Naples News & Events

  • Practice With Purpose!

    by Ian Coleman Director of Golf Sales Bonita Bay East Everyone has heard that old Vaudeville routine….”How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice…practice…practice.” This is so true, if our intention is to get better at anything, we must practice at it. Golf is no exception, but just don’t go over to the range and ...

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  • Old Corkscrew to Host Inaugural Alico Scramble for Kids

    Come out and support the Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida at the inaugural Alico Scramble for Kids hosted by prestigious Old Corkscrew Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. The event is scheduled for Saturday June 19th with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The four-man scramble is an 18-hole event. Entry fee is $400 per team. For more informat ...

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  • Charity Pro-Am to Benefit Girls Golf Programs

    The Naples Chapter of the EWGA (Executive Women's Golf Association) is holding its 7th Annual EWGA Ladies Charity Pro-Am at The Quarry in Naples to benefit Collier County LPGA USGA Girls Golf programs and the PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee. The event begins Friday evening, June 11, with a buffet dinner and program that includes a DJ, skills challeng ...

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  • Pro Profile - Tal Buchanan

    There aren't many people more familiar with the ins and outs of the Southwest Florida scene than Tal Buchanan. For more than three decades Buchanan has worked as a PGA Professional in the Naples area. Currenlty the head golf and teaching professional at Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club, Buchanan's journey throughout Southwest Florida includes stints a ...

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  • Old Corkscrew Introduces Player's Club Summer Program

    Old Corkscrew Golf Club, one of Southwest Florida's premier layouts, has introduced the Player's Club program designed to benefit frequent golfers. The summer program (runs May 16 - September 30) costs $350 for a single and $500 for a family. Unlimited use of the practice facility can be added to the package for an additional $150 per player. ...

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  • Ian Coleman Named Director of Golf Sales at Bonita Bay East

    NAPLES – Ian Coleman has been named director of golf sales at Bonita Bay East, home to two Tom Fazio-designed championship golf courses now available for daily-fee play. The 1,400-acre non-residential golf facility has been one of the region’s most sought-after golf experiences since it opened as a private club in 1997. The two courses wind ...

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  • Valencia Set for Major Course Renovation

    After a six month investment in marketing, technology, and client satisfaction, Valencia Golf and Country Club closed its doors for the summer on May 3rd to undergo major course renovation. The renovation will include the installation of nearly eight miles of wiring to upgrade their irrigation system along with redefining, re-contouring, and re-grassin ...

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  • Exclusive Bonita Bay East Now Available for Daily-Fee Play

    NAPLES – Bonita Bay East, the 1,400-acre pure golf facility in North Naples known for it’s exceptional environmental setting and two award-winning Tom Fazio-designed championship courses, is now open for daily-fee play. The non-residential golf facility has been one of the region’s most sought-after golf experiences since it opened as ...

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  • Southwest Florida Chapter Honors Award Winners

    The Southwest Florida Chapter of the PGA of America recently honored its 2009 award winners at its spring meeting held at Foxfire Golf Club on April 19th. PGA scholarships recipients were also recognized, as were beneficiaries of the chapter's charitible efforts. Here is a complete list of the individuals and organizations who were recognized: ...

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  • Immokalee Foundation to Hold 2010 Charity Classic Pro-Am at Bay Colony

    The Immokalee Foundation will hold its 2010 Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples Monday, Nov. 15, according to Peter Negri, chair of the nonprofit organization's golf committee. The popular fundraising event pairs foundation supporters with some of the biggest names in golf. Last year, participants played alongside to ...

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