Tennis - Jacksonville Golf and Country Club

Tennis at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club, 
Is As Good As It Gets

If tennis is your game, there’s no better place to get involved. With league play from levels A to D for men, women, and juniors – no one gets left out. Members participate in an active calendar that offers a true balance of social and competitive play. Throughout the year we feature many events, clinics, and camps for the avid players to enhance their game and to encourage beginners with a solid foundation. Jacksonville Golf & Country Club’s tennis amenities feature 10 lighted Har-Tru courts with 2 stadium viewing areas.

A full-service Pro Shop with the latest tennis fashions and USPTA certified tennis professionals available for custom fitting services, repairs, and expert instruction. We are proud to be the home of popular Jacksonville Tennis Tournaments: R.I.T.A. – the largest Women’s Doubles Event in North Florida Several Junior USTA Events Slice for Life – the largest Mixed Doubles Event in North Florida Firehouse Subs Men's Tournament.

Meet the Pros...

  • Mark Worsham

      Mark Worsham, Director of Tennis

      Mark Worsham was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He first took interest in tennis at the Florida Yacht Club where his parents were tennis members. Former coach and current Director of Tennis, Louis Ballantyne, sparked his interest in tennis. After gaining interest, he was asked to play number 1 singles and doubles for Episcopal High School. Mark was awarded Most Valuable Player three times in his four-year span at EHS. He spent most of high school traveling to participate in junior tournaments throughout the southeast and eventually landed in the top 50 in the state of Florida. After high school Mark received a tennis scholarship to Mercer University. There he completed 4 years of college level tennis and graduated with a degree in marketing and management. After graduating, he jumped into the tennis profession quickly and was named Assistant Professional at Epping Forest Yacht Club. He was later named Junior Director of Tennis at the Florida Yacht Club. After spending nearly 4 years there, he was asked to be the Head Pro at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. After 2 years, he was named Director of Tennis here at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.
  • Adam Kework

      Adam Kework, Head Tennis Professional

      Adam Kework is entering his second season as the Head Professional here at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. For the past 13 years Adam served as Director of Tennis at Whippoorwill Club in Westchester County, New York. At the University of North Florida, Adam was named All American for singles and doubles for all four years of attendance and was inducted into the UNF Hall of Fame in 2017, professional number 1. He achieved ATP  world ranking in singles and doubles and is recognized as an Elite Coach by the United States Professional Tennis Association. Adam loves to teach all levels of play and players of all ages!
  • Jeff Short

      Jeff Short, Tennis Professional

      Jeff Short has been a USPTA Certified Teaching Pro for 20 years. He played varsity collegiate tennis at the University of North Florida where he majored in Exercise Physiology. His love for the game can be seen on court where he strives to help people be the best tennis players they can be. He teaches private lessons and clinics to all ages and coaches several league teams at the Club. Junior tennis and Cardio tennis are also essential to him because it emphasizes the importance of physical activity to kids and adults alike. He still loves to compete whenever he can and enjoys playing in tennis events around Florida.
  • Brett Glidewell

      Brett Glidewell, Tennis Professional

      Brett Glidewell is a certified USPTA Elite Professional with more than 25 years of teaching experience. He has a wife, Kerry, and two children, Katie and Will. Brett enjoys tennis, surfing, and playing golf in his spare time.
3985 Hunt Club Road. Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (904) 223-5555
Fax: (904) 223-9971
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