Hilton Head Tennis Update June 1, 2017

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Lowcountry tennis guru Bob Brockman shares all the local tennis news and league information in this weekly tennis blog.

Resuming the Tennis Update now that tennis is starting up again. We hope everyone is well and looking forward to a less eventful future.

News

  • Pre-registration for USTA 18+(MW 5.5-10.5) and 40+(MW 5.5-10.5) Combo teams - deadline June 10 - contact Sue Cook hhicombo@aol.com,843 785 2332. Play starts in July.
  • Women's 2.5 Play Date - June 9 @ Palmetto Dunes - 2 to 4 pm - light refreshments; door prizes - Contact Mary Ellen Arboe at tennisbeachbums@aol.com or Sue Cook at hhitennis@aol.com
  • The Pro League 2017 season final are Friday, June 2 at Long Cove. 4 doubles teams of some of the best players on the island. Admission free; food and drinks available. Back to back matches start at 6pm. (www.proleaguetennis.com)

 

Tournaments

  • Palmetto Dunes
    • Jun 2-4 - 38th Annual Banana Open
    • Sep 1-3 - Tennis Fall Clasic
    • Sep 28-Oct 1 - Banana Open Challenge
    • Oct 13-15 - Bridge Bowl
    • Oct 27-29 - Nutty Buddy Tennis Classic
    • Nov 10-12 - Team Tennis and Pickleball Challenge
  • Dataw
    • Jun 16 weekend - Dataw Splash, level 3 S,D,Mx

     

Exhibitions

  • Palmetto Dunes - Pro Exhibition and Happy Hour - Monday's at 5:30
  • Sea Pines Racquet Club - Pro Exhibition and Happy Hour - Monday's at 5:30 - until 8/28

 

Reference

- Pro Tennis League: proleaguetennis.com
- Ultimate Tennis League: www.ultimatetennis.com
- Single Ladder: www.globaltennisnetwork.com
- Savannah Challenger Tournament: http://savannahchallenger.com
- Professional Tennis Registry: ptrtennis.org
- Tennis Assoc of HHI: tahhi.org
- Palmetto Dunes: www.PalmettoDunes.com
- USTA leagues: www.USTA.com
- South Carolina USTA: www.southcarolina.usta.com
- South Beach Racquet Club: http://www.south-beach-racquet-club.com
- Van Der Meer Tennis @ SY: www.vandermeertennis.com
- Country Club of Hilton Head: http://www.cchhtennis.com
- Haig Point, Daufuskie Island: http://www.haigpoint.com

Abbreviations: PD - Palmetto Dunes, SL: Spring Lake, CCHH: Country Club of HH, SCYC: SC Yacht Club, MC: Moss Creek, SY: Shipyard
SC: Sun City, PR: Port Royal, CCTA: Coastal Carolina Tennis Assoc., WX: Wexford, PTR: Professional Tennis Registry, SB: South Beach
TAHHI: Tennis Assoc of Hilton Head Island, TLC: Tennis Club of Low Country (Rose Hill), HH: Hampton Hall, HP: Haig Point

League designation format: Mens or Womens followed by age group and USTA level. e.g.: W55 3.0 = Womens, age 55 and over, 3.0 level

Please forward news of interest to the tennis community to: hh.tennis.update@gmail.com
(teams needing additional players, exhibition matches, clinics, tournaments, leagues and league news)
Bob Brockman - editor