The Heart of Tennis

When is a Clay Court a Clay Court?

When is a Clay Court a Clay Court?

As I spent time on the installation of a red ClayTech court in Austin this week I was reminded of a discussion I had with Jose Higueras about red clay courts.  The USTA was deciding on the court system they wanted to install at the National Campus in Orlando and I was pushing HYDROCOURT capped with a 1/4" of European...

Could Things Be Looking Up for Tennis?

Could Things Be Looking Up for Tennis?

Many, many people are now familiar with Jim Collins book Good to Great.  I felt like I observed several of his concepts in bloom for the tennis industry at the USPTA Mid-Atlantic Conference this weekend.  Humble Leaders Who Want What is Best for the Industry: Tennis has lots of interest groups and lots of leaders.  Humility and aligned vision have...

Website (r)Evolution?

Website (r)Evolution?

Today Har-Tru launches what is by my counting the 6th website in company history. It is our first full redesign since 2008 and it has me reflecting on how our website design and construction has evolved. Har-Tru’s first website went live in 1993. I think that’s pretty darn good since this was just a short two years after the first...