Jacksonville News & Events

  • Comstock runs away with Amelia Island Junior Challenge

    The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour headed up the coast to Fernandina Beach for the Amelia Island Jr. Challenge held at Amelia Island Plantation – Oak Marsh Course. The National Junior Golf Scoreboard ranked this tournament and players earned points towards the year end Tour Championship and Inaugural Hurricane Cup. Saturday’s weather was a high of 81 ...

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  • Kwon, Mcraney win divisions in Hurricane Junior Golf event

    The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Gainesville for the first event of February. The event was hosted by the beautifully designed Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club. This tournament featured perhaps the coldest temperatures of the season thus far for our golfers. Both Saturday and Sunday started off with temperatures in the 40s before settling ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show has industry enthusiastic about 2013

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., celebrated its six-decade history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equip ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed Saturday and celebrated its history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands along with more than 43,000 PGA professionals, buyers and industry ...

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  • Study: Amateur golfers feel belly putter rule will have minimal impact on game

    Golf Datatech, LLC, an independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind study developed to evaluate the reaction of "serious golfers" to the U.S. Golf Association's proposed new ruling that would prohibit anchoring the putter to the body while making a stroke. The study, which is being announced prior to ...

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  • Golfweek Amateur Tour Opens 17th Season in 2013

    The Golfweek Amateur Tour will open its 2013 season on March 23 at Black Bear GC in Eustis. Thirteen tournaments are scheduled on some of the finest courses in central Florida. “Last year we played a terrific schedule; this year our lineup is every bit as good” said Tom Mirus, Tour director. “We will be taking the tour to some new courses ...

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  • Terrazas Holds On For Third IJGT Win

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The International Junior Golf Tour traveled to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. to mix in a little golf with Thanksgiving this year for the AB Golf Designs Thanksgiving Day Classic on Nov. 23-25. The 54-hole, nationally ranked junior event featured some of the top junior golfers from around the world taking aim at the famous island gre ...

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  • Rounds Played at Record High Levels For 2012

    Golf Datatech, the golf industry's leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, announced that rounds played in 2012 have increased significantly and are trending towards record high levels for the year. The trending growth in rounds played, which are at levels not previously experienced since 2006, are backed by findings tha ...

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  • Golf’s Annual Charitable Impact Recorded at $3.9 Billion

    GOLF 20/20 -- the collaboration of leading organizations representing all segments of the United States golf industry -- announced golf’s charitable impact of $3.9 billion in 2011. According to a study conducted by the National Golf Foundation, golf as a fundraising vehicle includes an estimated: * 12,000 golf facilities (75 percent of U.S. total)* 1 ...

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  • PGA National Resort & Spa Announces Bear Trap Package

    PGA National Resort & Spa - home of the PGA Tour Honda Classic - announces the new "Bear Trap Package" commemorating the notorious three-hole stretch (Nos. 15 -17) on its famed Champion Course.With two rounds offered in this exceptional stay-and-play, golfers can experience the Honda Classic venue the way the pros do, as well as the brand new Fazio Cours ...

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