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A Brief History of Pickleball

Pickleball history

Pickleball’s Beginnings In the summer of 1965, pickleball was born on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Three friends, Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum, invented the game to entertain their bored children. One afternoon, after returning from golf, Pritchard found his family idle. He attempted to set up a game of badminton, but the shuttlecock was […]

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