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Les Grandes Dames celebrates 19th year at BallenIsles
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL. JAN. 23, 2013 – The 19th annual Les Grandes Dames International Senior Women’s Tennis Tournament presented by Tail Activewear, celebrated 5 days of action-packed matches at BallenIsles Country Club’s state-of-the-art Sports Complex.
“This tournament that has come to exemplify a legacy for the sport of tennis and we were pleased to see more than 150 players from around the country and abroad including Canada, and Denmark as well as 16 BallenIsles members compete in this year’s event,” said BallenIsles GM Derrick Barnett.
The tournament which brought together some of the country's best senior women tennis players in the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s Divisions, saw a few upsets in both singles and doubles.
#1 seed Katerina Stanford lost in the 30s final to #2 seed Evgenia Dockter who also took the 30 doubles title along with Angela Simon from Atlanta. The 40s division saw some great tennis but it was a sweep for Angela Simon over Trish Riddell of Maitland, Fl.
BallenIsles Relives Fond Memories with Jack Nicklaus at Legendary East Course
Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. August 7, 2012 – BallenIsles Country Club’s legendary East Course was the scene of fond memories at the weekend as Jack Nicklaus returned to the course where he won the PGA Championship, to watch his son compete during the final day of the 37th Palm Beach Kennel Club County Amateur Championship.
BallenIsles Junior Cup 2012