Closing Your Clay Courts for the Winter

Closing Your Clay Courts for the Winter

Closing courts down for the winter is an annual procedure for some 60% of the US and all of Canada. Often it happens after members have switched to indoor play and after many pros and maintenance personnel have departed for the season, so it doesn’t always get the attention it probably should. But closing courts down properly will make it...

Drought in Florida, Drenching Rains in the East, Searing Heat Out West ... What’s a clay court owner to do?!

Drought in Florida, Drenching Rains in the East, Searing Heat Out West ... What’s a clay court owner to do?!

As vastly different types of weather rake the United States here are our TOP 3 lists for each of these conditions. Drought Calcium & Magnesium Chloride – Add 1 bag per side per week.  Cast it out with a shovel or a (plastic) broadcast spreader.  Apply the day before your busiest play days. Use an Aussie Clean Sweep – Brushing...

The “Election” – Professional Tennis Players Are Sending the Wrong Message

The “Election” – Professional Tennis Players Are Sending the Wrong Message

This blog is NOT about politics. I am referring to the US Open election.  What?!  Didn’t you know there was an election going on in tennis?  It is in the headlines pretty much every day right now.  It’s the US Open player election (or is it a sweepstakes) - who will play, and who’s out - leaving fans, the media,...

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