How many more guests can the Royal Melbourne Country Club’s 2 new pickleball courts attract?

By: August 28, 2023

It’s remarkable how popular pickleball has become in the United States. A recent study suggests that in 2022, more individuals played pickleball than tennis. Could this really be the case?

According to Statista, there were 23.6 million tennis participants in the United States in 2022, while 36.5 million people played pickleball (=39.3% growth in 2 years) during the same time period.

Thus, why the Royal Melbourne Country Club (in Long Grove, IL) built two new state-of-the-art pickleball courts is easy to understand.

Royal Melbourne Country Club Pickleball court

Royal Melbourne Country Club has an award-winning golf course, but its new membership optionSocial Sport Membership – allows racquet sports fanatics to enjoy the golf club experience without the golf.

The Social Sport Membership option includes access to its racquet sports complex, clubhouse, pool, and member social events.

The complex, which already has four clay tennis courts, will receive another upgrade by year’s end by way of four new paddle tennis courts that will be heated and fully lit