2476 Hwy. 1 South
Greenville, MS  38701
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Greenville Golf and Country Club

 

 

Dress Code
Appropriate tennis attire only.
No black soled marking shoes.

General Information

The Greenville Country Club Tennis Facility is operated year round in a beautiful, scenic, and safe environment.  The tennis facility operates under the management of the Tennis Director, Jamie Bell, the Tennis Committee, and the Greenville Country Club Board of Directors. 

It serves members and guests with 9 lighted courts and a pro shop.  We also reciprocate with many other country clubs around the state and south.  As a member of The United States Tennis Association the Greenville Country Club participates in the Spring Adult League, the Summer Mixed League, the Fall Combo League, and the Delta Tri-Level League. We also host a number of non-sanctioned tennis tournaments throughout the year.  Some of these include annual tournaments such as, Ladies day tournaments, Delta Cotton Belles Tournament, the Taco Bowl and the State/Ole Miss Benefit Classic, which is the largest tournament in the Delta.  The Ole Miss/ State won the Charity Event of the year(2007) for the Mississippi Tennis Association and the Southern Tennis Association (includes 9 southern states, excluding Florida).

We also host numerous successful annual tennis events such as the Ladies Day Icebreaker Tournament, the Washington School Ladies Day Benefit,  the Taco Bowl, and much more.

We also have an extremely active junior tennis program.  The summer tennis program is second to none in the Delta and operates from the end of May through August.  As many as 150 children participate in this program.  There is a group for all children of all ages and skills.  

The Greenville Country Club is the home of the A to Z Beginner Ladies program.  This long existing program has started hundreds of beginner ladies playing tennis.  This very successful program starts a new group of beginner ladies each May.

The Greenville Country Club Tennis Facility is also the home of The Washington School Generals Tennis Team.  Home matches are played at The Country Club during the months of March and April.

Jamie Bell, Director of Tennis, is certified by the United States Tennis Registry and The United States Professional Tennis Association and  is a member of the USTA, USPTA, MTA, STA & USRSA.

He began his teaching career as an assistant pro at CHTC, moved to John Newcombe’s Tennis Ranch in 1979 where he was a Co-Owner of Team International, and Co-Director of The Competitive Edge International Tennis Academy.  He moved back to the Delta in 1990 to become the Tennis Director/Manager of CHTC.

Jamie has served on numerous committees within the Mississippi and Southern Tennis Associations.  He currently serve on the Board of Directors for the Delta Community Association.  Jamie has served as President of the Mississippi Chapter of The United States Professional Tennis Association for two years and The Mississippi Professional Tennis Association for two years.  He also has served on the MTA Board and the Southern USPTA Board.

Jamie, currently in his 33rd year in the tennis business, enjoys coaching players from 4 years old and up.  He has devoted his life to teaching beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.  He also has enjoyed coaching The Washington School Tennis Team for the past 22 years and lead this team to numerous girls and boys north, state, and over-all state championship titles.

Jamie has won many honors and awards.  He was the Mississippi Tennis Association Pro of the Year in 1993 & 1999.  He was The USPTA Mississippi Chapter Pro of the Year in 1994.  He was awarded the MTA Media Award in 1997 and the MTA & STA Education Merit Award in 1991.  His latest award includes the 2012 Mississippi Association of Independent Schools "Tennis Coach of the Year".

Jamie, a firm believer in teaching proper stroke technique and strategy, gives private, group, and team lessons and drills year round.  His drills and lessons are informative, a great workout, and fun.

He also enjoys writing tennis tips for The Delta Democrat Times newspaper,  The Life in the Delta Magazine and the Leland Progress.

Jamie and his wife Marla, own and operate the tennis shop at the Country Club under the name, Tennis Unlimited.  Here you can find an assortment of ladies’ and men’s tennis apparel, Prince Racquets, accessories, men’s, women’s, and children’s tennis shoes, tennis equipment, and tennis bags.  Jamie offers year round stringing and racquet repair services.  He has expert technical knowledge of racquets and string performance and has been stringing racquets over 35 years.

    Greenville Country Club Tennis Rules
1.   Soft non-marking shoes must be worn at all times. All Males must wear shirts and no swimming suits can be worn at any time.
2.   Any willful damage to the courts, nets, screens, fences and any other  equipment, shall be paid for by the Club members responsible.
3.   No chewing gum allowed on tennis courts.
4.   Proper tennis etiquette is expected at all times.
5.   No bikes, roller blades or skate boards are allowed on courts.
6.  Players must remove their trash from the court and return water pitchers after play.