Created to enhance Casa de Campo’s already robust sports and activities programing, Jim Courier Tennis at Casa de Campo will offer its community of villa owners and vacationers a full-service tennis program featuring some of the finest teaching professionals in the world.
Spearheading Jim Courier Tennis at Casa de Campo is tennis professional Jose Vaca-Bustamante. He brings to the resort years of coaching experience in all skill levels and ages, most recently at the NCAA level. Focusing on a unique methodology, the program invites residents and guests to enjoy one-on-one tennis lessons with Vaca-Bustamante and his team of professionals. A Junior Tennis program for kids’ ages 6+ will launch on October 1, 2015 and run for 9 months during the school year followed by weekly Summer Camp programs providing young athletes’ year-round training.
Founded by Jim Courier and Olivier Morel, the mission of Jim Courier Tennis is to provide each and every player the pathway to their highest level of performance and on-court enjoyment. The program is committed to helping players of all skill levels attain their maximum potential by integrating technical and tactical instruction, with a focus on tennis-specific drills to strengthen the body and mind.
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas – a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection and The Leading Hotels of the World – attracts affluent travelers with the offering of spacious hotel rooms, suites and luxury villas. Additional draws include five-star dining at The Beach Club by Le Cirque, a 370-slip Marina & Yacht Club, Polo & Equestrian Club, Jim Courier Tennis Center and 245-acre Shooting Club. Spanning 7,000 tropical acres on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, this luxury Caribbean destination is also home to three Pete Dye-designed golf courses, including famed Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore and The Links. Casa de Campo is also home to Altos de Chavón – an artisan’s village modeled after a 16th century Mediterranean city with boutique shops, museums and a 5,000-seat Grecian-style amphitheater inaugurated by Frank Sinatra in August of 1982.
For ease of arrival, La Romana International Airport, Casa de Campo (LRM) is five minutes from check-in and serviced by JetBlue Airways (now with direct flights from JFK three times a week) and seasonally by American Airlines (non-stop service from MIA). A short drive away, Santo Domingo (SDQ) and Punta Cana (PUJ) operate daily direct flights from all major U.S. airports. For more information, please call 1-800-877-3643, or visit www.casadecampo.com.do.