USTA JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Saturday, October 8th - Sunday, October 9th
L6 Boys and Girls 12U, and 16U, Singles and Doubles
ATP PRO CIRCUIT MEN'S $50,000 PRO TENNIS CHALLENGER
Saturday, October 29th - Sunday, November 6th
Boar’s Head will once again play host to some of the world’s finest young tennis players when the USTA Men’s Pro Circuit tour returns. The $50,000 Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger will take place from October 29 through November 2. And, thanks to the generosity of the tournament’s sponsors, all of the action will be FREE and open to the public. The tournament will benefit Special Olympics Virginia. Sponsorship and Volunteer opportunities are available. Please contact our Tournament Director for details.
Contact Ron Manilla at 434.972.6005 or
Ron_Manilla@boarsheadinn.com for more information.
WORLD SQUASH FEDERATION AWARDS 2018 WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS TO USA
McArthur Squash Center at Boar’s Head Sports Club
July 29-August 4, 2018
The 2018 World Squash Federation World Masters Squash Championships—which attracts more competitors than any other event n World Squash—will take place in Charlottesville, Virginia following the World Squash Federation’s decision to stage the biennial event in USA.
The 15th edition of the championships—but the first to be held in the USA—will feature men’s and women’s events in categories ranging from Over-35 to Over-80, and will take place at the McArthur Squash Center at the Boar's Head Sports Club in Charlottesville from July 29 – August 4, 2018, under the auspices of US Squash.
“On behalf of everyone at Boar’s Head, we are delighted to serve as the host for the 2018 World Masters and truly grateful for the confidence the World Squash Federation has placed in us,” said Matt Harris, Boar’s Head General Manager.
Boar’s Head is one hour west of the Virginia state capital of Richmond and only two hours south of the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. Boar’s Head lies at the foot of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and is in close proximity to Monticello and the University of Virginia’s Academical Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, museums, local shops, numerous restaurants, breweries and wineries.
James Neiderer, Club Manager for the Boar’s Head Sports Club, added: “Our team will work diligently to ensure that the competitors and their guests have an enjoyable and memorable experience during their time in Charlottesville. Hosting this prestigious event is a significant step in recognizing the already accomplished growth story of squash here in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic. And, it rewards a community of people who have the leadership and ambition to further the growth of the sport of squash in our region.”
Mark Allen, Director of Squash, McArthur Squash Center at Boar's Head Sports Club, said: “Personally, I'm also looking forward to welcoming so many squash playing friends from around the world, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and other parts of the United States, to Charlottesville.”
The 14th edition of the biennial WSF World Masters will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 24-30 of this year.