MAMARONECK, N.Y. The Pro Squash Tour returns to Westchester County in early December when the Pro Squash Cup will be hosted by the Westchester Squash Club in Mamaroneck.
Australian No.1 David Palmer headlines the international draw for the event that will run from Dec. 1-4. Palmer made his PST debut this month in Cleveland, Ohio and won the Cleveland Classic over Irish champion John Rooney. Palmer, a two-time PSA World Champion, will take on fans in a special Beat the Pro session on Saturday, Dec. 3.
Also registered to compete is current PST points leader Mohamed El Sherbini, who has already won the San Diego Open and Bobcat Classic tournaments this season in California and Maine. Before turning pro, Sherbini was Egypt's No.1 ranked junior player. He was PST's top recruit last season and is enjoying playing in the U.S.-based tour.
TG Raubenheimer of South Africa, who resides in Pelham and recently took the Head Pro position at the Westchester Squash Club in Mamaroneck, is ranked No.15 on the Pro Squash Tour and will also be a top seed. He is joined by fellow Westchester Squash teaching pros Lester Brown (Canada) and Louis Ragout (England).
The sport of squash is 150 years old and currently played by more than 20 million people in 185 countries, including 885,000 in the U.S. The sports have grown in the U.S. in recent years. The United States based Pro Squash Tour was founded in 2009 and has quickly become the world's most popular squash tour. The season begins in August and runs through May.
The Westchester Squash Club is located at 628 Fayette Ave. in Mamaroneck.
For tickets and information, visit www.ProSquashTour.net. To register for Beat the Pro, call Westchester Squash at 914-698-0095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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