HEAD Penn grassroots partnership
August 15, 2016
Phoenix, AZ — HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce that they have partnered with Greater Midland Tennis Center in a new grassroots initiative to help grow the game of tennis in local communities. The partnership names HEAD as the official brand and Penn as the official ball of the facility.
“The Greater Midland Tennis Center is known throughout the tennis world as the gold standard of public facilities. They host exceptional events, develop innovative grow the game initiatives and support their tennis community in a way that others envy and try to emulate. They truly offer the complete package and we couldn’t be prouder to be working with them every step of the way today and for the future,” said Greg Mason, President of HEAD Penn Racquet Sports.
Located in one of the USTA’s Best Tennis Towns in the US, Midland, Michigan, the Greater Midland Tennis Center is a community staple. With 40 clay and hard courts on thirteen naturally wooded acres, this 140,000 square foot facility is the largest tennis center in the Midwest. Greater Midland Tennis Center has 3,200 members ranging from age 3 to age 90. They host 23 tournaments annually and is currently the location of the Dow Corning Tennis Classic, a USTA Pro Circuit event.
“Greater Midland Tennis Center could not be more excited about our new partnership with Head Penn Racquet Sports,” said Scott Mitchell, Executive Director of Greater Midland Tennis Center. “To have the exclusive support of a company like Head Penn will do so much for our adult and junior programs, staff, member play, our tournaments and so much more. They have amazing equipment, racquets, accessories and tennis balls. We are thrilled to see what the future holds for both parties and look to continue this partnership for many more years to come.”
ABOUT HEAD TENNIS
HEAD TENNIS, a part of HEAD BV, is a global provider and marketer of premium branded tennis apparel, footwear, balls and equipment for athletes of all competitive levels. Since its launch in the late 1960s, when HEAD founder Howard Head first introduced the aluminum tennis racquet, the division’s key products have attained leading market positions based on sales and reputation. Many of today´s top ATP and WTA players, including Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Richard Gasquet, Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, and Sloane Stephens are part of the HEAD Tennis family. For more information, please visit: head.com/tennis.