Inspired by Wexford’s golf Glow Nine & Dine, Wexford’s Tennis team brought in XGlosive Tennis – where lights out, means game on! Check out the video from the May 3rd event.
08Congratulations to Wexford Head Tennis Professional, Mike Pollard, for being awarded Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Member of the Year for South Carolina! This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.
Mike coaches more than 25 Adult USTA teams annually, and both Men’s and Women’s Interclub teams. He coaches multiple adult players who compete in both the singles and doubles Ultimate Tennis Leagues. He also coaches multiple Junior Team Tennis teams during the year.
Mike is co-tournament director for one Junior USTA tournament, and one USTA adult tournament each year. He also participates in many local exhibitions and is a member of the Hilton Head Pro League, which in 2016 raised $2,700 for the PTR Wheelchair Championships.
Mike joined the PTR in 2002. In 2015, he became the first member of the PTR to become certified Professional in all 5 pathways (10 & Under, 11 to 17, Performance, Adult Development, Senior Development) AND is also PTR wheelchair certified. He currently has 665 continuing education hours.
During his three year tenure as Head Professional at Wexford, the tennis facility has won multiple prestigious awards including 2014 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year, 2016 Island Packet Tennis Facility of the year, and the 2016 USTA Southern Member Facility of the year.
Congratulations to our own, Mike Pollard!
Wexford Tennis has been active in USTA play for the past 22+ years.
Approximately 25 USTA Teams play out of Wexford, including additional Junior Team Tennis.
Wexford also hosts two annual USTA events – Wexford/Long Cove Junior Open (typically held in June) and Wexford/Sea Pines Country Club Doubles Championship (typically held in September)
This is not the first recognition by USTA, in 2014 Wexford Tennis was awarded USTA Outstanding Tennis Facility. We are grateful for our dedicated for tennis players and staff, as these accolades would not be possible without them.