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Save the date: The 13th McDaniel Teaching Pro’s Tennis Tournament, March 7th -11th

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This year the 13th annual McDaniel Tennis Teaching Pro’s Tournament will be played from the 7th to the 11th of March 2018, a tournament between the professional players of both Casa de Campo’s tennis clubs; the La Terraza and La Romana Country Club, which is also the major fundraiser for the Ball Boy’s Scholarship Foundation. 

Doubles have been incredibly successful for this tournament so this will be the 3rd year with pre-arranged draws, featuring 20 of the best players in Casa de Campo. All matches will be played at the tennis courts of La Romana Country Club, and the happy winners will receive their trophies during an awards ceremony following the finals at LRCC. This year Mr. McDaniel has prepared a very special surprise for all the attendees, two tennis pro’s from his club in the states will be coming down to DR to play an exhibition match with two of Casa’s pro! How fun will that be?! See the complete schedule of events:


Wednesday, March 7th, noon –Sponsors appreciation lunch (by invitation only – for sponsors donating US$150 or more) – read our coverage from last years luncheon here. 

Wednesday, March 7th, 5 pm – Doubles exhibition at La Terraza Tennis Center followed by the opening cocktail. 

Thursday, March 8th, 9 am – Tournament play starts at La Romana Country Club

Friday, March 9th, 9 am – Tournament quarterfinals at La Romana Country Club

Saturday, March 10th, 9 am – Tournament semi-finals at La Romana Country Club

Sunday, March 11th, 11 am – Finals at La Romana Country Club followed by the Awards Ceremony for all the players at 4 pm

Donations will go to the Player’s Health Insurance, the Ball Boys Scholarship Fund, and College Scholarships for two students. Plus, the boys and teaching pro’s receive weekly English lessons! Contribution checks in dollars can be made out to McDaniel Family Foundation, and in pesos to Fundación Familia McDaniel. Any member of the McDaniel Tennis Committee will be very pleased to accept your donation, or you may drop it off at the office at the LRCC. To see and learn more about the foundation, visit their website by clicking here. So if YOU want to help support this cause, individual sponsors are very welcome, with suggested donations between US$150 up to US$5,000. There is also a “Corporate Sponsorship” option. For the different sponsorship options, you can contact Mr. Rick McDaniel at [email protected] / (809) 951-1523, or anyone at the McDaniel Tennis Committee.

We encourage you to mark your calendars to support this fun event which raises funds for health insurance and scholarships for the players and ball boys of Casa de Campo. Another weekend of superb tennis in the name of a great cause is in store! We hope to see you all there this March! 

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