Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Host 2012 Helen Drake Invitational at TOPS’L® Beach & Racquet Resort

ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers 10% off onsite lodging at TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort for tournament participants

Tennis at TOPS'L
Beach & Racquet Resort
Spring in Northwest Florida brings the annual return of the Helen Drake Invitational tennis tournament to TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort in Destin. ResortQuest Destin will host the competition this April at its Gulf-front resort, with TOPS’L Director of Tennis, Joe D’Aleo, again serving as Tournament Director.

As the proud host of the Helen Drake Invitational, ResortQuest is offering 10% off accommodations for registered players in eligible units at TOPS'L Beach Manor, TOPS'L Tides, TOPS'L Summit, TOPS'L Tennis Village and TOPS'L Captiva. The offer is valid on stays of three nights or more arriving on or after Monday, April 9 and departing by Tuesday, April 17, 2012. TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort is located at 9011 U.S. Highway 98 West in Miramar Beach.


Sanctioned by the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA®), the Helen Drake Invitational is traditionally one of the largest draws in Florida. Players compete for points toward national rankings in the Men’s 40, 50 and 60, as well as all Women’s divisions. Tournament divisions range by age, Open through 80s, for both Singles and Doubles. Mixed Doubles events include Open, 45 & Over, and 55 & Over. The tournament begins on the clay courts at TOPS’L on Wednesday, April 11 through Sunday, April 15, 2012. The Helen Drake Invitational is open to USTA members only, and online registration at TennisLink.USTA.com closes Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Central Time.

“A major reason that the Helen Drake Invitational continues to be held at TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort is the outstanding quality of our facilities and professional tennis staff, led by Joe D’Aleo,” said Ed Evans, senior operations manager at TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. “Leading industry publications such as TENNIS Magazine and Tennis Resorts Online consistently rate TOPS’L as one of the top tennis resorts in the nation.”

Situated on 52 acres in Miramar Beach, Fla. and bordered by both the Gulf of Mexico and a tranquil nature preserve, TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort is renowned as a top tennis destination year round. Lodging ranges from townhome-style tennis villas in a lovely garden setting to elegant condos that boast stunning Gulf views. Resort amenities in this gated community include tennis facilities and services, multiple swimming pools and hot tubs, the TOPS’L Club and Fitness Center and tram service throughout the resort.

To take advantage of ResortQuest's Helen Drake lodging discount, guests should call 855-299-6321 and mention Promo Code A1181. Availability is limited, and reservations must be booked by phone. Proof of participation in the Helen Drake Invitational Tournament may be required in order to receive the discounted rate. More details, including terms and conditions, are available online.

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