Open May 14-October 31, 2021 with ALL NEW clay courts!
The public courts at the Sugar Mountain Tennis Club are spectacular – some of the best in the NC Blue Ridge Mountains. Six courts, meticulously maintained of fast-dry, Har-tru clay, are wildly popular. Men’s, women’s, and mixed play “friendlys’’ can be found every day of the week. Like our golf course next door, the tennis facilities are open to everyone, either on a pay as you go basis, or economical season pass options. And don’t forget the cool summer temps and the mountain views!
Singles: $40 for 1.5 hours ($20 per person)
Doubles: $40 for 1.5 hours ($10 per person)
Tennis Pass: $90 for 10 Plays
30-day single membership: $125
30-day family membership: $220
60-day single membership: $250
60-day family membership: $350
Seasonal single membership: $400
Seasonal family membership: $540
After 2 PM & All Day Sunday Discount Rates
Singles: $20 for 1.5 hours ($10 per person)
Doubles: $20 for 1.5 hours ($5 per person)
Sugar Mountain Tennis Lessons & Clinics
Contact Tennis Pro Gene Highfield for more info on these tennis events, and to schedule a tennis lesson: 754-300-7224 / GHTennis@gmail.com.
2021 Weekly Adult Clinics
Contact Gene to sign up!
- Tuesdays 1-2:30 PM, Adult Intermediate / Advance
- Saturdays 8:30-10 AM, Ladies Beginner
- Saturdays 10:00-11:30 AM, Adult Intermediate
2021 Weekly Junior Clinics
Monday & Wednesdays, 3-4 PM Level 1, 4-5 PM Level 2
2021 Tennis Exhibitions
Watch four tennis pros play a friendly doubles match. Free admission.
- Wednesday, June 30th, 4-5:30 PM
- Wednesday, July 7, 4-5:30 PM
- Wednesday, July 21, 4-5:30 PM
- Wednesday, July 28, 4-5:30 PM
- Friday, August 13, 5:30-7 PM (Sugar Tennis Gene Highfield vrs Love Tennis Mark Posta)
- Saturday, August 14, Match Play (Sugar Tennis Team vrs Love Tennis Team) Sign up with Gene by July 1st. Limited to 12 players.
August 13, 2021: Sugar Mountain Tennis Fundraiser for Lees-McRae Tennis Teams with “Pick Your Pro” auction. Starts 5 PM. Read more (Download PDF).
Director of Tennis Gene Highfield
Gene Highfield has over 25 years tennis teaching experience. Gene was born in St. Croix U. S. Virgin Islands and was a summer kid growing up in the High Country. Gene played tennis on a tennis scholarship and was a Big 8 Champion at The University Of Oklahoma. After graduating college, Gene played 10 years of Davis Cup for The Virgin Islands competing against top tennis players in the world and also representing The Virgin Islands in The Pan American Games, Caribbean and Central Games and The World University Games. While participating in Davis Cup, he compiled 5 doubles USTA gold balls in The USTA Men’s Open National Championships earning the number 1 ranking in men’s open doubles in the United States. With the level, talent and knowledge, Gene promises to get you to the next level of tennis, in singles and is a doubles specialist. He will help you with the nuance of doubles to get the free doubles point to having different strategies to win points in any situation a doubles team may be in. We offer tennis clinics to all ages and levels.