First Pickleball Tour!

Spring 2020

US Midwest / Southern Series is expanding WEST!

The US Midwest / Southern Series is proud to announce that we are expanding West! The SoCal Classic has been added as a stop on our 2020 tour! Check it out!

Posted by US Midwest / Southern Series on Tuesday, October 1, 2019

A “Series” of eleven tournaments for professionals and amateurs with the Season Ending Championships in Punta Gorda, Florida

ABOUT THE APP TOUR

Debuts Spring 2020

Eight month prize money tour for professionals & amateurs

The company, United Pickleball Management, serves as the chief operating organization which governs the individual tournaments associated within The APP Tour. The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) also has an Advisory Committee setup to assist UPM, and handlings of the Tour. The APP Tour runs from March to late October throughout the United States.

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The “Association of Pickleball Professionals” Advisory Committee will serve as a committee for the APP Tour! The founder of the APP is Ken Herrmann. Rick Witsken and Altaf Merchant will serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Other members of the APP include Rob Davidson, Melissa McCurley, Joey Farias, Scott Moore, Steve Kennedy, Zane Navratil, Stephanie Lane, Leigh Waters, Byron Freso, and Irina Tereschenko!

REGISTRATION OPENS ON OCTOBER 15, 2019

* Registration / Invitations for the APP Masters will open on September 8th after the Milwaukee Open.

EVENTS SCHEDULE

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HILTON HEAD PICKLEBALL OPEN
March 19, 2020 – March 22, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Owensboro Pickleball Logo

OWENSBORO PICKLEBALL OPEN
May 8, 2020 – May 10, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Atlanta Pickleball Logo

ATLANTA PICKLEBALL OPEN
May 29, 2020 – May 31, 2020
Prize Money: $65K

Cincinnati Pickleball Open Logo

CINCINNATI PICKLEBALL OPEN
June 4, 2020 – June 7, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Socal Pickleball Logo

SOCAL CLASSIC PICKLEBALL OPEN
June 25, 2020 – June 28, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Chicago Pickleball Open Logo

CHICAGO PICKLEBALL OPEN
July 23, 2020 – July 26, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Indianapolis Pickleball Open Logo

INDIANAPOLIS PICKLEBALL OPEN
August 7, 2020 – August 9, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Milwaukee Pickleball Open Logo

MILWAUKEE PICKLEBALL OPEN
September 3, 2020 – September 7, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Las Vegas Pickleball Logo

LAS VEGAS PICKLEBALL OPEN
September 22, 2020 – September 26, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Nashville Pickleball Open Logo

NASHVILLE PICKLEBALL OPEN
October 8, 2020 – October 11, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

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APP MASTERS @ PUNTA GORDA
October 21, 2020 – October 25, 2020
Prize Money: $40K

UPM PICKLEBALL VIDEOS

DON’T MISS OUT!

Check out our new weekly show called ‘The Tour’, featuring discussions about the first ever pickleball tour – The APP Tour!

Wednesdays 7pm CT / 8pm ET (LINK)

 

What an amazing premier episode of our new show ‘The Tour’ with Dominic PB Catalano and our special guests Melissa McCurley and Sarah Ansboury!! We talked all about The APP Tour (formerly the US Midwest/Southern Series) and their brand new kick off location Hilton Head Island!

Posted by Live with Lauren on Sunday, October 27, 2019

“Welcome Hilton Head Open”

Live with Lauren ‘The Tour’ Episode 1
10/27/19

The Tour Episode 2!! Another new stop is coming to The APP Tour

Tonight we were joined by Grant Garcia and Ref Extroidinaire Byron Freso to talk all about Viva Las Vegas!! So excited for another stop on this tour and it just keeps getting better!! Make sure and check out Dominic PB Catalano and myself getting all the info!! And we’ll see you next week LIVE FROM NATIONALS!! We can’t wait!!

Posted by Live with Lauren on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

“Welcome Las Vegas Open”

Live with Lauren ‘The Tour’ Episode 2
10/30/19

 

US Midwest / Southern Series! If you have already seen it, please share it with your friends! We want to make sure the word gets around to as many people as possible, we want everyone to be able to experience this spectacular series. If you have any questions, please feel free to message us! Our admins are generally very quick to respond!

Posted by US Midwest / Southern Series on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

 

The US Midwest/Southern Series welcomes The Atlanta Open to the tour.

Posted by Ken Herrmann on Friday, October 18, 2019

 

Part 1 of our in depth look at the US Midwest/Southern Series with the founder and creator Ken Herrmann!! First time guest live in the studio and he brought me a present!!! Watch to find out what it was!!:)

Posted by Live with Lauren on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

 

Part 2 of our Hot Take covering anything and everything about the US Midwest/Southern Series and the big announcement was they’re heading to Atlanta!!! Big shout out to Rick Witsken and Chad Cromwell for coming on along with the man Ken Herrmann!!

Posted by Live with Lauren on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Chicago Pickleball Open Day 1
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 2
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 3
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 4
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 5

UPM MANAGEMENT

Ken Herrmann (Creative Founder)

Dana Joseph

Rick Witsken

Bridget Witsken

SPONSORS / PARTNERS

Sponsorship information is available for The APP Tour.

For initial inquiries on becoming a sponsor, please email us at:

info@unitedpickleballmanagement.com

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