Hidden Dunes ranked among Top 50 Tennis Resorts

Special to The Log

Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort was named a “Silver Medal Resort” by Tennis Resorts Online, ranking the premier resort among the Top 50 Tennis Resorts for the fifth consecutive year.

Located in Miramar Beach, one mile east of Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort features six championship clay courts. Nestled among the oaks, the world-class Tennis Center consistently receives high marks for overall tennis experience, tennis staff and tennis instruction. Additionally, the staff’s like-level game matching is extremely popular with resort players.

“It’s a team effort and we’re excited to make the list for the fifth year in a row,” said Renee Broxson, tennis director at Hidden Dunes. “Many players initially discover Hidden Dunes for our well-maintained clay courts, but come back year after year due to our game instruction, game matching and welcoming atmosphere.”

Broxson is an active member of the USPTA and attends world and sectional conferences for continuing education. She was awarded the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award and the Gulf Coast Conference Sportsmanship Award and was inducted into the University of West Florida Tennis Hall of Fame.

Tennis Pro George Cobia is also an integral part of the team, designing and implementing the instructional clinics and lessons. Cobia has been a Level 1 United States Tennis Professional for 25 years. Hidden Dunes added Quy Tran to the team, and she oversees the pro shop and scheduling like-level matches for players and guests.

Tennis Resorts Online solicits the opinions of racquet-wielding vacationers worldwide and compiles their collective experience into an annual ranking of the “Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps.” Resorts are ranked in more than 20 categories, ranging from the tennis courts and instruction to the quality of the accommodations and children's programs to value for the dollar.