Palmer Makes UK Legends
Debut at the 9Telecom Legends at St. George’s Hill
Eventis Sports Marketing
has confirmed that the Former World Champion David Palmer will take part
in the third edition of the 9 Telecom Legends of Squash at St.
Georges Hill Lawn Tennis Club, Surrey.
The Gold Tour event will
take place from 14-17th September 2012 and headlining
the event this year will be Former World Champion and Ex-World Number 1
David Palmer. Having made a successful debut on the Legends of Squash
Tour in Belgium in May beating Peter Nicol in the final, Palmer will be
hoping to continue his success in the UK having picked up four British
Open titles during his professional career.
Nick-named ‘The Marine’,
Palmer retired from the PSA World Tour last November but has remained in
great shape and will provide a tough test for the returning Legends.
This year’s event promises to be the strongest yet featuring four
Ex-World no.1s who have amassed over 150 titles during their illustrious
careers. However, Messrs Jonathon Power, Peter Nicol and John White will
all be keen show Palmer that life on the Legends tour can be just as
competitive as it was on the PSA.
Palmer had a phenomenally
successful professional career adding two World Open titles to his
British Open haul, and he is keen to add to the silverware with success
on the Legends Tour ‘It was great to be invited to be part of the
Legends Tour’ said Palmer from his home, and training academy, in
Florida. ‘I have had some great battles with the guys over the years and
look forward to many more! The event in Namur showed that the rivalries
can continue for a few more years albeit on a slightly less intense
This year ex-World no.7
and the most capped squash player of all time Irishman Derek Ryan also
joins the fray. With former World no.4 Simon Parke, 7-time European Club
Champion Tim Garner and ex-British National Champion Stephen Meads
completing the mouth-watering line-up, it is destined to be a marvellous
few days of squash in Weybridge.
Last year the event was
close to a sell-out and tickets priced from £15-£35 for the 9 Telecom
Squash Legends event are now on sale from the club on 01932 843541.
There are also
opportunities to get on court with the Legends with a series of Legends
Clinics running over the weekend. Contact Tim Garner on
Tgarner@eventis-sports.com for more