Series to help grow the local game, says Johnson

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  • Kristen Johnson, of the Court House Squash & Wellness, will be in action at the Platinum Group Ltd Squash Series next month

    Kristen Johnson, of the Court House Squash & Wellness, will be in action at the Platinum Group Ltd Squash Series next month


Court House Squash & Wellness have team up with the Platinum Group Ltd for the second annual Squash Series.

The Platinum Group Ltd Squash Series will run from March 5 to 8 and is set to be an action-packed week of squash activities. There will be free coaching sessions for beginner to advanced players, a handicap tournament of 16 teams, a junior open and a pro exhibition game.

Former Court House squash coaches Colin Whitney, 2009-2010, and Colin White, 2010-2012, will be visiting the island to take part in the tournament, which will also include Kristen Johnson, the Court House squash coach, and Patrick Foster, the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association director of Squash,

“I am very happy to continue to grow our annual Squash Series event,” Johnson said. “We are building on last year’s tournament success by making the 2018 event more dynamic and exciting. There really is something for every player, age group and ability during the week.

“Whether it is learning through our free sessions or battling it out in our Team Tournament, The Platinum Group Ltd. Squash Series has it all.”

The free clinics will run daily throughout the week at the Victoria Street venue, one of two fitness club locations, and will prepare youngsters for the Junior Squash Open and adults for the Team Tournament.

Eight boys and eight girls will have the opportunity to compete in the Junior Squash Open for prizes, with the runners-up receiving free squash lessons.

The Team Tournament will comprise of 16 teams of three players competing for top ranks in the handicap league. The last night of the series will be a high point with a four-player final of elite players.

For more details e-mail Johnson at kjohnson@courthouse.bm or call 292 8357.

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Published Feb 15, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Feb 14, 2018 at 8:41 pm)

Series to help grow the local game, says Johnson

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