Jacksonville News & Events

  • Emerald Dunes Club in West Palm Beach, Florida adds Tom Fazio Short Game Area

    With the recent completion of its Tom Fazio Golf Course Master Plan, The Emerald Dunes Club paid particular attention to expanding upon the extensive practice and game improvement facilities available for members. A significant addition is the separate new Tom Fazio Short Game Area that occupies over four acres and is conveniently located adjacent to the clu ...

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  • Bradley Rounds Out Field For Grand Slam of Golf

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Masters Champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson, Open Champion Ernie Els, and defending Champion Keegan Bradley form the elite foursome that will compete Oct. 22-24, at Bermuda's Port Royal Golf Course in the 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf.It will be the rookie appearance for both Watson and Simpson, while 2011 PGA Cham ...

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  • Florida's Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Honors Service Members

    DESTIN, Fla. -- Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - the 2,400-acre resort on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast - salutes service members this Labor Day, offering a special military rate for its "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" and complimentary greens fees Aug. 31 - Sept. 3.The "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" features one free night with the purchase of ...

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  • Florida wins Inaugural SE Challenge Matches

    Florida Posts a Comeback Victory at The Inaugural Women's Southeastern Challenge Matches The 12-golfer Florida team captured 14 out of a possible 24 points on Tuesday to win the inaugural Women’s Southeastern Challenge Matches, conducted at the Country Club of Ocala. Florida trailed by 1½ points following the opening day matches, but outsco ...

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  • Northern Chapter PGA Offering Discounted Sharks Playoff Tickets

    The Northern PGA, in partnership with Miller Creative Group is offering special discounted Jacksonville Sharks playoff tickets to its members and guests. The game is set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 28. The cost of each lower level ticket is $15. Find more information below. ...

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  • Golfer Leaves Audiences ‘Speechless’ With Special Olympics PSA

    Special Olympics is leaving viewers "Speechless" with its powerful new television public service announcement that has begun airing throughout the United States. The spot focuses on Special Olympics athlete and golfer Susie Doyens. Born with Down syndrome, Doyens remained practically mute for most of her childhood due to social pressure and anxiety. In "Spe ...

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  • Northeast Florida Golf Tourism On The Rise

    Florida’s First Coast of Golf, a non-profit destination marketing company located in Jacksonville Beach, is in the business of promoting golf tourism in Jacksonville, Amelia Island, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Clay County and Flagler County. After a recession-related dip, golf tourism in Northeast Florida is finally getting back to normal. &l ...

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  • World Golf Village Announces New Unlimited Golf Summer Vacation Packages

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The World Golf Village recently launched an exclusive summer golf vacation package featuring one night accommodations at the Renaissance Resort, unlimited rounds on the championship golf course on the Slammer & Squire and a six-month membership to the World Golf Hall of Fame. The package is priced at $210 per person and has a retail ...

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  • 8th Annual Jason Burnett Memorial Benefit Ride Planned

    The 8th annual Jason Burnett Memorial Benefit Ride is set for Saturday, Sept.8 at Orlando Harley-Davidson South. The cost is $25 per person. Find more information below. ...

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  • Lawyers On The Links Names Saba Executive Director Of Jacksonville Chapter

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Lawyers on the Links has named Chris Saba executive director of the Jacksonville chapter. Lawyers on the Links is a non-profit organization providing networking and golf benefits for legal professionals and law students with the overarching mission to prevent suicide and improve health within the legal community. Saba will be responsib ...

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