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Friday, November 2nd @ 8:00AM - 7:00PM
It’s that time of the year again! Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club is very excited to bring our community an elite NCAA Division I College Tennis Event on our very own courts. The Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic benefiting Pediatric Cancer Research will be taking place the weekend of Nov. 2-4th.
Known as one of the most unique tournaments in college tennis. Players from nationally ranked programs from around the country will be competing for the title of the only clay court event on the ITA/NCAA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) calendar.
The tournament consists of a 32 Singles Draw and a 16 Team Doubles Draw for both Men’s and Women’s Divisions. We have representation from a total of twenty-four teams that will be coming to the Ranch. Here are some of the schools coming to play… Florida, Notre Dame, Michigan, Baylor, Oklahoma St., Louisville, Princeton, Florida St., South Florida, Central Florida, Boston College, Illinois, The Naval Academy, Texas Christian, Virginia Tech.
Through the efforts and support of our staff, sponsoring local and national businesses, our membership/host families, Dick Vitale and First Watch Cafe the tournament has gained national recognition as the coaches and players favorite fall tournament of the year!
• This is the tournament’s eighth year
• Raises funds for Dick Vitale’s V Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research
• Free to attend
• Sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association
• Co-Tournament Directors: Paul Lederman & Chris Marquez
Admission is free all weekend. Feel free to check out our tournament page on Facebook for daily schedule and continued news… Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic
For more additional information please contact the
Tennis Pro Shop at 941.907.2255.