Author: Classic Turf

A Commitment to Giving Back

“It has been an honor contributing to the school,” says John. “Rumsey has been such a big part of my life for such a long time and it felt right to be able to donate these tennis courts. It is our hope that these facilities will help Rumsey promote and obtain future students for years… Read more »

The Eren Family Tennis Center at Rumsey Hall School

On October 15th, the Classic Turf family went to the grounds of Rumsey Hall School in Washington, Connecticut to attend Founders Day Weekend, celebrating 122 years of the independent boarding and day school. The weekend was attended by current students and their parents, alumni, faculty and staff, and marked by discussion panels, class reunions, athletic… Read more »

Classic Turf: A Story of Opportunity, Dedication & Achievement

Tumer Eren, President and founder of Classic Turf Company, has been designing and constructing tennis courts, basketball courts and running tracks for over 40 years. His company began in 1978 shortly after he arrived in New York City from Turkey. New York personified the potential and capacity for innovation and growth in the United States,… Read more »

All in the Family: A Day in the Life of Classic Turf

On Sunday mornings in the summer, Kate Eren awakes early in Niantic, Connecticut. She tries to be the first one up, grabbing a cup of coffee and making for the deck to get a view of the ocean. After a long work week, those few moments of silence, alone with the sound of the surf,… Read more »

Classic Turf Welcomes Project Manager Kurt Haefner

Classic Turf is pleased to announce a new addition to our team – Project manager Kurt Haefner! Kurt has been involved with construction his entire professional career, from infrastructure work and final fits outs of luxury apartment buildings to erecting concrete superstructures. He has held project manager, construction manager, and site superintendent roles for large… Read more »

Why You Should Consider a Cushioned Tennis Court Surface

Tennis is a game played all over the world by all sorts of people, from amateurs to professionals. And the game is played in a wide variety of settings, both indoors and outdoors. Some have their own personal backyard courts while others use public courts at the local school or park. One thing most people… Read more »

Considerations When Building a Residential Tennis Court

Few things are more gratifying than having your own tennis court. Most people have to use a public tennis court, which they have to walk, bike or drive to… but when you have your own personal tennis court, it’s just steps away from your kitchen, bedroom or living room. If it’s the kind of thing… Read more »

Ignore These Tennis Myths

What are some things you think you know about tennis? It turns out there are several tennis myths you can ignore. What are some of them? Myth One: Tennis is Expensive to Play For starters, a lot of people assume tennis is an expensive sport that’s just for super rich people to enjoy. That’s not… Read more »

Why Residential Basketball Courts Are Worth the Investment

The coronavirus pandemic caused millions of people to stay home when they normally would have been out in public at places like restaurants, movie theaters, and sporting events. Originally, most people thought they’d have to worry about the virus for about two weeks or a month, but that turned into many months, if not years…. Read more »