| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff


When the cold grips your region deep in the heart of winter, picture a day with the temperatures hovering in the mid-70s. You’ve just finished a round of tennis with a good friend at a perfectly maintained Tennis Center. Now it’s time to head for lunch at the Grille Room with your playing partners, where the windows are open wide to take in the views of the brand new, resort-style pool. Welcome to a day in the life at Gleneagles Country Club.

With perfect temperatures year-round, every day feels like a vacation when you are a member at Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, Florida.

With 20 Har-Tru night-lit courts, one hard court, and four pickleball courts, the Gleneagles Tennis Center is a tropical paradise where former world number one resident pros Ivan Lendl and Steffi Graf honed their craft. The USPTA-certified staff offers private and group lessons for all ages. Never worry about finding a game, as our tennis concierge will place you in games and monitor your satisfaction. If you are looking for competition, you can play on one of 25 teams in nine different leagues for both men and women at various levels. After your game, enjoy a complimentary beverage and relax on the patio. If shopping is on your mind, the Pro Shop has the latest styles at member-friendly prices. 

In addition to tennis, Gleneagles members enjoy some of the best amenities in South Florida with a larger than 92,000-square feet main clubhouse that features three restaurants and two bars, a brand new Healthy Lifestyle Center encompassing a spacious Fitness Center, tranquil spa, and resort-style pool, in addition to 36 holes of Championship golf.

Set in the charming seaside town of Delray Beach (named “America’s Most Fun Small Town” by Rand McNally) between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Gleneagles Country Club is close to award-winning restaurants, shopping, museums, beaches and a vibrant downtown. The new Delray Marketplace, an outdoor promenade with popular restaurants, live entertainment and stores, is just a mile away.

The superb quality of amenities and the cost of homes at Gleneagles create one of the best values in South Florida. As a result, sales are robust at this community comprised of 1,082 residences, including a variety of single-family homes, garden residences, and one midrise building. Infused with Mediterranean design, the architecture emphasizes the natural beauty of the area. Balconies and oversized porches bring an airy, open feeling and offer sweeping views of 404 acres of fairways, lakes and green space. Prices for homes and garden residences start in the $100,000s and run into the $600,000s. Country club joining fees start at $35,000.

Gleneagles Country Club is located at 7667 Victory Lane in Delray Beach, Fla. For more information, e-mail Membership@Gleneagles.cc, call (561) 860-8794 or visit Gleneagles.cc.