Monday, October 3, 2016


The Lee County Women's Tennis League (LCWTL) 2016-17 season is just days away from opening matches. This coming Thursday, October 6, the 3.0-Minus Rated and Senior Copper Divisions begin play. Things promise to be If you are interested in 2015-16 recaps of the senior and rated divisions click on the links (that's the underlined text above). 

2015 Fast 4 Event 
Next up in the tennis rotation is the Gulf Harbour Fast 4 Doubles Tourney, with that fast and furious action taking place on Saturday, October 15 at Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club. I haven't yet played this format, but some of my students have played Gulf Harbour as a matter of fact... and they tell me it's a lot of fun. 

Gulf Harbour Tennis Staff at Fast 4 Tourney
There's doubles competition for both men and women at the 6.0 through 8.5 levels, as well as an Open division. The entry deadline is Tuesday, October 11, so you better jump on this now. Great practice for the upcoming league play, because it's pressure all the way through. If you haven't played it yet, you might want to give it a try (click here for more info on the format and rules).

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And now for a fan favorite, the Southwest Florida Pro League will debut at Palmira Golf & Country Club on Friday, October 21 at 4pm. This is going to be an adventure for me, but I'm jumping back into the Pro League action. 
John Ramsey
The League has a new Commissioner in John Ramsey of Kelly Greens, and a new website designed by Craig Turner. I think you are going to love what Craig has done with the website if you are a Pro League fan! 

Yep, everything you could possibly want to know about the Southwest Florida Pro League can be found at The entire schedule is available, information on players, teams, the standings, match recaps, etc. It is definitely the place to go for all things Pro League. Should be a fun season, and I will do a Pro League preview prior to October 21 to set the stage. Game, set, match...T. A.

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