville, Oregon where he now resides….

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Players to Watch – Tyson McGuffin

As a top-ranked Pickleball player in the world, SelkirkPro Tyson McGuffin, 29, is currently one of Professional Pickleball’s most accomplished and recognizable players. Not only is he a four-time Grand Slam Gold Medalist in Men’s Open Singles and 4x National Champion, but he also recently won his first Grand Slam in Men’s Open Doubles at the 2018…

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Players to Watch – Tyler Loong

The sport of pickleball is often affectionately called “mini tennis.” That comparative moniker caught the attention of Tyler Loong. A highly competitive junior tennis player, Tyler eventually wound up on the campus of Brigham Young University, a talented player good enough to compete at the Division 1 level for the Cougars. Along the way, he…

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Players to Watch – Simone Jardim

She is one of the most recognizable names in the world of pickleball and like most of pickleball’s elite players, Simone Jardim’s ascent in the sport began on the tennis courts. Jardim moved to the United States at the age of 18 and quickly made a name for herself in the sport of tennis. She spent…

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Players to Watch – Scott Moore

Widely regarded as the #1 male senior player in the world, Scott Moore continues to dominate on the pickleball court. At the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, Scott walked away with four gold medals making the Texas native a 20-time gold medal winner at the sport’s premier event. From 2015-2017, Scott won 12 straight…

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