Orlando News & Events

  • Timacuan Golf & Country Club To Host PGA Champions Tour Qualifier Friday, March 20

    LAKE MARY, FL - The PGA Champions Tour has chosen Timacuan Golf and Country Club to host its qualifying tournament for the upcoming Cap Cana Championship. The qualifying event will be played Friday at the Ron Garl-designed golf course in Lake Mary just north or Orlando, with tee times starting at 8:30 a.m. The Cap Cana Championship will be p ...

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  • College Bound

    Do you have aspirations of playing golf at the collegiate level? Hard work and notable grades help, but there are several steps you must know to make the process easier. Though there is greater competition because of the game’s growing popularity with young people, scholarships are still attainable. In the NCAA alone, the total number of men’s ...

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  • It's All About the Experience

    I had an ole friend that use to tell me it is all about the experience. It was always good for a laugh, but as we go through the daily process of trying to take our business to the next level it becomes more apparent. I recently visited Seattle and saw it first hand at Starbucks and Nordstrom’s but the best example was Pikes Fish Market. Of cour ...

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  • European-style Spa Marbella opens at Mission Inn Resort & Club

    The luxurious, European-style Spa Marbella opened in November at Mission Inn Resort & Spa. The 6,200-square-foot facility complements the resort’s highly acclaimed golf and tennis facilities and is a welcomed amenity for guests, area visitors and the local community. Spa Marbella (pronounced Mar-bay-a) is run by Kathy Neiman, who most recen ...

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  • Shingle Creek Golf Club in Orlando Salutes Military Personnel with Special Offer

    Active Duty, Reserve & Retired Military Invited to Challenge Award-Winning Links for Special Rates  Members of the U.S. Armed Forces are taking off their combat boots and putting on their golf shoes thanks to a special offer from Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. Active duty, reserve and retired military personnel can enjoy a special offer of ...

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  • Shingle Creek Salutes Military Personnel with Special Offer

    Members of the U.S. Armed Forces are taking off their combat boots and putting on their golf shoes thanks to a special offer from Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. Active duty, reserve and retired military personnel can enjoy a special offer of a $59 rate until April 5, then $49 rate April 6 through May 17 and finally a $39 rate May 18 to September 30, 2009 ...

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  • Grande Pines Golf Club Receives Prestigious Environmental Leadership Award

    Marriott Golf is pleased to announce that Grande Pines Golf Club, located in Orlando, Fla., has received the Chapter Award for Environmental Leadership in Golf for a Resort Facility from the prestigious Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America (GCSAA)/Golf Digest's Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards (ELGA). ELGA recognizes golf courses and sup ...

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  • Todd Hunter wins Golfer's Guide Free Golf Orlando Giveaway

    In the course of a typical week, Todd Hunter makes time to play five or six rounds of golf. He hadn't planned on cutting back because of the economy, and thanks to Golfer's Guide's Central Florida Golf Giveaway promotion, he'll find his name on the tee sheet even more in '09. "I saw the contest for free golf and I figured why not," said ...

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  • Former MLB, NFL Players to Participate in Inaugural Celebrity Shootout at Mystic Dunes Golf Club

    Orlando - Register now to hit the links Monday, March 16 with Bill "Maz" Mazeroski, Phil Niekro, Jim McMahon, Derrick Brooks and other celebrities in the Inaugural Celebrity Shootout at Mystic Dunes Golf Club presented by Universal Orlando Resort. The event benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier pediatric cance ...

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  • Mike Bender Named Among Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers for 2009-2010

    LAKE MARY, FL - Mike Bender of the Mike Bender Golf Academy at Timacuan G.C. in Lake Mary, FL, is again listed among the Top 100 Teachers by Golf Magazine, the world's most widely read golf publication. Bender has appeared on the Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers list since 1996. The 2009-2010 Top 100, which has eight new names, appears in the magazine's Febr ...

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