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Growth of pickleball amazes top players


Last updated 6/15/2018 at 8:06pm

"History of Pickleball: More Than 50 Years of Fun!" is a celebration of the fast-growing sport.

FALLBROOK – The explosive growth of pickleball amazes local players Beverly Youngren and Jennifer Lucore (mother/daughter), both accomplished competitors in the sport.

Youngren and her husband, Bob, have been playing, competing and teaching for more than 20 years. Lucore, a 1984 Fallbrook High graduate, is a professional pickleball player and a global ambassador for the sport.

Youngren and Lucore have visited Costa Rica, Jamaica, Spain, Netherlands and England to promote pickleball. Lucore recently returned from two weeks in Japan where she helped teach pickleball to the Japanese and p...

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