Planning Trip to Georgia Coastal Islands

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  1. catfish

    catfish Semi-Pro

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    I'm planning a trip to the Georgia Coast. I'd like to stay on the beach, preferably on Jekyll Island, and play tennis a couple of times if there are some courts around. Does anyone have any suggestions on places to stay? Is there any tennis on Jekyll, or do you need to go over to St. Simons for tennis. Any advice would be appreciated. I have not been to Jekyll or St. Simons since I was a kid, so I don't remember much about them.
     
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  3. EdVin70

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    Jekyll has its own tennis center with 12 clay courts, call Pete Poole for info (912) 635-3154.

    We have 8 public courts on St. Simons (all hard); 2 lit.

    Brunswick has 6 lit courts at Howard Cofffin park just off 17.
    The College of Coastal Georgia has a great facility with lit courts too (hard).
     
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  4. EdVin70

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    Jekyll has nice beaches but St. Simons has waay more to offer as far as rentals, dining and shopping etc. Our beaches are pretty nice too ;)

    The King and Prince resort is here on the beach and they have 2 private clay courts. Give me a ring if you want some more info on other choices: nine one 2, 2 four eight, eight two 41.

    Plenty of options depending on your budget, Sea Island has two facilities with all clay as well (Murph Jensen is the pro for Sea Island, but I don't know if he is doing WTT).
     
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  5. catfish

    catfish Semi-Pro

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    Thanks for the info. I'm still in the planning phase, but will give you a call if I need some more info.
     
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  6. catfish

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    EdVin70, I tried to email you through your profile but wasn't allowed. Do you have an email address where I can contact you about tennis in your area? Email me at smith10s at yahoo dot com.
     
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  7. EdVin70

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    Sorry for the delay, I just sent you an email
     
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