Southwest Florida’s Premier Tennis Program


Laurel Oak is home to one of the top Tennis Facilities in Sarasota


Our tennis facility has 12 well maintained Har Tru courts, with 10 lighted courts for night play.

Adult Tennis Programs


There is always a game available for your level of play; from entry level to USTA 4.5 ratings.


  • Bi-weekly Friday night mixers followed by dinner at the club

  • Weekly clinics for men and women

  • League play for the more competitive players

  • Private and group lessons are available from our USPTA Professionals

  • Monthly Pro Exhibitions are popular on Friday nights from November to May – all Laurel Oak members are invited to spectate.


Junior Tennis Programs


With over 250 children under 21 years of age as part of the membership at Laurel Oak Country Club, we offer programs designed especially for the kids.


  • High quality tennis instruction

  • USTA Junior Tournament Training for ages 5-17

  • The Junior Summer Sports Camp ages 8-17

  • Future Stars of Tennis/Swim Camp ages 5-7

  • Meet The Tennis Staff
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      TY BRASWELL, USPTA

      Ty has been the director of tennis at Laurel Oak Country Club since June of 2005. Ty attended FSU on a full tennis scholarship and played #1 singles and doubles for the Seminoles. As a junior player, Ty was ranked as high as #1 in Florida and #5 in the country in the Boys 18s division. Before coming to Laurel Oak, Ty was the Asst. Men’s Tennis Coach at FSU. During his time there, he was named the 2003 Regional ITA Asst. Coach of the Year and coached three-time ACC Player of the Year, Mat Cloer. Ty and Mike Wilson launched the Start to Finish Tennis Program at Laurel Oak in April of this year. Ty and his wife Anna have 4 children, Micah, Jonah, Jeremiah. And Rebekah.

      Lessons 1/2 Hour $70 Members / $85 Guests



           

       

      TONY ACOSTA, USPTA

      Tony joined the Laurel Oak family as the Head Tennis Pro in September of 2007. With 21 years of teaching experience, he is best known as a junior development specialist. Although he originally went to college to play baseball, Tony has been a four-time Nationally ranked tennis player with a serve that has been known to reach 130 mph, ranked #15 nationally in singles in 1999 and #1 in doubles in the Men's 35 Division, USPTA Grand Prix Circuit. Tony is also a U.S. Navy and Gulf War veteran. During his 21 years of teaching, Tony has been involved in many different aspects of the tennis business, from country clubs & resorts, to city and county run facilities, and has taken part in growing the game everywhere he has been. Tony is USPTA Certified. 

      Lessons 1/2 Hour $65 Members / $80 Guests



           

       

      STEVE MARTIN

      Steve has been teaching tennis at Laurel Oak since 2001. Prior to Laurel Oak, Steve spent five years working with Peter Burwash International, the leading tennis management company in the world. Steve has had the privilege of teaching tennis in such countries as Austria, Italy, Switzerland and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. In addition to tennis, Steve is a certified Boxing Trainer and is also a certified Speed and Agility trainer. Steve is married and he and his wife Heather have a son named Eli.

      Lessons 1/2 Hour $65 Members / $80 Guests


           

 
  • Laurel Oak Country Club
  • 2700 Gary Player Blvd.
  • Sarasota, FL 34240
  • (941) 378-3608
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