Naples News & Events

  • 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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  • The Rookery at Marco Hosting Family Golf Festival

    As a fun alternative to playing 18 holes, golfers of all ages and abilities are invited to join their family members and experience the true meaning of "family togetherness on the links." The Rookery at Marco, located at 3433 Club Center Blvd. in Naples, announced that it will be hosting its annual Family Golf Festival on Saturday, August 18, from 9 a.m. to ...

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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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  • CRS Treasurer Joins High School Coaches Hall of Fame

    Jack Long, for many years the treasurer of the Bonita Springs Mens Club - CRS Golfing Club at San Carlos Golf Course was inducted into National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Jack is an avid golfer at San Carlos Golf Course in Fort Myers Florida. Congratulation Jack! Jack Long Enters Hall of Fame.pdf ...

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  • C.W. Golf Architecture to Design Esplanade G&CC at Naples

    Chris Wilczynski is a rare breed among golf course architects these days. He's working on a new course in the United States. Wilczynski's two-year-old firm, C.W. Golf Architecture, has been hired by industry-leading private homebuilder and developer Taylor Morrison to execute the master plan and course design for Esplanade Golf & Country Club at Naples, ...

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  • IMG Junior Golf Tour Announces Season Schedule

    The IMG Junior Golf Tour announced its 2012-2013 schedule, which has expanded to include events throughout the Northeast in addition to its Southeast tournaments. The tour has continued its growth from eight events in the inaugural 2010-2011 season to 18 events in four different states during the 2012-2013 season. This year, the tour will make stops at top ...

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  • July WCI Experience Specials

    WCI Golf has announced the following specials for July 2012. Visit any participating WCI Club to pick up a complimentary 2012 WCI Experience Card to book your round of golf at these special preferred rates! ...

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  • Nationwide Facilities Help Take Your Daughter To The Course Week

    The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) are encouraging everyone to introduce daughters, granddaughters and nieces to the game of golf during Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 9-15. More than 1,000 participating facilities across the country will offer free green fees to girls accompanied by a paying adult, with m ...

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  • July Is Family Golf Month At WCI Courses

    American home builder WCI Communities announced it is supporting the PGA’s Play Golf America Family Golf Month in July. Play golf and have fun with your family at one of the following events: BONITA SPRINGS The Colony Golf & Country Club Family Golf Month 5-Hole Parent & Child Tournament July 6, July 20 One-hour clinic, 2:30 p.m. Shotgun star ...

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  • Improve Your Game Through Better Balance

    Golfer’s Guide Instruction by Mike Calbot Balance is the key to success in a golf swing. Most golfers stand out of balance when at address. When they go to make a golf swing, their body fights the action and end up looking stiff or rigid. When you are stiff or rigid, you can’t build up the speed for distance or control for consistency. There ...

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