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Photos: Camelot at the Colony

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Dr. Murray “Murf” Klauber got his whole family into the act when publishing the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort’s first print ad, in a 1972 issue of Tennis.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Dr. Murray “Murf” Klauber got his whole family into the act when publishing the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort’s first print ad, in a 1972 issue of Tennis.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Nick Bollettieri came to the Colony in 1977 to create a tennis academy, ultimately training some of the top junior players into mainstays of the professional game. Sports Illustrated took notice in 1980 with a feature story.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Nick Bollettieri came to the Colony in 1977 to create a tennis academy, ultimately training some of the top junior players into mainstays of the professional game. Sports Illustrated took notice in 1980 with a feature story.

Sports journalist Bud Collins was a frequent guest at the Colony and promoted tennis through his broadcast and print-reporting career.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Sports journalist Bud Collins was a frequent guest at the Colony and promoted tennis through his broadcast and print-reporting career.

Katie Moulton and Dr. Murray "Murf" Klauber.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Katie Moulton and Dr. Murray "Murf" Klauber.

George W. Bush, posing with Klauber and his daughter, Katie, spent the night of Sept. 10, 2001 at the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, heading to Sarasota the next morning for a school appearance.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

George W. Bush, posing with Klauber and his daughter, Katie, spent the night of Sept. 10, 2001 at the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, heading to Sarasota the next morning for a school appearance.

TV broadcaster Bryant Gumbel and Murf.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

TV broadcaster Bryant Gumbel and Murf.

Murf Klauber, left, and daughter Katie, right, hosted the U.S. Olympic track team in preparation for the 1992 games in Barcelona.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Murf Klauber, left, and daughter Katie, right, hosted the U.S. Olympic track team in preparation for the 1992 games in Barcelona.

The Colony's residential units.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

The Colony's residential units.

Tennis at the Colony.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Tennis at the Colony.

Mary Gratehouse, left, Murf, and Kim Prock in March 2018.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Mary Gratehouse, left, Murf, and Kim Prock in March 2018.

Dr. Murray "Murf" Klauber

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Dr. Murray "Murf" Klauber

Tino Vitorino and Murf.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 |

Tino Vitorino and Murf.

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