Yonahlossee Awards & Recognition
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2013 Top 75 Worldwide Tennis Resorts
Yonahlossee Resort & Club rated in the Top 75 Tennis Resorts worldwide by tennisresortsonline.com Recently selected by a popular tennis resort & camp website, Yonahlossee Resort Accommodations and Yonahlossee Racquet Club partnered to claim a Bronze Medalist position in the annual Top 100 Resorts and Camp feature by tennisresortsonline.com “Make no mistake, however, all of those listed here have a proven record of catering well to the needs of avid tennis players.” Roger Cox, Editor. Visit the Yonahlossee Resort & Club featured page on tennisresortsonline.com
2012 USPTA NC Tennis Professional of the Year, Bryan Dirk
Blowing Rock’s Yonahlossee Racquet Club, Dirk Scores Big in USTPA Awards Bryan Dirk with awards By David Rogers. January 29, 2013. PINEHURST — Anybody that says they are “laid back” out West, hasn’t met Bryan Dirk. Just two years into a gig as the managing pro at Yonahlossee Racquet Club on the outskirts of Blowing Rock, the transfer from Tucson (AZ) Country Club scored a “double” over the weekend in Pinehurst, at the annual meeting of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) of North Carolina. First, Mr. Dirk was recognized as the “Best Tennis Professional” by the North Carolina chapter, then Yonahlossee Racquet Club under his leadership is being recognized as “Best Tournament”, for its annual Gladys Hackworth Adult Tournament that hosts players from up and down the East Coast. The prestigious tournament has been staged each July for the past 20 years at Yonahlossee. Dirk arrived in the High Country and at Yonahlossee in March of 2011. In less than two years, he has put Yonahlossee firmly on the North Carolina tennis map with: two seasons of free tennis clinics in area elementary schools two summers of kids’ tennis camps two U.S.T.A. tournaments benefits for Grandfather Home for Children, the Watauga Humane Society, and Habitat for Humanity
2012 NC USTA Adult Tournament of the Year
Yonahlossee Racquet Club (YRC) is received the “Best Tournament of the Year” honor from the USTA – for its annual Gladys Hackworth Adult Tournament – which hosts players from all over the east coast and has been held each July for the past 20 years. 2012 drew 199 players with over 30 draws & 200 entries for a very competitive tournament. Combined with the best weather of the summer, beautifully catered dinners Friday and Saturday night, a silent auction and lots of hospitality, the 2012 Gladys Hackworth tournament was enjoyed by everyone.
2004 NC USTA Adult Tournament of the Year
Gladys Hackworth Adult Tournament – which hosts players from all over the east coast and has been held each July for the past 24 years. The tournament benefits WAMY.