Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. May 3, 2013–Record holder of one of the fastest serves in history, Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, is set to join tennis standouts Don Johnson, Jimmy Arias, Mikael Pernfors, and Kathy Rinaldi at BallenIsles Country Club on Saturday, May 4 for a Celebrity Tennis Exhibition benefiting local Charity.
Schultz-McCarthy claimed her place as the fastest serve in WTA history, recording a 130-mph-serve during a qualifying tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2006. “This promises to be great tennis action and will take place on the Stadium Court of the Club’s state-of-the-art Sports Complex from 4:00 – 5:30 pm,” said BallenIsles Tennis Director Trish Faulkner.
A Tennis Clinic from 2:30 – 4:00pm will precede the exhibition which will be followed by a cocktail party in the Main Clubhouse 6:00 – 8:00 pm and an opportunity for photos with celebrities. The event is also open to the public. For non-members of BallenIsles, the Tennis Clinic entry fee is $100.00 per person. The Celebrity Exhibition fee for non-members is $50.00 per person and the Cocktail After Party and Celebrities Meet and Greet, with photos, is $100.00 per person. For reservations please call the BallenIsles Tennis Desk at 561.622.0220. All Proceeds Benefit the T.E.D.S. Foundation which was founded by Schultz-McCarthy to provide scholarships and training to young athletes 8 to 15 years old.
BallenIsles Country Club has been lending its world class facilities to a number of worthy causes in the community and the Club’s teaching professionals also donate their time extensively. The highly valued tennis program at BallenIsles continues to attract a Who’s Who of former and current Grand Slam champions including Venus and Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Virginia Wade, Stan Smith, Fred Stolle, Mats Wilander, Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Mikael Pernfors, Jimmy Arias, Aaron Krickstein, Van Winitsky, Gigi Fernandez and Alina Jidkova.
About BallenIsles Country Club Nestled in the heart of South Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens, BallenIsles (www.BallenIsles.org) is highly regarded as a unique, private residential community with a distinguished history. Home to some of the world’s top professional athletes and business leaders, it boasts 3 championship courses with 54 holes of golf, 22 world class tennis courts and a new, state-of-the-art Sports Complex.