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Three USA Tennis Florida Tennis Facilities Receive Outstanding Facility Awards

September 21, 2004 10:26 AM

Outstanding Tennis Facilities Named in Four Categories

The USTA announced the 15 recipients of the 2004 Facility Awards. The USTA’s Outstanding Facility Awards, now in it’s 23rd year, encourages higher standards for the construction and/or renovation of public tennis facilities throughout the country.  Winners belong to one of four facility types: Small (2-10 courts), Large (11 or more courts), Collegiate Tennis Centers, and Private (facilities that support the USTA and other growth of the game programs). Selection was based upon the following criteria: 1) overall layout and adaptation to site; 2) excellence of court surface and lights; 3) ease of maintenance; 4) accommodations: players, spectator, press/officials; 5) aesthetics: graphics, use of signs, landscaping, etc.; 6) amenities: casual seating for spectators, food services, and social area; and 7) programs supporting the USTA and growth of the game.

The following winners will receive a wooden wall plaque to be mounted on the outside of each facility, a one year organizational membership to the USTA, and an inscription on the Facility Award plaque displayed in the lobby of the National Tennis Center, home of the US Open.

Amarillo Municipal Tennis CenterAmarillo, Texas
Baltimore Fitness and Tennis Baltimore, Maryland
Littleton Golf and Tennis CenterLittleton, Colorado

Vineyard Youth TennisOak

Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

Beerman Family Tennis CenterLakeland, Florida
Harrison Tennis Center Marietta, Georgia
Palmetto Tennis Center

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Sumter, South Carolina

Alexis Boss Tennis Center & Alan Gordon Pavilion, Dartmouth CollegeHanover, New Hampshire
Ambassador E. William Crottty Tennis Complex, Embry-Riddle UniversityDaytona Beach, Florida
College of Charleston Tennis Center at Patriots PointMt. Pleasant, South Carolina
J.W. Isenhour Tennis Complex, N.C. State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Middlebury Indoor TennisMiddlebury, Vermont
Paul Rowton Indoor Tennis Center, LLCPaducah, Kentucky
Tunica National Golf & Tennis CenterTunica, Mississippi
Woodfield Country Club Tennis CenterBoca Raton, Florida

“We are proud to honor these facilities for their effort, dedication, and support,“ said Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive, Community Tennis, USTA. “Their diligence and commitment ensures that our mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis will continue.“






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