Orlando News & Events

  • Southpaws Swing for Glory at Walt Disney World

    The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida will be the location for the combined 20th World and 75th National (USA) Left-Handed Golf Championships. The 72-hole combined amateur championships will be played on Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course and Disney’s Palm Golf Course, which are the host courses for the PGA Tour’s Child ...

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  • ABD Development to Enter Providence Golf and Country Club Community in Parade of Homes

    ABD Development Company announced it will enter the award-winning Providence Golf & Country Club Community in Davenport in the 2010 Central Florida Parade of Homes. This year will mark the multiple award-winning community’s third entry into the Central Florida Parade of Homes, said David Kohn, president of ABD Development Company. In past year ...

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  • Falcon's Fire Completes Renovation Project

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Falcon's Fire Golf Club, a Rees Jones Signature Golf Course located in Kissimmee, has announced the completion of significant renovations designed to restore the course to its rightful place as one of the finest 18-hole public facilities in Central Florida. The recent enhancements to Falcon's Fire include new greens, which were resurfa ...

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  • Edwin Watts Amateur Tour Starts 2010 Season at Black Bear

    The Edwin Watts Amateur Golf Tour will open its 2010 season on March 20 at Black Bear GC in Eustis.  Black Bear returns to the schedule after a three year absence. The tour opened the season at Black Bear from 1997 to 2006.  Fifteen tournaments are scheduled on some of the finest courses in Central Florida.  “Last year we played a ...

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  • Hunter's Creek Golf Club Unveils 2010 "Creek Card"

    Enhanced Frequent Player Card Offer Value and Savings For Orlando Golfers Hunter's Creek Golf Club and OB Sports Golf Management unveiled the 2010 Creek Card that is now on sale at an even lower "early bird" price of just $49 for Florida Residents. Quickly becoming one of the best golf card values in the Orlando golf scene, the Creek Car ...

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  • Timacuan Golf Club a Popular Hooters Tour Stop

    LAKE MARY - Michael Thompson knew exactly where he stood going into Thursday's final round of the NGA Hooters Winter Series event at Timacuan Golf Club - two shots behind the second-round leader Matthew Kohn. But even after shooting a 29 on the front nine, he wasn't sure where he stood when he teed it up on the tough 18th, the final hole of the 54-hole eve ...

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  • Orange County National to Raise Funds for Central Florida Charities

    Orange County National, one of the nation's foremost public golf facilities, is stepping up to support select Orlando area charities in their efforts to assist local families in need of food, clothing and shelter. With the effects of the recession taking a large toll on many central Florida residents, the need for this type of assistance is greater tha ...

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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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  • Orlando Named Top North American Golf Destination for 2010

    Orlando has been voted “North American Golf Destination of the Year 2010” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO). The announcement was made in Malaga, Spain at the annual international awards ceremony for the golf tourism industry. “This is outstanding recognition for an aspect of the Orlando experience that i ...

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  • Kitson & Partners' Free Golf Day Nets $10,772 For Orlando Magic Youth Foundation

    LAKE MARY - The second annual Kitson & Partners Clubs/Orlando Magic Free Golf Day netted a donation of $10,772 to the Orlando Magic Youth Fund. On Monday, July 27, four Kitson & Partner courses, including Timacuan Golf Club in Lake Mary, offered free golf while accepting donations to the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a fund of the McCormick Foundati ...

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