Press Release
For Immediate Release
August 9, 2018

For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact: Tim Stallard, Bush Tennis Center,, (512) 576-4796



MIDLAND, TX - The Bush Tennis Center will host the ‘Best of the West Weekend’ presented by Pioneer Natural Resources, Apache, KICKS 99.1 and KMID October 5th & 6th 2018.   The weekend festivities will include several events that benefit local non-profit organizations and will conclude Saturday night at 8pm with a concert featuring the Pat Green Band.  “We are excited to host an event the supports and recognizes the work of our first responders and several outstanding non-profit organizations,” says Tim Stallard, Executive Director of Bush Tennis Center.  “Their commitment and work improves the quality of life for so many throughout the Permian Basin,” added Stallard.   The Bush Tennis Center (BTC) is located at 5700 Briarwood Avenue Midland, Texas 79707.

The weekend will kick off at 8:30 am on October 5th with the Valor Farm Eagles & Aces Golf Tournament presented by Apache hosted by Ranchland Golf Club located at 1600 E. Wadley Ave, Midland, Texas 79705.  The shotgun golf tournament will consist of teams comprised of first responders and event sponsors. For information on hole sponsorships or first responder registration please contact the Tim Stallard at  or call (432) 620-8180. 

On Saturday October 6th at 830 am lace up your running shoes and bring your favorite furry friend to Bush Tennis Center for the Henry Resources Forever Home 5k & Pet Parade presented by Rhotenberry Wellen and Sandstone Ridge benefitting the Midland Humane Coalition (MHC).  To register for the 5k or Pet Parade please visit   Immediately, following the 5k and Pet Parade join us for a live MHC rescue-adoption party starting at 930 am at Bush Tennis Center.  The fun will continue Saturday at 1130 am at BTC with the Navigator Oil & Minerals Company BBQ Cook-off & Tailgate presented by Cotton, Bledsoe, Tighe & Dawson, PC and Alderson Mercedes-Benz benefitting The Bynum School.  Enjoy great food and watch college football at the BTC Tailgate and BBQ cook-off. 

Then at 8pm enjoy Texas country music star Pat Green as he performs at Bush Tennis Center.   “I’m looking forward to returning to Bush Tennis Center again this year to help support the outreach programs that help so many kids throughout West Texas,” said Pat Green.  “We had a great time last year with Django Walker and I look forward to returning this year with my full band.”  Doors will open at 7pm.  A limited number of general admission tickets will go on sale August 10th at 9:00 am by visiting or by calling (800) 514-3849.  GA tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 day of the show.


The mission of VISITMIDLAND is to encourage economic growth by developing, promoting, enhancing and supporting Midland as a vibrant visitor destination. The above information has been provided by Bush Tennis Center and distributed by VisitMidland. This event is projected to bring in $13,178 in estimated direct visitor spending to the Midland economy. For information on where to eat, play, shop and stay in Midland, visit

THE BUSH TENNIS CENTER is a legacy gift to West Texas honoring President George H. Bush, President George W. Bush and the Bush family. The mission of the Bush Tennis Center (BTC) is to provide everyone the opportunity to experience the game of tennis, regardless of physical, financial or geographical barriers. Through BTC outreach programs more than 26,000 children throughout the Permian Basin have had the opportunity to learn the sport of tennis. This year the ACE outreach program (Advise-Counsel- Encourage) will visit more than 30 schools and provide free tennis and educational programs to more than 12,000 children. Upon its completion, the Bush Tennis Center will be the second largest tennis center in the world with an estimated annual economic impact of over $43 million per year to the Permian Basin economy. For more information please visit