Orlando News & Events

  • Norma DiMarco Tee Up for Life Event Raises More than $330,000

    Chris DiMarco and friends had another successful year at the Norma DiMarco Tee up For Life event. The charity tournament held at the Country Club at Heathrow on Monday, Nov. 2 raised more than $330,000, bringing the event's nine-year total to more than $4 million. The annual outing, named for Chris DiMarco's mother who died in 2006, included a celebrity ...

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  • Golf Tournament Planned to Benefit Young Lady with Life-Altering Illnesses

    A benefit golf tournament is taking place on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at the award-winning Shingle Creek Golf Club in Orlando. The tournament will benefit Jyllean Williams who was diagnosed with Mercury poisoning two years ago and has since developed Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Epstein Barr Virus. At just 24 years of age, her life has literally bee ...

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  • Ken Green to Speak at Winter Park Country Club Lecture Series

    Central Florida's Winter Park Country Club will welcome five-time PGA Tour winner Ken Green as part of its Golf Lecture Series presented by the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. The appearance is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11. In June 2009, Green was seriously injured in a grizzly motor vehicle accident that claimed the lives of his brother Willia ...

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  • Boccieri Golf - Small Company, Big Ideas...Heavy Putters

    Golfers today are constantly bombarded with fancy marketing messages from equipment manufactures vying for their business. Amidst all the flash and hype, how can the average player know what will actually help their game? It can be difficult to differentiate the gimmicks from those products that offer a true technological advancement. One company that is a ...

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  • Orlando Welcomes World's second Waldorf Astoria

    The piece of property neatly tucked between Interstate 4 and Walt Disney World is a long way from 301 Park Avenue, but the developers of the new Waldorf Astoria Orlando did their best to pay homage to the original’s historical footprint while making sure to account for the contemporary version’s more tropical locale. ...

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  • Tip of the Month

    By Dave Dolengowski, PGA Senior Instructor, Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott On your next visit to the practice putting green try this “Make your Statement” putting drill, it will help you judge slope better, read greens better, and develop a repeating stroke along a straight line. Select a putt of approximately 20 to 30 feet. Se ...

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  • Golf To Win Business on a Budget

    By: David E. Collins Director of Sales Eagle Creek Golf Club You have to build relationships, so why not use golf? Most business professionals who are in the financial planning business, real estate business, insurance business, or any other consumer-based business cannot justify treating every client and/or prospect to a round of golf. But they ne ...

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  • Eagle Creek Golf Course Hosts Lake Nona High School Golf Team

    The Eagle Creek Golf Course, located at Eagle Creek on Narcoossee Rd. in southeast Orlando, is hosting the Lake Nona High School golf team for weekday practice sessions and competitive matches David Collins, director of sales at Eagle Creek Golf Club, said the season just finished for the Lake Nona High School golf team. "This group is very dis ...

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  • Season 12 of Golf Channel's Big Break Debuts

    Disney Hosts Successful Reality Series ORLANDO - Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, Lucas Glover and Vijay Singh have all won majors championships, and each has also experienced victory at the Children's Miracle Network Classic held annually at Walt Disney World Resort. The Classic is played on the Magnolia Course at Walt Disney World Resort, which will ...

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  • Mike Bender Named PGA of America's 2009 National Teacher of the Year

    The PGA of America has announced that its 2009 National Teacher of the Year award recipient is Mike Bender of the Mike Bender Golf Academy, headquartered at Timacuan Golf Club in Lake Mary, Florida. This is the highest singular honor that can be earned by a golf instructor. "This is very special because it means that my peers, the professionals ...

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