PBX Pickleball, an organization that unites retired professional athletes with the pickleball community, has announced its upcoming PBX Pro-Am and Tour Exhibition event at the Naples Pickleball Center (3500 Thomasson Drive, Naples, Florida) on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, 10.
Hall Of Famers And Gold Medal Winners
During the PBX Pro-Am, participants will have the opportunity to play pickleball alongside and against retired professional athletes, known as PBX Pros.
This impressive roster includes NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry, 4x World Series Champion Tino Martínez, 7x MLB All-Star Matt Holliday, 3x Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Brooke Bennett, 2x MLB All-Star Brad Penny, as well as retired NHL players Michael Del Zotto and Mike Hartman.
Please note that this roster is subject to change.
Limited To 30 Registrations
This exclusive event will be limited to a total of 30 registrations.
A single spot is priced at $500, which covers participation in the PBX Pro-Am (either on Saturday or Sunday), a VIP ticket for the Saturday evening dinner with the PBX Pros, VIP access to view the PBX Exhibition matches, a private Q&A session, exclusive PBX merchandise, as well as photo and autograph opportunities.
Guest tickets for the Saturday evening dinner can be added for $150 per person.
To register for the PBX Pro-Am, please visit pbxpickleball.com/naples2023.
“You’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with former professional athletes as you compete with and against us.
Then we’ll dine together and spend time socializing. I look forward to seeing you at our December 9 to 10 event in Naples, Florida. You’d better bring your A-game!”
The PBX Exhibition will also offer a preview of what fans can expect during the 2024 PBX Tour, where athletes from various sports will compete in pickleball matches.
PBX Pickleball, which was established in June, successfully launched its Pro-Am experience with a sold-out event in Arizona. Additionally, the organization hosted three PBX Training Camps, featuring many of the 100+ retired athletes who have joined the PBX roster.
PBX Pickleball will continue to expand its events nationwide, encompassing the PBX Tour, PBX Pro-Ams, PBX Dream Weekends, and PBX Corporate Experiences.
The organization has also collaborated with Parity to reach women athletes across 70+ sports.
About PBX Pickleball
PBX Pickleball prides itself on creating memorable experiences by uniting well-known retired professional athletes with amateur pickleball players and fans.
Established in 2023, PBX Pickleball offers four distinct experiences: the PBX Tour, PBX Pro-Ams, PBX Dream Weekends, and PBX Corporate Experiences.
The company operates under The Sports Facilities Companies (SFC), a prominent resource for the management and development of sports, recreation, wellness, and events facilities in the nation.
About Sports Facilities Companies
Sports Facilities Companies (SFC) stand as the nation’s leading resources for the management and development of sports, recreation, wellness, and events facilities.
Offering comprehensive services to community leaders and developers, SFC covers a wide range of sports and recreation needs, from sports tourism and recreation master planning to program planning and feasibility, all the way through to professional facility management services.
With over 45 managed venues and a team of over 2000 members represented by the SF Network, SFC welcomes over 25 million guest visits annually, generating over $300 million in economic impact. To learn more, please visit sportsfacilities.com and thesfnetwork.com.
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