Jacksonville News & Events

  • GINN HAMMOCK BEACH RESORT UNVEILS OCEANFRONT GOLF ACADEMY

    PALM COAST, FL – Ginn Hammock Beach Resort has created the Golf Academy at Ginn Hammock Beach Resort, an instructional golf school, that marries its oceanfront courses, instructional facilities and teaching professionals with personalized, individual attention to achieve a golf experience where golfers of all levels can improve their game and, at the ...

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  • Ginn Championship Donates $250,000, Returns for 2008

    Champions Tour Event Returns to Hammock Beach in March Off the stunning success of the inaugural Ginn Championship at Hammock Beach, organizers of the Champions Tour event have donated $250,000 to area charities and announced the tourney will return, with almost no changes, to the Ocean Course at Hammock Beach March 24-30, 2008. The 2007 Ginn Champio ...

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  • New Stay-and-Play Package at World Golf Village

    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida, is offering a special "Stay & Play Package" in celebration of the near-completion of its extensive $10 million property-wide renovation. Through January 15, 2008, you can take advantage of th ...

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  • Sarasota's Guttman wins North Florida PGA Seniors

    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Mo Guttman of Sarasota fired a closing round of three under par 69 on at Duran Golf Club to win the 26th annual North Florida PGA Seniors Championship. At 139, Guttman, representing Evie’s Family Golf Center, finished one strok ahead of Vince Cali of Winter Park and Freddy Gibson of Orlando. Cali and Gibson tied for seco ...

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  • Over 50 Junior Teams Battle for FSGA Titles

    TAMPA, FL – The First Tee of Miami came back from five strokes down to win the boys 13-15 age division by six shots at the Palm Course at Walt Disney World the weekend of August 12. Marcelo Huarte and Stefano Diaz each fired a 69 to contribute to the team’s second round total of 138. Along with teammate Jaime Rodriquez, The First Tee of Miami f ...

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  • Eustis' Nahal Wins State Match Play

    TAMPA, FL – Raj Nahal defeated Chris Kennedy 1- up in the final match to win the 16th Amateur Match Play Championship at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach on August 9-12. After wining five matches each, Nahal, of Eustis, and Kennedy, from Bradenton, met in the finals of the 2007 Championship. “I was excited to play Chris sin ...

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  • World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship Returns to World Golf Village

    St. Augustine, FL - The World Golf Hall of Fame's fourth-annual Putting Championship will begin Saturday, August 25 and continue through the first two weekends in September. The tournament will take place at the World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Course at World Golf Village and will offer amateur golfers the opportunity to test their putting skills against o ...

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  • Renaissance Resort at WGV Wins Big Award

    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, located next to the World Golf Hall of Fame and the St. Johns County Convention Center in St. Augustine, Florida, has captured Meetings & Conventions magazine’s prestigious “Gold Tee Award” for 2007. The highly respected award is given annually to the world’ ...

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  • First Ginn Championship Start of Something BIG

    Keith Fergus said he was inspired watching the movie “The Rookie” the night before he won the inaugural Ginn Championship at Hammock Beach. In the movie, high school baseball coach Jim Morris (played by Dennis Quaid), takes one last whirl at the big eagues with his 95 mile-an-hour fastball. Fergus, who coached golf at the University of Ho ...

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  • Great Golf Learning Center & Edwin Watts Golf

    The question around Jacksonville has been–where can golfers go in one stop and get everything they need? The best lessons, equipment, and fitting available under one roof. Great Golf Learning Center, formerly located at the beach has relocated is operation inside Jacksonville’s #1 and largest golf retail store, Edwin Watts Golf located at ...

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