Naples, Florida – August 9, 2022 – The Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships powered by Margaritaville, essentially the most prestigious occasion in pickleball has introduced that each Minto Communities and Margaritaville – the Jimmy Buffett way of life model – have agreed to multi-year extensions to stay because the occasion’s title and “powered by” sponsors respectively.
“We’re thrilled to proceed our partnership with each Minto and Margaritaville by way of these multi-year extensions,” mentioned Terri Graham, co-founder of the US OPEN. “Minto has been with us since our first occasion in 2016 and their help has helped us set up the US OPEN as essentially the most prestigious occasion within the sport. As pickleball turns into an much more vital a part of their enterprise we all know this can solely develop. The help of Margaritaville is an ideal slot in serving to the US OPEN stay the Largest Pickleball Celebration within the World.”
“Entry to pickleball courts has turn out to be an vital amenity when homebuyers select their communities,” mentioned William Bullock, Minto’s Latitude Margaritaville division president. “Our Minto master-planned communities and Latitude Margaritaville 55+ communities supply entry to high-quality, lighted pickleball courts so it’s becoming to accomplice with the premier pickleball occasion on this planet. The expansion of the US OPEN is nice for pickleball, and what’s good for pickleball is nice for the residents of our communities.”
“After we heard that the US OPEN was the Largest Pickleball Half within the World we needed to see it for ourselves and once we did, we knew it was an awesome match for our model and we knew we might assist make their large get together even larger,” mentioned Tamara Baldanza-Dekker, Chief Advertising Officer, Margaritaville. “We’re excited to proceed our help and hold this get together going.”
The 2023 US OPEN is scheduled for April 15-22 at “The Pickleball Capital of the World” – East Naples Group Park, in Naples, Fla. the most important everlasting pickleball facility on this planet with 64 courts. Greater than 100 of the highest ranked professionals, plus almost 3,000 pickleball gamers from each state, greater than 30 nations and ranging in age from 8 to 87 will compete for greater than $100,000 in prize cash.
Minto Communities and Margaritaville are amongst greater than 20 sponsors and 20 distributors slated to be part of the 2023 match together with; Skechers, Dick’s Sporting Items, Zing Zang, Franklin, PaddleTek, Gamma, Pickleball Central and extra.
The 2021 Pickleball Match of the Yr as chosen by Racquet Sports activities Trade Journal, is an financial growth for Collier County, Fla. because it resulted in an financial affect of $10.64 million in 2022. A file 35,000 followers and gamers attended the 2022 US OPEN, greater than double the variety of attendees in 2019 (the final occasion not impacted by COVID-19).