Croquet News recently featured Peachtree Hills Place Croquet Club in an article about the inaugural United States Croquet Association Georgia Cup Tournament. The tournament was played on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 for two days of intense croquet competition by top players from throughout the state of Georgia, several who are ranked amongst the best national players.
The Georgia Cup, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead and TheKey, featured golf croquet and included players from Peachtree Hills Place Croquet Club and Lenbrook Croquet, Jekyll Island Croquet Club and Carroll County Croquet Club. Carroll County Croquet Club won the tournament with a combined score of 33 and Jekyll Island Croquet Club finished second.
“Croquet has been increasingly growing in popularity in the Southeast and Georgia, and we are thrilled to have a sanctioned USCA event recognize the high level of play that we have in this region,” says Peachtree Hills Place Croquet Club Chairman Bill Mullican. “We congratulate Carroll County Croquet Club on their win and appreciate all the players who joined us for the inaugural Georgia Cup tournament. Peachtree Hills Place Croquet Club looks forward to hosting again next year.”
In addition to the Georgia Cup Tournament, Peachtree Hills Place Croquet has plans for charitable exhibition games and tournament play with other teams in the near future. Additionally, Peachtree Hills Place is a host venue for the USCA High Performance and Talent Development Program, which is dedicated to improving the performance of US representatives in international team and individual competitions.
To access the online story, visit the Croquet Network website here.