The Pro Squash Tour’s season opener, the Buffalo Wild Wings Open, gets underway August 24 – 25, 2013 at Westchester Squash, 628 Fayette Avenue in Mamaroneck.
The tournament will draw a number of high caliber players from the surrounding region and beyond. They include Tertius Raubenheimer of South Africa, a Pelham resident who teaches at Westchester Squash and coaches the Bronxville School teams; Ricky Weisskopf, four-time National Champion of El Salvador; Rob Wilkins, former member of the Wales National Squash Team who coaches in Stamford, Conn; Faraz Khan, member of the U.S. Pan-American Games Team; Andrew Hilboldt, former No. 1 at Bowdoin College, and more.
Founded in 2009, the U.S. - based Pro Squash Tour hosts tournaments in North America and Asia. Players from around the world compete to earn points and prize money at each tour stop of the season with the hope of qualifying for the PST World Championship in May. Over 150 years old, squash is played by an estimated 20 million people across the globe.
Matches will be held throughout the weekend, and fans can get a close up view of the sport’s fast action from top players. Post squash entertainment will include a performance by the band, Room 237, which is comprised of Rye High School students and recent graduates. For more information, visit www.ProSquashTour.net