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Don’t Sweat It! Play Tennis Indoors This Fall/Winter in Tunica, Mississippi!

September 23, 2008 10:38 AM

In Tunica, Mississippi, The South’s Casino Capital, you won’t just get aces on the gaming times. You can also get aces on the indoor hydro-grid Har-Tru clay courts. Play year-round in 70 degree weather on indoor clay. Tunica National Golf and Tennis is your southern tennis indoor clay court headquarters.

Located 30 minutes south of Memphis, Tennessee, you can play tennis during the day and play table games and slots at night! Rated by USTA as a “Top New U.S. Tennis Facility,” Tunica National is the place to play in the South. Discount stay and play packages are available at www.tunicanational.com.

Tunica National’s four indoor tennis courts are the only Hydro-Grid Har-Tru indoor clay courts south of Washington, D.C. Har-Tru’s granular surface acts as a shock-absorbing cushion, allowing players to slide into their shots, preventing joint-jarring stops. One of the most impressive aspects of the technology is the sub-surface irrigation and the ability to control humidity indoors.

Tunica National also hosts USTA events throughout the year, including for the past three years, a $50,000 Pro-Challenger every May.

“We welcome individuals and groups, and we set up team tennis outings, tennis camps, lessons, and tournaments,” Keith Evans, director of tennis and a former ATP touring pro, said.

Team tennis two day retreats are the perfect way for groups to enjoy playing at Tunica National. Groups stay at one of the nine world-class casino resorts, have a two hour clinic with two pros, and eat lunch, and then your team will play a dual match versus another team at your level (2.5-5.0). Private lessons are also available. These packages are available year-round.

Getting to play one of the nation’s finest tennis courts is truly affordable and exciting. Call 1-866-TEE-OFF-1 today, or visit www.tunicanational.com.

About Tunica National
Located on U.S. Highway 61 North in Tunica, Tunica National has an 18-hole Mark McCumber-designed public golf course, six-hole par-3 practice course,20,000-square-foot clubhouse, circular driving range, golf training academy, and four indoor clay tennis courts, which are the only Hydro-Grid Har-Tru indoor clay courts south of Washington, D.C. Tunica National opened in May2004 and is a public facility owned by Tunica County. To book a tee time or court time, call 1-866-TEE-OFF-1. Tunica National Golf and Tennis Club is managed by Kempersports, which manages more than 75 courses throughout the United States, including Bandon Dunes, Glen Club and Desert Willow. For more information, log onto
www.kempersports.com.

About KemperSports
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports operates golf facilities as well as athletic clubs, lodging venues and major sporting events, including nationally ranked courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Chambers Bay, Harding Park, Dorado Beach Resort & Club, The Glen Club, Desert Willow Golf Resort and the Chicago Park District golf facilities. Affiliate KemperSports Marketing & Communications, a sports marketing, events and public relations agency, has produced and managed major national and international events and communications programs, including the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational college basketball tournament, numerous PGA TOUR events and The Art of Food & Wine Palm Desert. For more information, visit
www.kempersports.com.

About Tunica
Located 30 minutes south of Memphis, Tunica is The South’s Casino Capital. Be Taken Away by the nine world-class casinos, 6,000 luxurious hotel rooms, fine dining restaurants and buffets, headline entertainers, championship golf and tennis, award-winning museums, lavish spas, and outlet/antique shopping. Come see why everyone is saying, “Take Me Away to Tunica!” Call 1-888-4TUNICA to request a value-packed Winner’s Guide, or visit
www.tunicamiss.com for travel information.

Fast Facts About Tunica National Golf and Tennis

• 4 Indoor Hydro-Grid Clay courts
• Court viewing from upper level bar and seating gallery
• Tennis Packages / Retreats
• 2 – 5 day packages/retreats available, including lodging, clinic, and match play
• Hitting sessions with pro
• Private lessons
• Adult and youth group clinics
• Nightly men’s, women’s & mixed leagues
• Monthly tournaments, all levels
• Junior development programs, all levels of play
• Matching services
• Ball machine rental
• Racket demo rental

 

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