Tennis in the Lake Oconee Area

The Lake Oconee area offers many different activities year round, from fishing to boating and from golf to tennis. Because the Lake Oconee area is well known for being near Augusta, GA where the 2014 Masters Golf tournament took place, many assume golf is Lake Oconee’s main attraction, however many residents and visitors of the area are just as excited by Lake Oconee’s Tennis Facilities.

 Lake Oconee offers a great tennis community for all levels of tennis player.

Reynolds Plantation is one of the communities that have a wonderful tennis center with two PBI trained Pros, Dave Neuhart and James Derrick at the Lake Club as well as courts at Linger Longer Park, Great Waters and The Village at The Landing. Reynolds Plantation’s Lake Club Tennis Center offers four traditional clay courts and four state-of-the-art Har-Tru Hydro Courts. At the Lake Club Tennis Center there is a full-service pro shop, computerized ball machine, tennis packages and visitors and residents can participate in clinics and private lessons. The Lake Club received the 2006 PBI “Tennis Site of the Year,” the Tennis Industry Association’s 2007 “Top 50 Tennis Welcome Centers”, and 2009 USTA “Facility of the Year” awards.


Lake Club Pro, James Derrick, poses with kids from the Lake Club Tennis Camp



The Lake Oconee area also has tennis courts in the Cuscowilla Community, the Harbor Club Community, Towne Creek Apartments, and other public access courts. Click HERE for a list with directions.

Lake Oconee’s passion for tennis is also represented by the Lake Oconee Tennis Association or LOTA which received national recognition from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) as the fastest growing community tennis association in the country. LOTA’s mission is to…

Our purpose and objective is to create, develop, maintain and promote tennis in our communities. Our goal is to provide tennis opportunities and programs, where we all have fun, play good matches, and benefit from physical activity out-of-doors” (LOTA website mission statement).

LOTA is a very active group with events going on every month. This month, LOTA members are participating in the USTA combination tournaments. For new tennis enthusiast to the Lake Oconee Area LOTA is a sure place to make and meet new friends. For more information on LOTA visit their website by clicking HERE.


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