Jacksonville News & Events

  • Hampton Golf Selected to Manage Eagle Harbor Golf Course

    JACKSONVILLE - Hampton Golf has been selected to manage the golf course and club facilities at Eagle Harbor in Fleming Island. Under the management agreement, Hampton Golf will add approximately 160 new team members to the Hampton Golf Team and will be responsible for the club's golf, tennis, food and beverage, pool and hospitality needs, including booking ...

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  • Ben Vertz Wins Florida Open

    Ben Vertz won the 64th Florida Open Championship, shooting a tournament total of 4-under-par 210 at the Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Palm Harbor, on July 16-18. Vertz, who resides in Coral Springs, outlasted a field of 156 players to capture the 64th Florida Open Championship. Vertz fired an opening round 75 on the Island course and trailed the ...

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  • Find Family Fun on the Course at World Golf Village's Slammer & Squire

    July is Family Golf Month, a national program through Play Golf America, and Slammer & Squire and the PGA Tour Golf Academy at World Golf Village are offering a variety of activities for families to enjoy the game of golf – together.  Stepping away and getting out on the course may prove to be the perfect “vacation” for famil ...

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  • ExecGolf Membership Gives Golfers Value and Access

    The Enrollment in Hampton Golf’s ExecGolf Membership gives golfers the opportunity to save money on the premier daily-fee courses in the area, and gain access to exclusive private clubs. An ExecGolf membership is also tied in to an exciting Tournament Series with monthly events. The season culminates with a final championship tournament at the TPC Sa ...

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  • Eagle Landing Golf Academy - Goes High-Tech

    Renowned golf instructors the world over, including Hank Haney who recently ended his six-year student-teacher relationship with Tiger Woods, are in agreement that state-of-the-art video technology has revolutionized the way golf professionals teach the swing to their pupils. “The thing is, the video equipment has become so much better that teac ...

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  • Els, Goosen Among New Names on World Golf Hall of Fame Ballot

    The World Golf Hall of Fame has released the Class of 2011 PGA Tour and International Ballots to its respective voting bodies comprised of Hall of Fame members, golf journalists, historians and dignitaries from around the globe. The ballots are due in July and an announcement for the 2011 Class of Inductees will be made later this year. Ernie Els and R ...

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  • 2010 Players Final Field

    Injuries forced Steve Stricker, Anthony Kim and Fred Couples to pull out of The Players, but 40 of the top 50 players in the world will still tee it up Thursday at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. Here is the complete field for the 2010 Players: ...

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  • Paul Azinger to Promote New Book at Jacksonville International Airport

    Professional golfer and author Paul Azinger will be debuting his new book Cracking the Code at the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) on May 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Although the national release date of Cracking the Code is set for May 18th, Azinger will be on site at JAX promoting and signing copies in front of the PGA Tour Shop located in the ...

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  • Tiger Woods Officially Commits to PLAYERS Championship Field

    Tiger Woods has officially committed to The PLAYERS Championship, tournament, and will continue his 2010 season at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, May 3-9. Woods committed to the Quail Hollow Championship, April 26-May 2, in Charlotte, N.C., and will compete there before returning to TPC Sawgrass for THE PLAYERS. ...

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  • Tim McGraw to Appear at PLAYERS Military Appreciation Day

    PLAYERS Championship tournament officials recently announced that three-time Grammy award-winning country music artist Tim McGraw will help the tournament honor area military with a special musical appearance on Wednesday, May 5, during Military Appreciation Day at The PLAYERS Championship. McGraw is in Jacksonville for his 2010 “Southern Voice&r ...

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