Jacksonville News & Events

  • Northern Chapter Focus is on Community

    One year ago when the incoming Northern Chapter Executive Board took office, their first actions were to conduct a Board meeting focusing on how the Board could make a difference, both within the Chapter and in area communities. Secondly, the Board concentrated on how they were going to achieve this when the world economy was going down the tubes and the l ...

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  • 2010 Brother-Brother National Championship

    HILTON HEAD - This spring bands of brothers from every corner of the country will once again set aside sibling rivalries and team up for a chance to claim the 2010 Brother-Brother National Championship at Bluffton’s Old South Golf Links. The 36-hole Better Ball tournament is open to any and all two-man blood brother teams, and features two divisions ...

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  • Tom Keedy Elected As FSGA President

    Tom Keedy will lead the Florida State Golf Association beginning January 1, 2010 through 2011. Keedy, 57, of Lady Lake, was elected President at the FSGA's annual meeting at the Country Club of Ocala in Ocala last month. He succeeds Tom Dudley, of Jacksonville, who served as President in 2007 and 2008. Keedy will lead the volunteer Executive Committee i ...

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  • Dye's Valley Course to Host Nationwide Tour Event

    Golfers who dream of one day reaching the pinnacle of their profession on the PGA Tour and a course overshadowed by its world-famous next-door neighbor will be the main attractions at the Nationwide Tour’s newly created Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open. The tournament will be played on the TPC Sawgrass Dye’s Valley Course sometime in October of ...

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  • Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Making Strides in Its First Two Years

    Nearing the end of only its second year, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) has seen vast improvements in its number of members and the overall quality of its competition and tournaments. Based out of Jacksonville, the HJGT is open to all junior golfers from the ages of 10 to 19 and now hosts tournaments in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The juni ...

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  • Shaft Skinz® - Play with Color™

    Whether it's a flashy diamond-studded belt buckle, a bright orange camouflage hat or a pair of loud pants, today's image-conscious golfers have fallen in love with products that allow them to express both their personality and individuality on the golf course. If you're looking to add a new colorful component to your golf bag, look no further tha ...

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  • Blayne Barber Wins 92nd Florida State Am by Nine Strokes

    Lake City's Blayne Barber tamed the tough Stadium Course and dominated a talented field to take home the 92nd Florida State Amateur Championship. The 19-year-old Barber finished the four-day event with an 11-under-par total of 277, nine strokes better than his nearest competitor. ...

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  • TPC Sawgrass, Sawgrass Country Club to Host FSGA's 92nd Amateur Championship

    The much ballyhooed TPC Sawgrass, headquarters of the PGA Tour and home of the Tour's richest tournament, The Players Championship, will be one of the two courses to host this year's Florida State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, June 25-28. Sawgrass Country Club will share hosting duties. Sawgrass CC was designed by Ed Seay of Arnold Palmer Cou ...

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  • Golf Channel Live From The PLAYERS Coverage

    Golf Channel will bolster live tournament broadcasts of The PLAYERS Championship from TPC Sawgrass with Live from the Players news coverage to give the network 35 hours of PLAYERS programming. Golf Channel's Brian Hammons and Nick Faldo will spearhead 12 hours of live tournament coverage, in HD, airing next Thursday - Friday (May 7-8) at 1 p.m. ET. At 9 ...

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  • Lanny Wadkins Voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Winner of the 1977 PGA Championship at Pebble Beach, and a total of 21 PGA Tour events, Lanny Wadkins has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame and will be inducted in St. Augustine as part of the Class of 2009 on Nov. 2. Wadkins received 61 percent of the vote through the PGA Tour Ballot returned by a distinguished group of Hall o ...

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