DALLAS, Could 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Invited, the World Chief in Personal Golf equipment®, introduced that Jonathan Fralick has been named Nationwide Director of Racquet Sports activities. On this function, Fralick will oversee all racquet sport operations throughout Invited’s portfolio of 200 owned or operated golf and nation golf equipment, metropolis golf equipment, and stadium golf equipment. Previously ClubCorp, Invited’s life-style hospitality model was based in 1957 on the traditions and values of acceptance with a lately launched new identify and model that conveys the aspiration and enchantment to match the life-style and hospitality service that the corporate and its members and friends have turn into accustomed to.
“With greater than 800 tennis courts and greater than 300 pickleball courts, we’re the biggest operator of racquet sport amenities within the business,” mentioned Invited CEO David Pillsbury. “Our members have embraced racquet sports activities and the rising curiosity in pickleball to carry folks collectively whereas having fun with a enjoyable and difficult new exercise. Jonathan has a confirmed historical past as an business chief together with his progressive strategy to programing, enterprise design and facility administration that may assist us take our racquet sports activities to new heights.”
Along with saying Fralick’s rent, Invited has established partnerships with Dynamic Common Pickleball Score (DUPR) and agreed to host 9 Skilled Pickleball Affiliation (PPA) occasions at Invited amenities in Austin, Dallas, Atlanta and Palm Springs. The DUPR is essentially the most correct and solely international ranking system in Pickleball. All gamers, no matter their age, gender, location, or ability, are rated on the identical scale between 2.000-8.000 primarily based on their match outcomes which ranges the taking part in subject on the amatuer stage.
The PPA tour consists of the highest professionals battling it out for the biggest purses in pickleball. Moreover, they welcome all ability ranges to return to play at tournaments to Play The place the Professionals Play. The 2022 PPA schedule has twenty tournaments nationwide.
Invited will host 4 official PPA occasions with the primary occasion already held at The Hills Nation Membership on March 22 and offered greater than 4 million impressions by way of social and digital channels and included 1,000 members and greater than 7,500 spectators.
PPA occasions at Invited Golf equipment embrace –
- The Hills Nation Membership (Austin, TX), March 2022
- The Golf equipment of Peachtree Metropolis (Atlanta, GA), September 2022
- Mission Hills Nation Membership (Rancho Mirage, CA), January 2023
- Brookhaven Nation Membership (Dallas, TX), 2023
Fralick joined Invited as Director of Racquet Sports activities in June 2021 previous to his promotion. As Director of Racquet Sports activities, Jonathan developed First Serve, a complete junior pathway to make sure group, participant improvement and member enjoyment with clear targets and confirmed developmental success. He additionally created the Proper Begin program for entry-level adults interested by studying or returning to tennis and pickleball, efficiently constructing a neighborhood of gamers who be taught and develop collectively in a social setting.
“I couldn’t be extra excited concerning the street forward for racquet sports activities at Invited,” Fralick mentioned. “We’ve got an unimaginable hand to play relating to leveraging our unmatched platform to develop member engagement and our neighborhood of passionate racquet sports activities members.”
In his expanded function with Invited, Fralick will oversee racquet sport operations throughout almost 1,000 mixed tennis and pickleball courts utilized by near 100,000 Invited racquet members. Moreover, Fralick can have final oversight for over 5,000 racquet occasions throughout the Invited community, together with newly added PPA Professional Pickleball Occasions, the ClubLife Girls’s Nationwide Event, the NCAA Solar Belt Tennis Championship, the USTA Males’s 50 & 55 Nationwide Championship, the USTA Husband and Spouse Nationwide Championship, and several other different regional occasions.