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Har-Tru Sports Coatings: Small batch testing to official tournament surface

Har-Tru Sports Coatings: Small batch testing to official tournament surface

For nearly 90 years, Har-Tru has been synonymous with clay court tennis. Three years ago, the company quietly began making in-roads into the hard court market. In Spring of 2018, a group of contractors met with officials from Har-Tru to test a small-batch production of a new acrylic surface – Har-Tru Sports Coatings. The group discussed yield, pigments, weather, labor,...

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...

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