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Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center wins “Best Tennis Center on Hilton Head”

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Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center wins Hilton Head Monthly’s 2022 Readers' Choice Award for “Best Tennis Center on Hilton Head”

aerial view of the tennis and pickleball courts at Palmetto Dunes

The Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center has again won the Hilton Head Monthly 2022 Readers' Choice Award for “Best Tennis Center on Hilton Head.” The resort’s world-renowned tennis center has received the local award several times in the past, most recently in 2020. 

Racquet sports lovers near and far are able to book their perfect escape at Palmetto Dunes to enjoy tennis and pickleball court time, lessons, clinics and more daily at the award-winning Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center. 

Palmetto Dunes, the Premier Hilton Head Tennis Resort

Palmetto Dunes offers 19 Har-Tru tennis courts, four of which are lighted for night play, as well as a well-stocked, 1,800-square-foot tennis pro shop — Hilton Head Island’s largest. In addition, Palmetto Dunes not only boasts 24 lighted pickleball courts, but also one of the most comprehensive instructional programs on the East Coast. The center serves an impressive number of resort visitors and also counts more than 400 local members in its pickleball club. League play, lessons and clinics are available for all ages and ability levels.

mom with two boys holding tennis rackets at Palmetto Dunes

Previously, the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center has been named the Hilton Head Island’s top tennis and pickleball resort. Racquet Sports Industry Magazine has named the Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center as its “Pickleball Resort of the Year,” while Sarah Ansboury, the resort’s director of pickleball instruction, has been tapped as the “PPR Member of the Year.”

Tennis Resorts Online has honored the Palmetto Dunes numerous times in the past decade including “Best Tennis Instruction and Programming,” “#1 - Best Pro Shop,” “Top 25 Tennis Resorts & Camps” and “#1 - Best Overall Children’s Programs.”

group tennis lesson in action at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Palmetto Dunes offers a variety of tennis activities, clinics, and lessons to keep your game sharp throughout the winter (programs subject to change throughout the year). The “Adult Round Robin Program” serves up some competitive fun. Or guests can sign up for the resort’s “Serving Clinic” to focus on their delivery, or try the “Grand Slam Clinic” for fast paced drills. The “Create Your Own Clinic Program” at Palmetto Dunes can also be designed to work on the skills and strategies that guests want to improve the most.

man mid serve on tennis court at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Hilton Head Island Pickleball Courts, Clinics, & Tournaments

Palmetto Dunes also offers pickleball activities throughout the week, providing another great way to get out and get active in the winter. The resort’s most popular program is the daily Ladder Round Robins, which are pro supervised sessions helping guests progress in a social, fun environment. 

Guests can take a private tennis lesson with Director of Tennis Instruction, Eric Wammock or Head Tennis Professional, Patrick Walker, or other highly rated instructors.

two girls actively playing pickleball on Palmetto Dunes Pickleball court

Along with its easy-to-access proximity, Hilton Head Island remains evergreen year-round, making the 2,000-acre resort an ideal destination for tennis and pickleball players of every skill level. The staff at Palmetto Dunes looks forward to providing guests with an exceptional resort experience on and off the courts. 

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