Masters

Masterful in Turin

The streets of historic Turin, Italy, were filled with more than 25,000 Masters Athletes processing behind the banner of their respective sports, led by marching bands, cheerleaders, and acrobats to mark the opening ceremonies of the eighth iteration of the World Masters Games in August. The International Olympic Committee-recognized celebration of thirty Masters sports, which […]

Grainger and Scharf Take Mixed

After becoming the U.S. Women’s National Champion and then winning the women’s World Doubles Championship for the United States, Natalie Grainger has continued her monumental winning streak at the U.S. Mixed Doubles Championships, teaming up with partner Steve Scharff to take the Open division final. Grainger and Scharff began their title run with two 3-0 […]

U.S. Father & Son

By James Zug Thirty-five teams competed in the 2013 U.S. Father-Son Squash Championships in New York in April. This was the ninth annual event and it was as robust as it was when it started in 2005, with a half dozen teams from that inaugural year on hand again eight years later. As usual, matches […]

Will’s World Honor Guard

By Will Carlin It was cold in Arizona in February. The PGA tour picked The Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona, to host its WGC World Match Play Championships at least partially for the weather; it normally averages about 70 degrees in February. On Saturday morning of the Championships, however, the golf was […]

National Team’s Announced

U.S. Squash has announced the national team selected to represent the United States at the 2013 World Men’s Team Championships in June. The event is the highest level team championship in the world, involving the best players from 32 countries, and will be held in France for the first time in its 46 year history. […]

Century Doubles

The 2013 U.S. Century Doubles Squash Championships were held February 22-24, 2013 in New York City with Eben Hardie and William Villari winning the Century Open division. As the name suggests, the tournament requires the combined age of each team’s players to equal 100 years or more. 128 amateur doubles players ages 21 to 85 […]

Master Class

By Jay D. Prince The Masters. An event like no other. Oh wait, that’s golf. But in the US, the same can be said for squash. Why? Because the Masters represents the culmination of another squash season for adults. It marks the passing of time as players continue to work their way through the age groups. And […]

Publishers Note Impressive Stuff

Every once in a while, I come across a story in this great game that just captures my interest. There was the Trinity surviving against Princeton story several years ago when Gustav Detter won the decisive match over Yasser El Halaby. Or the Preston Quick story at the U.S. Championships when he overcame a head-on […]

World Masters Scoring Unchanged

Following requests from a few masters players that the World Squash Federation (WSF) consider moving from PAR11 to PAR15 for some older age categories, the WSF sought the views of a broad selection of masters players (all entrants from the last staging in Germany) and all member federations, via questionnaires. Over two hundred masters participants […]