Athletics

Tennis

Tennis

Welcome to the River Place Country Club Tennis Center which features eight outdoor lighted tennis courts and a full service Tennis Pro Shop!

We have one of Austin’s most active and exciting tennis programs featuring exceptional USTA, WTTA league play and River Place Junior Tennis. Check-out the River Place Country Club Calendar each month for all special Tennis Events Mixers and Tournaments.

River Place Country Club Tennis is also home of Concordia University Tennis Team and the ATX D1 Tennis program run by Scott McCain and Kolby Kilgo.

 

Tennis Raquets

Hours of Operation

Pro Shop
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Courts
Monday - Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

ForeTees App

For same day court bookings Monday - Friday please call the pro-shop for further assistance.

Weekend court bookings can be done at your conviniance through the ForeTees app. 

Tennis Shop

River Place Country Club offers a full-service pro shop. The Tennis Pro Shop carries the latest in Wilson and Babolat technology with a full line of high performance tennis racquets. The latest racquet models are available as Demo racquets for a small rental fee. A qualified Racquet Technician is available for for racquet customization. This includes re-stringing, stenciling, grommet application, re-gripping and grip build-up.

The Tennis Pro Shop also offers tennis apparel from Lija, Lucky in Love, Fila, BloqUV and Thorlo. We carry racquet bags from Maggie Mather, Court Courture and Babolat. Tennis accessories from overgrips to wristbands plus snacks and beverages are available at the pro shop.

CALL THE PRO SHOP FOR MORE INFORMATION: (512) 346-5879
 

SERVICES OFFERED:

Ball machine rental (individual and family Ball Machine Memberships are offered)
  • Demo racquets
  • Racquet Customization
  • Stringing
  • Stenciling
  • Re-gripping
  • Grip Build-Up
  • Grommet & Head Guard replacement

 

Tennis Staff

Beverly Bowes
Beverly Bowes
Director of Tennis (USPTA Certified)
  • 5 time All American at University of Texas then achieved Top 50 World Ranking in singles and doubles on WTA Tour.
  • Coached Division 1 NCAA as Assistant Coach at University of Texas, then Head Coach at SMU.
  • “Honored to teach great members the best sport in my opinion. We get to play tennis at a beautiful place. River Place!!”
Connor Smith
Connor Smith
Head Tennis Professional (USPTA Certified)
  • Played College Tennis as a Razorback at University of Arkansas.
  • Has enjoyed running the Junior Program and watching the players improve since 2011.
  • Outside tennis, Connor enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing and watching the Dallas Cowboys!
Susan Murphy
Tennis Pro Shop Manager
  • Graduated from University of Georgia with degree in marketing.
  • Active volunteer in the River Place Community with 2 university aged children.
  • Enjoys working the awesome tennis staff and great members.
Kolby Kilgo
Tennis Professional
  • Played D1 tennis at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
  • Coached juniors ranked as high as 35 in the world.
  • Works and travels with Scott McCain and the ATX D1 Junior Program.
Jorge Garcia
Tennis Professional 
  • Graduated from Harlingen High School South.
  • District Tennis Player of the Year 2018.
  • Attends Concordia University where he plays on the Tornados Tennis Team.
  • Working towards a degree in Kinesiology with a goal of becoming a USPTA certified professional. 
Scott Christensen 
Tennis Professional (PTR Certified)
  • Attended the Flagler College in St Augustine Florida .
  • Has over 39 years’ experience covering positions of Director of Tennis, Director of Junior Tennis and Academy Coach.
  • Has held state, sectional, national and world rankings.
  • Holds a spot on Collingswood High School Hall of Fame.
  • In his free time he enjoys writing and cheering on his beloved Philadelphia Eagles.