Orange Park, FL (April 2016) : Every spring for the last eight years, Eagle Landing has been the site of the $10,000 USTA Futures Tournament ~ The Eagle Landing Tennis Classic.
Young men from all over the world compete for ranking points and a share of the prize money as they continue their quest to be the best tennis player in the world.
Pictured here – 2015 Winners: (L-R): Director of Tennis, Mark Arrowsmith | Runner-up Stefan Kozlov (USA) | Winner Darian King (BAR) | Tennis Pro Scott Moore
Strong community support makes this tournament one of the high spots in the USTA tournament circuit and is the only major event in northeast Florida. Area businesses such as St. Vincent’s Healthcare, and individual donations not only provide the prize monies but support two of our local charities as well. Tennis Pro Mark Arrowsmith | Runner-up Stefan Kozlov (USA) | Winner Darian King (BAR) | Tennis Pro Scott Moore
This year’s event starts April 12 -14 with a Wild Card Tournament whereby the winner earns a spot in the Main Draw beginning April 19th. Following the Wild Card, up to 128 players will compete in the Qualifying Tournament, April 15 – 18, for eight spots in the Main Draw. All matches (singles and doubles) are open to the public at no charge and most matches start at 9am daily. Tournament schedule is available at EagleLandingOnline.com.
Our tournament is unique in that we offer housing to the participants and the officials. Some stay a day or two, others longer. The Main Draw runs from April 19th – 24th. If you & your family can help shelter an official or a player or two, please contact Mark Arrowsmith via email or call the Athletic Club at (904) 291-4343 and leave your name & number.
All donations received from area businesses & private individuals go the
tournament’s charities: JP Hall Sr. Children’s Charities of Clay County and the
MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation serving northeast Florida.