Cliff Drysdale Tennis Hosts Select Ladies’ Tennis Retreat at Coastal Island Resort

AMELIA ISLAND, FL (JUNE 27, 2012) – The Omni Amelia Island Plantation and Cliff Drysdale Tennis invite ladies to experience a five-day tennis clinic led by director of tennis, Scott Colebourne.

Exclusive to only three locations in the United States, the Cliff Drysdale Ladies’ Tennis Retreat will be available in Amelia Island at the world-renowned tennis resort during three select weeks: October 10 – 14, October 31 – November 4, and November 7 – 11. The five-day clinics include more than 15 hours of professional tennis instruction and play match sessions, with evening culinary journeys and optional spa packages to soothe tired muscles. Players’ hard work is recognized with an awards banquet and Saturday Night Players’ Party where guests will toast to a successful retreat.

“Amelia Island is the perfect location for a getaway and our camp will take advantage of the fantastic amenities at the Omni oceanfront resort, said Scott Colebourne, director of tennis. “Our brand of tennis camp at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation represents amazing value and guests will experience a true luxury tennis camp in every aspect.”

Tucked beneath canopied oaks, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation boasts 23 fast-dry Har-Tru® clay courts, with three lighted for night play. Since 1974, tennis legends including Andre Agassi, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters have appeared at Racquet Park. The Southern beachfront oasis is also host to a multitude of recreational offerings, including golfing the most seaside holes in Florida; exploring miles of trails through maritime forests by bike or Segway; exploring the on-site Nature Center; strolling through the shopping village; and relaxing in the nature-inspired spa.

For more information on the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, call 1-800-The-Omni or visit

About the Omni Amelia Island Plantation 

Beginning a new chapter in its nearly 40-year heritage, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is undergoing an extensive re-imagination project. As Florida’s award-winning island destination, the resort is recognized for offering a upscale resort experience in perfect harmony with nature, rich in recreational activities. The certified Green Lodging Destination is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway, located just north of Jacksonville, Fla. Situated on the 1,350-acres of the Amelia Island Plantation, the property offers three-and-a-half miles of wide, uncrowded beaches; 49,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; 54 holes of championship golf; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; award-winning recreation programs; a shopping village with restaurants, boutiques and gift shops as well as the nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; nine culinary options ranging from casual to fine dining; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers including water sports, horseback riding, walking, hiking and Segway tours. With 249 guest rooms in the oceanfront resort, the Villas of Amelia Island Plantation Resort offer 300 one-, two- and three-bedroom villas with ocean, golf or resort views. 

About Cliff Drysdale Tennis

Cliff Drysdale Tennis (CDT), founded in 2001 by tennis legend Cliff Drysdale and partners Don Henderson and Tom Brownhill, specializes in daily tennis operations and management for resorts, hotels and private tennis clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class tennis facilities; tennis educational programs, summer camps, clinics and retreats; and resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. For more information, visit

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