Jacksonville News & Events

  • World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship Begins This Weekend

    If you think your roll is better than most, grab your flat stick and head to Northeast Florida. This weekend The World Golf Hall of Fame at World Golf Village is holding one of two qualifying sessions for its 6th sixth-annual Putting Championship. The eight competitors from this weekend and next who post the lowest scores will receive prizes and compete ...

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  • Jacksonville Area Golf Association

    When the Jacksonville Area Golf Association was created in 1954, the primary function of the organization was to operate the area’s championship tournaments, namely the City Men’s Championship. Now in its 55th year of existence, the JAGA has branched out to serve the Northeast Florida golfing community in a number of ways. At its core, the JAGA ...

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  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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  • Billy Peterson Appointed as General Manager of the World Golf Village Golf Courses

    Honours Golf Company has announced that PGA Master Professional Billy Peterson will serve as general manager of King & Bear and Slammer & Squire golf courses located at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.  Honours Golf Company has owned and managed the two championship courses since November 2000.    Before joining Hon ...

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  • Gary Player Announced Added as a Golf Inc. Conference Speaker

    Golfing legend Gary Player, golf's international ambassador for the past half-century, will deliver one of the keynotes addresses at the spring Golf Inc. Conference March 30-April 1, 2009 at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. The former member of golf's "Big Three," along with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, has become a prolific c ...

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  • PGA Tour Charities Supports U.S. Troops Through Birdies for the Brave

    PGA Tour veteran and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) spokesman Frank Lickliter II glanced down the fairway toward the famed 17th Island Green at TPC Sawgrass in September and sighed heavily. Normally, a golf swing would not take this much out of him; after all, he’d played this hallowed course many times during THE PLAYERS Championship, one of th ...

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  • Ginn Championship

    Langer Looks to Repeat Dominant Performance as Champions Tour Event Returns to Hammock Beach Resort March 30 – April 5 At last year’s Ginn Championship at the Hammock Beach Resort, Bernhard Langer displayed the exceptional talent that has made him a worldwide force in golf for the better part of three decades, as he blew away the Champ ...

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  • Dye Headlines World Golf Hall of Fame's 2008 Induction Class

    ST. AUGUSTINE - The World Golf Hall of Fame is now 126 members strong after the inductions of 1963 Open Champion Sir Bob Charles, three-time Major Champion Denny Shute, distinguished amateur golfer Carol Semple Thompson, fabled writer Herbert Warren Wind, the first person to capture the first two Major Championships in one year, Craig Wood, and legenda ...

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  • Jekyll Island Club Hotel Announces its Golfers Heaven Package

    JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - In the next few weeks the golf season tapers off in many parts of the country, but keen golfers can continue to hone their game and take advantage of superb golfing conditions during the winter months with free golf! Check out the Jekyll Island Club Hotel's Golfers Heaven Package. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is found in the heart o ...

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  • Ginn Sur Mer Classic to Feature 11 PGA Tour Winners

    This year marks the first time that The Ginn Sur Mer Classic will be played at the Ginn Hammock Beach Resort's Conservatory Course. It's also the first time the PGA Tour will make two trips to Florida's Palm Coast in the same calendar year. The Ginn Sur Mer Classic at The Conservatory, a PGA Tour Fall Series event, will be played Oct. 27 - Nov. 2 and wi ...

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