USPTA announces agreement with Har-Tru

May 8, 2017

HOUSTON – The United States Professional Tennis Association announced today it will enter into a three-year agreement with Har-Tru, the leader in clay tennis courts, court equipment and accessories. Under the terms of agreement, Har-Tru will become the official provider of teaching carts, ball mowers and ball baskets of the association.

As an official endorsee of the USPTA, Har-Tru will offer special rates for USPTA members when shopping on for Har-Tru’s website for qualified products. In addition, members who are enrolled in the Retirement Gold+ program can earn contributions to their retirement accounts with a qualified Har-Tru purchase.

“I am extremely excited to get our innovative and durable line of teaching carts, ball mowers and baskets in the hands of USPTA Professionals,” said Pat Hanssen, President of Har-Tru. “These are hard-working, passionate individuals who are dedicated to the sport of tennis and to helping others learn and enjoy it. I am confident that our products can help them in that endeavor and I know in turn USPTA Professionals will help us grow our business and improve our product offering.”

Founded in 1931, Har-Tru has grown into the world’s premier manufacturer of tennis court surfaces, equipment, accessories and supplies.

“Pat Hanssen has personally been a big supporter of the USPTA for many years. Now, to have the Har-Tru brand as an endorsee just extends his commitment to our membership on a grander scale,” said John Embree, USPTA CEO. “Har-Tru joins a growing list of category leaders in the marketplace who have become affiliated with our association.”


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