Golf & Tennis

Where did tennis pros Chris Evert and Jennifer Capriati learn the game? With year-round sunshine and pleasant temperatures, Greater Fort Lauderdale's long been home to championship tennis - and the facilities that helped pros hone their play.

Near downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Jimmy Evert Tennis Center is one of the nation's finest public tennis facilities, where pros Chris Evert and Jennifer Capriati honed their games. Private lessons are available.

Greater Fort Lauderdale is known for its varying styles of golf courses. With public, private and resort golfing options, visitors have plenty of places to sweeten their swing before teeing it up.