As of July 18th, 2022, Armour Pickleball agreed to immediately acquire TOPP Pickleball. Both companies were founded by current Armour Pickleball CEO, pickleball pioneer, and Hall of Fame inductee Steve Wong. Both brands now live under Armour International and will be run by the same management group.
More About Armour Pickleball
Armour is composed of players that love pickleball! Armour is a family-oriented and grassroots company that believes in growing the sport for future generations while providing premium equipment for every level player. Armour Pickleball believes in giving back to fuel the growth of the sport of pickleball. They are a "grassroots" organization that wants to connect with players everywhere.
More About TOPP Pickleball
TOPP itself is an acronym that stands for Tomorrow's Pickleball Pledge, which means that TOPP pledges to grow the sport of pickleball through community, schools, and charity. TOPP strives to be known as the brand for tomorrow’s pickleball players and to redefine the future of the sport. TOPP strives to be known for high-quality products with exceptional customer service and is committed to developing high-performance and innovative equipment that can take your game to the next level.
What Should You Expect from TOPP in the Future?
With Armour’s acquisition of TOPP, we can expect a focus on pickleball paddles built for the true pickleball enthusiast at a reasonable price. A great starter product, TOPP prides itself on creating pickleball paddles under $100 that players won’t grow out of as they progress through the ratings. With Armour’s research and development team, TOPP products will now be built with top-performance specs for an affordable cost. Look for new and innovative paddles coming from TOPP in the near future!