Daufuskie Island, SC (February 27, 2014) – The Haig Point Tennis Club will host the 8th Annual Daufuskie Island Adult Championships April 24-27. The amateur tournament, pegged the “best little tournament in South Carolina,” will offer competition for men and women in singles, doubles and mixed doubles, and have divisions for adults age 35 and older.

The entry fee for this U.S. Tennis Association sanctioned event is $55. The entry fee covers entry into two events, welcome gifts, lunch on Friday and Saturday, and complimentary ferry transportation for players. For more information or to complete an entry form, visit the Haig Point website at www.HaigPoint.com or www.sctennis.com/daufuskie, or call Haig Point Director of Tennis Ron Gwyn at (843) 384-0553. The entry deadline is April 21. Accommodations are available at Haig Point.

Haig Point recently received an “Outstanding Tennis Facility Award” from the U.S. Tennis Association and the Club had women’s teams compete in the last two state championships.

“Players will be paired with other players of similar ability,” says, Gwyn, who has built an active program for his members over his 17 years at the Club. “We have six courts and top-notch amenities, so we will certainly offer a quality experience in every way.”

Prizes will be awarded for finalists in each divisional category and special welcome gifts also will be provided. Gwyn expects to again have entries from throughout the Southeast region of the United States.

“This is another way to showcase the active lifestyle and beautiful amenities of Haig Point,” says Gwyn.

Located on Daufuskie Island, Haig Point is accessible only by boat from Hilton Head Island, S.C. Haig Point residents drive electric carts throughout the community. The private community also offers a Rees Jones Signature golf course and equestrian facilities set among undisturbed natural settings and the beachfront of Calibogue Sound.

About Haig Point
Haig Point is a charming sea island community just off the coast of South Carolina, between Hilton Head and Savannah, Ga. There is no bridge, so the island is accessible only by a private ferry system originating from Hilton Head Island.

Residents and guests drive electric carts to the eclectic points of interest in and around the community, including the historic Haig Point Lighthouse (built in 1873), Strachan Mansion and the tabby ruins of 19th century slave quarters. The community is also home to a stunning Rees Jones Signature golf course. Amenities at Haig Point Club also include a full-service tennis center, equestrian center, two restaurants and a community park. For more information about the island or real estate opportunities, call (800) 686-3441.

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