Baha Mar Announces "Baha Mar SMASH" Celebrity Tennis Fundraiser Benefiting The Baha Mar Foundation

03/22/2023 by

Baha Mar, the Bahamas' leading luxury resort today announced the Baha Mar Smash – a celebrity tennis tournament and fundraiser in partnership with Brand Innovators. Announced live from the 19th Annual Desert Smash in Indian Wells, CA, Baha Mar Smash, previously known as Baha Mar Cup, will take place December 8-11, 2023. In its fourth year, the tournament will continue to benefit the Baha Mar Resort Foundation and the Mark Knowles Children's Tennis Initiative.

"Partnering with Brand Innovators, who have nearly two decades of experience producing one of the largest celebrity fundraising events in North America, will be instrumental in taking Baha Mar Smash to new heights," said Graeme Davis, President, Baha Mar. "We are ecstatic to have collaborators that can assist us with raising funds to support Bahamian youth and the Mark Knowles Children's Tennis Initiative."

Built on the three pillars of Community, Culture and Conservation, the Baha Mar Resort Foundation reflects the brand's deep commitment to building a strong future for The Bahamas. The Baha Mar Resort Foundation first partnered with the Mark Knowles Children's Tennis Initiative in 2019 to host the inaugural Baha Mar Tennis Cup, to support the local youth tennis community, enhance public tennis facilities, and provide opportunity for at-risk children. Past tournaments have featured an impressive roster of tennis pros, including Andy RoddickMark KnowlesMilos Raonic, Victoria Azarenka, Jessica PegulaCliff Drysdale and James Blake, and have raised more than $174,000.

Baha Mar Smash will take place at The Baha Mar Racquet Club, which features nine state-of-the-art tennis courts, with six professional hard courts, two Har-Tru clay courts, and the only grass court in the Caribbean. The tennis program is directed by Cliff Drysdale Tennis, a worldwide leader in services and instruction for tennis enthusiasts of all ages.

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