• CDT Staff

Cliff Drysdale Tennis Selected to Manage Tennis Operations at The Huntington Club


Huntington Beach, California (August 19, 2022) — Cliff Drysdale Tennis, a Troon Company, has been selected to manage tennis operations at The Huntington Club, a private club located in Huntington Beach, California. We are excited to announce that Leon Patchett has been named Director of Racquets.


Ideally located just two miles from downtown Huntington Beach and steps away from the Pacific Ocean, The Huntington Club is redefining the landscape of country club membership for the next generation of club members by creating an engaging experience that focuses on the values of lifestyle and fun. The club is highlighted by amenities for the whole family including a signature 18-hole golf course, unique food and beverage offerings, and their Performance Center. At the Performance Center, a hub for all things tennis and wellness, members have access to a pool, jacuzzi, cold plunge and sauna, sports therapy appointments, fitness equipment, acupuncture services and 16 championship hard courts.


“The Huntington Club is a stunning location and one of the finest clubs in Orange County,” said Scott McCulloch, Chief Operations Officer for Cliff Drysdale Tennis. “We’re thrilled to partner with the team to help take the tennis program to the next level for The Huntington Club members.”

Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, Cliff Drysdale Tennis 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 racquet facilities nationwide, including multiple Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal ranked tennis resorts on the Top 100 list for Tennis Resorts Online.


“We are excited to be partnering with Cliff Drysdale Tennis to bring a new and engaging experience to our members,” said Chris Banner, General Manager. “From access to clubs across the country and exciting events to new tennis professionals out on the courts, we know our members will be excited about these new offerings.”


Cliff Drysdale Tennis and The Huntington Club have named Leon Patchett the Director of Racquets. Leon, originally a native of Australia is a USPTA Elite certified professional who has 19 years of experience working with clubs across the country. We are excited to welcome Leon back to Southern California where he has spent some time over the years.


About The Huntington Club


Are you ready to be part of something revolutionary? At The Huntington Club, our vision is to create an environment where members can win together, celebrate together, give back and have fun. From a game of tennis on the courts to a delicious meal in our new restaurant, we want every person to feel special when they walk on property. It’s time to live your life to the fullest. To learn more about our membership, visit www.thehuntingtonclub.com. About Cliff Drysdale Tennis Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, Cliff Drysdale Tennis 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 racquet 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. For more information, visit www.cliffdrysdale.com