Author: Classic Turf

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 »

Why Some Property Owners Prefer Rooftop Tennis Courts

Have you ever been to a touristy area? If so, you know how congested it can be! There’s usually a lot of traffic, and not much “free space” available. Take, for instance, parts of coastal Florida like Miami Beach or Daytona Beach… space is at a premium because everybody wants to have an ocean view…. Read more »

What Does it Mean to be a ASBA Member?

Classic Turf Company is a member of the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), a non-profit trade association made up of builders, designers and suppliers for sports facilities. Did you know that Classic Turf has a certified ASBA tennis court builder on staff? Classic Turf Company is located in Connecticut, and installs great courts all over… Read more »