WPH Adds NYAC R48LTE to Race Schedule: Mar 20-22, ’20

Posted on Dec 7 2019 - 2:11pm by DV

New York, NY, WPH Press- The World Players of Handball and the NYAC Killer’s Club are thrilled to host the R48 at the New York Athletic Club for the seventh consecutive season, March 20-22, 2020 at the famed New York Athletic Club, located at 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019. The 2020 NYAC R48LTE will feature only the R48LTE pro singles at the 49th Annual NYAC/Burt Kossoff Invitational, with all of the action taking place on the 21st floor of the NYAC in Midtown.

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The 2020 NYAC R48LTE will feature the seventh R48 Men’s Pro event of the 2019/20 R48 IX season and the final R48LTE event before the R48 IX’s final two stops in Houston and Salt Lake City. The NYAC R48LTE entry is limited to 24 players. There will be no entry refunds.

Only Irish born players have won at the Race 4 Eight NYAC, as Catriona Casey (5), Paul Brady (5), and Killian Carroll (1) have won titles at the previous six Race 4 Eight NYAC stops. “I’ve always said that the further east you travel, the more likely it is that you’ll have an Irish champion and that’s been the case in New York,” stated WPH Executive Director Dave Vincent.

“The R48 coming to the NYAC every spring is the highlight of the New York City handball season,” stated NYAC-based R48 Giant Slayer Mike Schneider. “I really enjoy having a chance to compete against the world’s best players, as well as having a chance to watch the best battle one another when I’m not playing.”

The 2020 NYAC R48LTE Burt Kossoff Invitational will be a must-attend event, as the famed NYAC sits across the street from Central Park, a ten-minute walk from Times Square, and a short cab ride from New York City’s greatest attractions.

For more information at the enter the 2020 NYAC, go HERE

R48LTE explained HERE

WPH RACE 4 EIGHT: The World Players of Handball’s 2019/20 Race 4 Eight IX Powered by ESPN features R48 stops in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona, Oregon, Montana, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Texas, California, and Utah, all culminating with The Player’s Championship in Utah in May of 2020. Similar to NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and the FedEx PGA Playoffs, players earn points in the Race 4 Eight’s regular season stops to qualify for the season-ending Player’s Championship bonus prizes.

For more information on the WPH Race 4 Eight, please contact World Players of Handball Executive Director David Vincent at dave.vincent@wphlive.tv or World Players of Handball Development Director David Fink at david.fink@wphlive.tv. For more information on the World Players of Handball, please visit wphlive.tv

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