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WINTERGREEN RESORT SET TO HOST THREE USTA TENNIS
COMPETITIONS IN OCTOBER

WINTERGREEN, Va. (September 7, 2011) – Wintergreen Resort nestled atop Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains is set to host three major USTA Virginia tennis tournaments in October.

On the women’s circuit, Clay Court State Championships for all age groups from 35 to 75 and  Over, will be held October 1-3.  The Boys and Girls 12 and Under and 16 and Under Level 4 Clay Court State Championships, and the Men’s and Women’s 40 and Over State Clay Court Championships will be held the following weekend, October 8-10.

The terrific fall line-up follows on the heels of the USTA Virginia Senior District Championships played at Wintergreen in August, and July’s very successful USTA/Mid Atlantic Level 2 Boys and Girls 16 Clay Court Challenger which was noted by participants as some of their best-ever clay court play.

Wintergreen is ranked #1 Resort for Families by TENNIS Magazine, as well as # 7 Tennis Camp in the U.S. and #20 Resort in the U.S. by Tennis Resorts Online , which places it among the  top 25 Gold Medal Resorts in the country.  The mountain top destination boasts 22 courts, including three indoor Deco-Turf courts and 19 outdoor clay courts.  Wintergreen’s award-winning Tennis Academy offers an array of adult tennis programs, junior camps and clinics.  Darryl Lewis is the director of tennis for Wintergreen Resort.

For more information about the tennis programs at Wintergreen Resort, call (434) 325-8235, or visit the property’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com.

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About Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Va. This beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, nearly 300 condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service, destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and savory dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond, Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours from Philadelphia, and eight hours from Atlanta. For more information, guests can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com

Media Contacts:
Dana Quillen                                                
Wintergreen Resort
(434) 325-8150
dquillen@wintergreenresort.com

Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations – East
(908) 876-5100
kmoraghan@hunter-pr.com