Amid the beautiful tree-lined drives, placid lakes, and brilliant flowers at Thornblade lies an impressive tennis complex featuring 11 lighted courts including seven Har-Tru. This facility is home to one of the most vibrant tennis programs in the area with activities for players of all ages and abilities.

Thornblade Club boasts one of the most active tennis programs in the Southeast.
  • More than 150 active male and female members participate on 18 competitive USTA league teams. Men and ladies enjoy challenging clinics, competitive match play, and a variety of social activities on a regular basis.
  • Complimentary social mixers are played on Saturday mornings. They offer great opportunities for members to meet new tennis friends.
  • High-quality, individualized instruction is provided by the Director of Tennis, the Head Tennis Professional, and Assistant Tennis Professionals.

Tennis Events
  • Couples’ Socials 
  • Ladies’ Intra-Club Combo League 
  • Thornblade Cup
  • Complimentary Team Warm-Ups 
  • Men’s and Ladies’ Spring and Fall Programs 
  • Frank C. Outlaw Adult Tennis Classic 
  • Men’s Challenge
  • Ladies’ Rock 'n' Roll Social

Director of Tennis

Rick King, PTR

Rick has been at Thornblade Club
since January of 2009. Prior to
coming to Thornblade, he was
the Residential Professional
to the Wild Dunes Resort in
Hilton Head, SC.









Events & Dining

We want you to become part of our Thornblade Club family. Click here to request membership information.   Thornblade boasts one of the most active tennis programs in the Southeast, featuring 11 lighted courts.    Thornblade Club offers a fully-supervised pool, a children's wading pool, and a full-service pool cafe.    Our Tom Fazio designed 18-hole golf course is one of the upstate's premier courses and a favorite of many pros.   From fine dining to banquet spaces, Thornblade boasts great food, great service, and a top of the line facility.