July 4, 2011
tennis club's open day proves a smash hit
Dozens of people attended a summer open day at Burnham-On-Sea's
Tennis Club on Sunday (July 3rd).
Free coaching and tours of the club's facilities were available
at the club, which is located in The Grove.
the afternoon, the men's and ladies Somerset Closed Finals were
held and Burnham's Martin Hoyland raised the trophy, with Craig
Phillips finishing in the runner-up's spot.
The Wimbledon Men's Final was shown live on the club's large
TV screen throughout the afternoon, accompanied by strawberry
and cream teas, Pimms and other refreshments.
Avenue coach Barry Ramsden told Burnham-On-Sea.com the event
had been a great success. "It was a very well supported event,
with over 70 children and eight adults receiving free coaching
during the course of the day. We were also lucky to have superb
A membership offer is available throughout July of nine months
for the price of six. The offer also include three free group
coaching lessons. For details, call the club on 01278 782758.
Pictured: (Top) Some of those who attended the early part
of the tennis club's open day on Sunday morning; (above) Barry
Ramsden, Martin Hoyland, President Poo Jenkins and Craig Phillips