“If we build them, they will come”…… Taylor Bowen, President Region VII on how Chapel Hill could be a model for future APTA outreach

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Source: Platform Tennis Magazine, Vol. 8, Issue 4, February, 2007

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has two new platform tennis courts. Sure, congratulations are probably in order but does the installation of two new courts merit full-spread coverage in PTM?

Well, yes. You see, these particular courts are different. First of all, they are in the South — not exactly in the paddle mainstream.

But what really sets these courts apart is that they were partially funded by the APTA in its grass roots efforts to grow the game. [enlarge image to read Bowen's full report]