Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center Tops in Hilton Head in New Rankings from Tennis Resorts Online
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. â€“ Visitors to Hilton Head â€śloveâ€ť Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, at least according to the 2011 world rankings from Tennis Resorts Online. The oceanfront resort was the only resort in Hilton Head ranked in the top 5 for instruction, junior programs and childrenâ€™s programs and in the top 10 for overall resorts.
The website compiles rankings by visitors to resorts across the globe about their tennis facilities to create the annual report.
Visitors gave high marks to the Center for its juniors and childrenâ€™s programs, ranking it third in the world for Best Overall Childrenâ€™s programs and fourth in the world for Best Junior Tennis programs. The resort recently completed a shortening of the courts for players 10 and younger per new regulations from the U.S. Tennis Association and was the first in Hilton Head to do so.
Additionally, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort was No. 2 in the world for Best Instruction and Programs and ranked 8th in the world for Top Tennis Resorts.
The Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center features 23 clay courts and two Nova ProBounce courts, eight lighted for night play. The staff, all tennis professionals and aficionados, leads a wide range of weekly programs including clinics, drill sessions and daily round robin tournaments. From March to October, the tennis center adds a weekly exhibition, happy hour and free demonstration day. The Tennis Center is also home to a Tennis Pro Shop, featuring the latest equipment, apparel and accessories by Nike, Prince, Wilson, Head, Fila, Bolle and K Swiss.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is a 2,000+ acre vacation community ideally located in the middle of Hilton Head Island, S.C. bounded by three miles of prime Atlantic Ocean beach on one side and a beautiful sheltered Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other.Â The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, an 11 mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing, the impressive Mediterranean-style Shelter Cove Harbour deep-water marina with shopping and dining, and an outdoor adventure center for bike rentals, canoes, kayaks, fishing and much more.Â The marina is also home to a wide variety of charters including nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing.Â For information about activities or reservations, please call 877-567-6513Â or visit http://www.palmettodunes.com/.
About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
A recognized leader in the design, management and operation of fine resorts and communities across the Southeast, Greenwood Communities and Resorts excels at creating gracious, contemporary living environments that enrich the lives of owners and guests. Based in Greenwood, S.C., Greenwood Communities and Resorts proudly celebrates 31 years of developing properties which offer truly unique lifestyle opportunities. Each Greenwood property has been strategically designed to maximize the areaâ€™s natural beauty while steadfastly incorporating the principles of intelligent, sustainable land planning. From the rural charm of The Reserve at Lake Keowee in upstate South Carolina to the luxury beachfront resort setting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, Greenwoodâ€™s properties are as unique as the residents who enjoy them. For more information, please call 843-785-1106 or visit http://www.greenwoodcr.com online.