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19 CDT and PBI Managed Locations Headline 2023 Tennis Resorts Online Rankings


Cliff Drysdale Tennis and Peter Burwash International, the leaders in providing the ultimate racquet sports experience, are pleased to announce that 19 of their managed resort locations have been ranked amongst the top 50 in the new 2023 Tennis Resorts Online rankings, including 5 in the top 10. Additionally, CDT and PBI Adult Tennis Camps were once again atop the list both internationally and domestically featuring in two of the top three spots. CDT and PBI managed resorts also made up 8 of the top 20 ranked pickleball resorts, a new category in this year’s rankings.

“These results mean the world to our staff around the world who work so hard to deliver the ultimate tennis and pickleball experience to every guest they meet,” said Scott McCulloch, Chief Operating Officer for Cliff Drysdale Tennis. “No matter where you are looking to travel, we have fantastic resort partners and an incredibly loyal clientele that we can’t thank enough.”

“Our commitment and passion for customer service is led by our incredible professionals around the world, and it’s a huge honor to see so many of our resort partners make this list,” said Rene Zondag, President of Peter Burwash International. “Tennis Resorts Online is the gold standard for resort management in our industry, and these rankings speak to the service our team provides.”

Managed resorts named to TRO’s 2023 Rankings include:

Top 10 Tennis Resorts (Gold Medal Resorts)

No. 2 Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt - Austria

No. 3 JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa - Palm Desert, CA

No. 6 Omni Amelia Island Resort - Amelia Island, FL

No. 7 Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara - Goleta, CA

No. 10 Four Seasons Resort Nevis - West Indies

Top 25 Tennis Resorts (Silver Medal Resorts)

Chateau Elan Resort - Braselton, GA

Hanalei Bay Resort - Princeville, HI

La Quinta Resort and Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort - La Quinta, CA

Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection - Waimea, HI

Omni La Costa Resort and Spa - Carlsbad, CA

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa - Rancho Mirage, CA

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort - Carlsbad, CA

Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami - Key Biscayne, FL

Stratton Mountain Resort - Stratton, VT

Top 50 Tennis Resorts (Bronze Medal Resorts)

Arizona Biltmore - Scottsdale, AZ

Baha Mar - Bahamas

Carmel Valley Ranch - Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA

Hawks Cay Resort - Duck Key, FL

Palm Island Resort - Placida, FL

Top 5 Tennis Camps (Gold Medal Tennis Camps)

No. 2 Bio Hotel Stanglwirt

No. 3 Omni Amelia Island Resort

No. 5 Stratton Mountain Resort

Top 5 Pickleball Camps (Gold Medal Pickleball Camps)

No. 2 Owl’s Nest Resort

No. 5 Omni Amelia Island Resort

Top 20 Pickleball Camps (Silver Medal Pickleball Camps)

Arizona Biltmore

Chateau Elan Resort

Four Seasons Resort Nevis Hawk’s Cay Resort

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa

Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa

Stratton Mountain Resort

For more information about Cliff Drysdale Tennis: www.cliffdrydsale.com

For more information about Peter Burwash International: www.pbitennis.com

About Cliff Drysdale Tennis

Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, the company specializes in daily tennis and fitness operations and management for resorts, hotels and private clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class facilities; educational programs, summer camps, clinics and retreats; and resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. Cliff Drysdale Management’s property portfolio currently boasts 34 tennis facilities nationwide, including multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal ranked tennis resorts on Tennis Resorts Online’s Top 100 list. In July 2018, Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing acquired Cliff Drysdale Management. The acquisition brings together two influential sports management companies that have been excelling at locations around the world for more than two decades.

About Peter Burwash International

Founded in 1975, Peter Burwash International is a premier tennis management company specializing in tennis instruction, program development, marketing, operations and daily tennis activities for five-star resorts, hotels and tennis clubs worldwide. Troon acquired Peter Burwash International in December 2021. The acquisition made Troon the worldwide leader in racquet sports management. PBI Founder and Chairman, Peter Burwash, a former Canadian champion, has been an icon in the tennis industry for over 45 years as a world-renowned coach, widely sought after as a motivational speaker, tennis TV commentator and author of eight books. Recognized for its innovative Tennis For Life® instruction and exceptional customer service, PBI directs tennis programs for 25 exclusive properties in North America, Hawaii, Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

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