Dave Courteen

21 Jun 2019
A stylish new book which combines inspirational first-hand tennis accounts with stunning photography is published this week. Written by Dave Courteen, the managing director of The Shrewsbury Club, More To Gain Than Just The Game is launched on June 18. The coffee table book - with the foreword written by Great Britain’s former Fed Cup captain Judy Murray - features seven narratives focusing on...
09 Feb 2019
Rising British star Maia Lumsden insists she is excited about returning to Shropshire next week to play in the Budgen Motors World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament.  Lumsden, who celebrated her 21st birthday last month, has fond memories of her last visit to The Shrewsbury Club in November when she emerged from the qualifying rounds to win the first $25,000 title of her career. That...
06 Dec 2018
World class tennis will make a swift return to Shropshire early next year thanks to The Shrewsbury Club being chosen to host a high-profile women’s tournament. The Sundorne Road venue has been selected by the Lawn Tennis Association to stage a prestigious $60,000 event in February. It will start just a few days after Great Britain’s first home tie in the Fed Cup - to be played at the University...
06 Nov 2018
Julie Piper, the tournament director for the Lawn Tennis Association, has hailed the strength of this week’s Budgen Motors GB Pro-Series women’s tennis tournament at The Shrewsbury Club ahead of the main draw matches getting under way today (Tuesday). Delighted with the quality of entrants for the $25,000 International Tennis Federation event, she said: “I think it’s probably one of the strongest...
22 Oct 2018
Shropshire car dealership Budgen Motors will once more play a key role in the return of top professional tennis to the county next month.  Up and coming stars of women’s tennis will compete in the $25,000 Budgen Motors GB Pro-Series event at The Shrewsbury Club between November 4-10. It will be the second high-profile tournament they have backed this year after sponsoring a successful men’s event...
21 Jun 2018
Bosses at The Shrewsbury Club are delighted to have received a top county business award. The popular health club, which also stages international tennis events twice a year, was among the winners at the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards. About 700 guests attended the prestigious event, organised by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, at the Telford International Centre.  The Shrewsbury Club was the...
23 May 2018
The Shrewsbury Club has been recognised as one of the leading health clubs in the country after being shortlisted for a prestigious industry award. Club bosses are delighted to have been recognised by ukactive - the leading organisation for the health and fitness industry in the UK - for its regional and national Active Uprising club of the year categories. The Shrewsbury Club is one of four...
23 Jan 2018
The Shrewsbury Club’s successful performance programme for promising young tennis players has attracted the support of a local company. Shrewsbury-based Galliers Homes has agreed a deal to sponsor the programme, which helps develop the game of up and coming tennis aces from around the county and further afield. Dave Courteen, the managing director of The Shrewsbury Club, said: “We are delighted...
17 Nov 2017
Wolves legend Steve Bull and inspirational Invictus Games gold medalist Kevin Drake were guest speakers at The Shrewsbury Club’s latest sports dinner. They shared stories of their eventful careers with guests at the dinner held on the eve of the club staging the final of the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s tennis tournament. Dave Courteen, the managing director of The Shrewsbury Club, which has...
02 Nov 2017
Professional tennis returns to Shropshire this weekend as The Shrewsbury Club hosts the $25,000 Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s tournament. The International Tennis Federation event, held in association with local company Morris & Co Homes, has been upgraded from a $10,000 tournament last year and features a host of rising stars from across Europe, including a player ranked in the world’s top 50...
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