The 13 clay courts at the Jekyll Island Tennis Center offer beginners and advanced players alike an excellent surface to sharpen their skills. Compared to hard courts, clay provides cooler temperatures, as well as lower impact and slower ball speeds. The latter helps players work on improving their ball-striking strategy and finesse to help complement power and conditioning that come with hard-court play.

The Jekyll Island Tennis Center hosts six USTA-Sanctioned tournaments annually, as well as junior camps throughout the summer. Ongoing adult programs include clinics and round-robin tournaments, which are offered between October and March.

The Center’s staff can arrange pick-up games for single players, as well as offer private and group lessons. Also available are rental racquets and ball machines, as well as equipment repair. Weekly, monthly and annual single-person and family memberships can be purchased as well.

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Mar
11

A SIGHT TO BEHOLD

By Andrea Marroquin

In March of 1921, a Tiffany stained glass window was installed in Jekyll Island’s Faith Chapel, portraying the theme, “David Set Singers Before the Lord.”

The window was created in memory of Jekyll Island Club President Frederick Gilbert Bourne, head of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.  The title playfully refers to Bourne’s [...]

Mar
11

Oglethorpe University hosts an elite field for the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational Golf Tournament

by Robbie Burns, rburns@jekyllisland.com

Jekyll Island, the nearest faraway place, is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, natural beauty and fabulous golf.  The next chapter in its rich golf history will be written March 14-16 with the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational, America’s largest college golf tournament.

A total of 54 Division III golf teams, 30 [...]

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