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TennisPro Magazine Editor Peggy Edwards receives award

August 08, 2018 11:01 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
HITLON HEAD ISLAND (SOUTH CARONILA): Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Peggy Edwards, Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine, was presented a 2018 APEX Award (Awards for Publishing Excellence).
The APEX award category ‘Magazines, Journals & Tabloids - Print’ was for the November/December issue of TennisPro. TennisPro is the official publication of PTR tennis teachers and coaches. Edwards, who has been with PTR since 1998, has been the recipient of 23 APEX awards for TennisPro.
APEX is a competition for writers, editors, publications staff, business and nonprofit communicators. The selection of award recipients was based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.
Prior to joining PTR, Edwards spent more than a decade as Vice President of Marketing for Majestic Athletic, an apparel manufacturer with a focus on professional and team sports, serving as the company’s liaison to the licensing and properties divisions of Major League Baseball, National Football League and National Hockey League.
A 20-year Hilton Head Island resident, Edwards is a native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, went to the University of Southern California, and was a mural artist in Santa Monica.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis coaching professionals with nearly 16,500 members in 125 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game. PTR launched a subsidiary in 2018, Professional Pickleball Registry to educate and certify pickleball coaches.

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