Happy Holidays!

Winter in the desert is a wonderful time of year. The days are sunny and mild and the evenings cool. Countless special events make visiting Palm Desert the perfect getaway Read more…

History Made At Wimbledon

Another great grass court season wrapped up at Wimbledon with two historic wins. It was great to see Andy Murray win the Men’s Championship bringing the British their first male Read more…

The Future of Tennis

It’s Spring Break in Palm Springs which means it’s time for the Super Bowl of Junior Tennis – the Easter Bowl. If you are visiting the desert April 7 – Read more…

Courting the Family

Here at Shadow Mountain we are a family-friendly resort with the best pool in the Palm Springs area, so naturally it’s a big hit during spring break. And while there Read more…

Level of Play

As we are in the full swing of USTA season I wanted to touch on the rating system and what we see with regards to level of play.  Many people Read more…

Doubles Troubles

I just finished a great weekend of teaching some Desert Tennis Academy regulars from San Diego and a couple of doubles issues came up that I wanted to share.  Sometimes Read more…

Tennis vs. Golf

This may seem like an odd topic for a tennis blog, but over the years I have been asked countless times which is harder to play — golf or tennis.  Read more…