3rd ANNUAL PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT SET TO ATTRACT OVER 500 PLAYERS TO DELRAY BEACH
DELRAY BEACH, FL – The Delray Beach Pickleball Club (DBPC) is excited to announce that Gunther Motor Company will be the title sponsor for the upcoming pickleball tournament being held at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Atlantic Avenue. The family-owned auto company, a Florida fixture since 1970, prides itself on not only meeting the high standards of its loyal customers but, also, its efforts to give back to the community. Vice President Joe Gunther said his family has always looked for meaningful ways to help others. “Our partnership with Gunther Motor Company aligns perfectly with the club’s mission to promote the growth of the sport in addition to being a community service organization,” explained DBPC president, Glenn Kessler. Proceeds from the tournament and other events hosted by the club are used to support local charities including Habitat for Humanity, Gift of Life Marrow Registry and the Miracle League of Palm Beach County.
The four day Delray Beach Gunther Pickleball Classic starts on Thursday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 8 and will include participants from all age and skills levels, including a pro-division featuring the top competitors in the sport. Considered one of the most popular tournaments in the area for its player-friendly experience, this year’s tournament will have over 500 local and national players. competing on 28 courts including center stadium where medal matches will be played. Visitors supporting local hotels, restaurants and shops will have plenty of activities to enjoy on Delray Beach’s popular Atlantic Avenue including the beautiful beaches, lighting of the 100 foot Xmas tree and free outdoor concert, all within walking distance of the Classic. For further information on the Delray Beach Gunther Pickleball Classic, please visit www.dbpickle.com or www.pickleballtournaments.com
Considered one of the fastest growing sports in America, pickleball is a family-friendly raquet sport played with a wiffle ball and composite paddles on a surface half the size of a tennis court. Pickleball is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick fast-paced competitive game for experienced players.
About Delray Beach Pickleball Club
The Delray Beach Pickleball Club was founded in 2016 as a not for profit 501 C tax-exempt organization dedicated to promoting the sport of pickleball and suporting local charities. With its partners, the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Delray Beach, the club has expanded to include free clinics for members, charitable fundraisers and hosting the annual Pickleball Classic. In just over two years, 336 members have joined, making it one of the fastest growing, successful pickleball clubs in the area.
About Gunther Motor Company
Gunther Motor Company is America’s largest volume Volvo and Volkswagen dealer and also sells a large selection of Kia and Mazda vehicles at locations in Delray Beach, Coconut Creek and Ft. Lauderdale, their brand new state of the art facilities. The company offers customers a wide variety of used and new vehicles and its no-hassle, no-pressure approach to car buying and exceptional customer satisfaction has earned the loyalty of countless drivers in South Florida since its founding in 1970. For more information on Gunther Motor Company please visit https://www.gunthervolvo.com/ and https://gunthervwdelray.com/.