Reflecting pickleball’s growing popularity, the National Championships step into the limelight at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
The foundation laid by Charlie Pasarell, Raymond Moore, and Peggy Michel in 1985 helped to perpetuate the BNP Paribas Open’s growth in the Coachella Valley.
In the year since golf legend Arnold Palmer’s death, Sept. 25, 2016, there’s been a subtle change in the atmosphere and a healthy uptick in business at the La Quinta restaurant that bears the King’s name. “There seemed to be a lot of people coming to pay respects,” says Dustin Nichols, general manager of Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant, an estate-like establishment
Golf is tough enough. Why make it more difficult by playing with equipment that doesn’t really fit you? Nine out of 10 of us do, according to a 2011 study by Sports & Leisure Research Group. That’s like choosing to run a marathon in untied, incorrectly sized sneakers. The solution? Work with a good club-fitter to select a set designed
Father’s Day reminds Molly Faris of why she loves golf. When her father sold his business and moved the Faris family to a small Northern Illinois town, Molly began cutting her teeth on a nearby nine-hole golf course. Since his passing, she still returns to that same golf course, — now 18 holes — and she can’t help but be
It’s definitely 2017 tennis, but the apparel look on the court for Fila-sponsored players is straight out of the 1970s. During this week’s BNP Paribas Open, walk into the Fila store situated by Stadium One at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden and you can purchase many of the same outfits from the Heritage Collection you will see on American player
Just how much of a commitment are you willing to make to your food? With tacos, the portability factor alone means you can eat them on the run, sans utensils, and the absence of a need for a fine dining location means you can be as casual as you wish. That’s what Chef Ray Garcia is counting on with the
German-born Angelique Kerber couldn’t help but notice a larger audience during her appearance at the BNP Paribas Open Media Day March 8 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Being ranked No. 1 will do that, even if it comes after the previous top seed, Serena Williams, had to bow out due to a knee injury. Despite the move up to the top
If you have never mentioned the words hotdog and gourmet in the same sentence, that’s about to change. And of all the people to bring them to you at the BNP Paribas Open Tournament’s Stadium One is Josiah Citrin, only a two-star Michelin chef and owner of Melisse in Santa Monica. How this all-star chef applied his gourmet touch to
It won’t take long to see the changes at the BNP Paribas Open this year at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. You can even taste the difference to the tune of 21 restaurants, ranging from Nobu to Wolfgang Puck’s 100-seat Spago Restaurant overlooking Stadium One. Stadium One Plaza still offers a place to sit and watch the ongoing tennis matches