Rescheduling Times-Due to potential heat
The draws will be back up tomorrow, Saturday the 24th, with adjusted times.
We are very excited to announce our 3rd Annual Super Category 2 Senior Women's Grass Court Championships, 27 May - 1 June 2014. Mixed Doubles events will also be played in this tournament. If you have NEVER played on GRASS, this is your opportunity to do so at a World Class facility, Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, CA which hosts many national events. Our tennis facility is comprised of 10 grass, 4 clay and 20 Hard Courts. A beautiful Spa and Fitness center, fine dining and 3 golf courses too!. This tournament is held on the BEST grass in the country and arguably, the world! Make it a vacation with the family and enjoy our paradise in the desert.
Match times are subject to change, please
check your draw(s) frequently.
We are pleased to announce that EleVen by Venus, is the TITLE SPONSOR
for the 3rd Annual Mission Hills Senior Women’s Grass Court
Championships. Come compete with
athletes that embody the EleVen spirit! A special trunk show will be held on
Tuesday to display Venus’s line of style + performance athletic wear.
We will have Women’s events from 30’s to 90’s in 5 year increments. Mixed
doubles in combined age “80’s”, “100’s”, “120’s” and “140’s” will also be
played. Consolation will be offered for each event,
but may be played on hard court if grass is not available. There will be practice courts available,
grass and hard, after 12 noon prior to the tournament which you can sign up for
$20 per court per hour. Call the Pro Shop at 760-328-5800 to reserve a court. The mixed will be played on grass court and
will also have consolation.
Who Can Play:
Anyone who is a current USTA member, can play the tournament. It is sanctioned by the SCTA and the USTA and
is a Category 2 tournament. There is a two event limit when divisions are playing at the same time, except singles. One may play 2 divisions in the front part of the week and a 3rd division later in the week.
Start Times and Days:
The older ages will start early in the week and the younger ages will
start at the end of the week through the week-end to accommodate the working
participants. Mixed 140 and 120 will
start early in the week and the other mixed events will start later in the
week. CHECK TOURNAMENT WEBSITE FOR DATES AND TIMES.
Access to Mission Hills CC Amenities:
You and your guests have access to the Country Club for the week, which
includes eating at any of the restaurants, access and special rates playing one
of three golf courses and enjoying our Spa.
There will be a special discount at the Golf and Tennis Pro Shops!
Pre Tournaments Grass Court Clinics:
Walsh and Tory Fretz
movement strategy and shot selection!
Monday 26th, and Wednesday 27th May
Hills CC Tennis Desk 760-328-5800 or
$30 PP per
Special Tournament Evening SOCIAL Events:
Trunk Show of “EleVen” by Venus Williams.
Cocktails, beer and wine (no-host bar), Cheese by Fiscalini and bar
snacks at the Cafe from at 5:30 to 7:30.
Sign up for the PASTABILITIES dinner with "made to order" stations of pasta, pizza,
lasagna, salads including grilled vegetables and a desert station. All you can eat for $19.95++ .
Sign up at the tournament desk for reservations at our main Club House
dining room or Call 760-324-9400 and reference “Women’s Grass Court Tournament”
to reserve your spot.
Player’s dinner will be at the main Club House. Cocktails with a no host bar starting at 6:00
with dinner starting at 7:00. Guests are
welcome for $39 per person. Please either
sign them up at the tournament desk or send us with the number of guests with your entry.
Entry Fee Discounts to Mission Hills CC member participants:
Mission Hill CC members must submit their entry to the MHCC
Pro Shop or by mail to Andrea Polisky:
57 Rocio Court, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Singles - $72.00
Doubles - $58.00
Second Doubles - $45.00
Mixed Doubles Event Entries:
Combined Age Mixed Doubles teams cannot enter their event via
Tennislink. All mixed doubles teams must submit their entry to Andrea Polisky: 57
Rocio Court, Palm Desert, CA 92260.
Our proud sponsor is Agua Caliente
Casino and Hotel. The hotel rates are $109 for
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and $159 for Friday and Saturday. 17% hotel tax. These are
great prices as the resort fee are waived, includes a $10 cash play card and
discounted spa coupon for spa services in the SUNSTONE SPA! Access to fitness center, complimentary self and valet parking and in room internet.
You must reserve by Monday, May 5, 2014. Call 1-800-854-1279.
The group name: USTA Women’s
Block code is: 1305USTAWO
The end of May and beginning of June lows are mid 65-70 degrees and the
average highs are 92-102. Don’t let this
deter you as it is DRY heat with 7%-15%
humidity which makes the temperature FEEL 10 degrees cooler. Average Rain for this time of year is .05
inches. Grass Courts are 10-25 degrees cooler than a hard court!
Springs International Airport- 5 miles, Ontario International Airport-80 Miles,
John Wayne Airport- 109 miles, LAX-133 miles, Long Beach Airport-128 Miles and
San Diego International Airport-124 miles.
take Interstate 10 East to Bob Hope Drive and turn right. Turn right onto Dinah Shore Drive and turn
Left into Mission Hills Country Club.
tennis attire required, (no T-Shirts.)
White is NOT required. WEAR YOUR
No Grass Court tennis shoes allowed.
Destination location for the whole family:
Coachella Valley has 130 golf courses, the Living Desert , hiking and biking
trails, world class restaurants, entertainment such as the McCallum Theatre,
Casino’s and Knott’s Water Park, Palm
Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs Art Museum, World Class Shopping and dining on
“El Paseo.” Joshua Tree National Park,
Salton Sea and the Palm Springs Tramway to the top of San Jacinto mountains and
Dear Players: Your thoughts are important to us!
Please take a moment to complete the 2014 Tournament Evaluation.
We are redoing times to move everyone to play as early as
possible, due to the possible heat issues. Please recheck time on
Saturday the 24th.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, May 19, 2014 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 650003814 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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