Jacksonville News & Events

  • Ginn sur Mer Classic - Palm Coast Gets a Second Professional Golf Event

    Another professional golf tournament is coming to Palm Coast, Florida this year as The Ginn sur Mer Classic relocates from the Tesoro Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., to The Conservatory Course at Ginn Hammock Beach Resort. The event will be a part of the PGA TOUR’s Fall Series and will be played Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2008. “The Palm Coa ...

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  • The 2008 Longhorn Steak House Golf Classic

    The Justice Coalition assists in making Jacksonville safe and provides awareness for the community. Working with victims of crime as well as the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office the Coalition makes every effort to bring justice to Jacksonville. The Justice Coalition is a faith-based organization that needs Jacksonville’s support. Many members of t ...

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  • After 25 Years Klauk Retires

    For the past 22 years Fred Klauk has managed the PGA TOUR’s flagship venue among its network of courses, TPC Sawgrass, and gained the respect and admiration of professional golfers, industry peers and his dedicated staff. When the PGA TOUR rolls into Ponte Vedra Beach this May, it will be Klauk’s final PLAYERS Championship as acting golf ...

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  • Legends on the Green returns to World Golf Village for fifth year

    St. Augustine, Fla – The Jaguar Car Club of North Florida will present the fifth-annual Concours d’Elegance “Legends on the Green” Saturday, April 19 at World Golf Village.  A collection of British cars, featuring Jaguars, will be on display around the Walk of Champions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The event is free and open to ...

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  • International legends Woosnam, Player and Lyle headline deep field at Ginn Championship

    While many of the PGA TOUR brightest stars will pass on this week’s Zurich Open in New Orleans, the Champions Tour’s Ginn Championship at Ginn Hammock Beach in Palm Coast has all hands on deck. Former Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam, winner of the 1981 Masters, will make his Champions Tour debut and is joined by one of the deepest Champions ...

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  • Palmer excited about possibility of Woods winning Grand Slam

    It would have made great theater to see Tiger Woods pass Arnold Palmer on the PGA TOUR’s list for career wins and have the legend and soon-to-be King of the game exchange pleasantries and barbs at the tournament bearing Palmer’s name. Like many of Woods’ milestones, the record arrived earlier than many thought possible. However, ther ...

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  • Tom Vlach to replace Klauk as superintendent at TPC Sawgrass

    The PGA Tour has appointed agronomy veteran Tom Vlach, CGCS, as the superintendent at TPC Sawgrass, replacing Fred Klauk who is retiring after 27 years. Vlach’s will begin after The Players Championship in May 2008. "Tom’s proven success hosting PGA Tour events, outstanding leadership skills and commitment to service excellence m ...

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  • Volunteer Lifeguards Give Time and Money

    Over $85,000 Generated and 48 Scholarships Awarded They’ve been saving our lives for nearly a century and now the men and women whose job it has been to save us from the water hope you’ll take the risk of hitting a few golf balls into the drink for their cause. The 10th annual “Fishbait” Thompson Charity Golf Tournament is c ...

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  • Aromas Celebrates Four Years of Success

    A passion for golf and giving, and, yes, a love of cigars, wine, and martinis, have over the past four years successfully raised over $170,000 for First Coast charities. The Aromas Charity Golf Tournament, held each year at local premier golf courses such as the TPC Stadium Course, The Slammer and Squire, and The King and Bear, have become one of the First ...

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  • From Standard Bearer to Top of the Leader-Board

    Jax Native New Director of THE PLAYERS Not many of us can say we have the picture that defines our career path any better than the largest photo on the wall in Ron Cross’ office at the TPC Sawgrass. The focal point of the well-known picture is Jerry Pate diving into the pond off the 18th green after winning the 1982 PLAYERS Championship contested f ...

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