Orlando News & Events

  • Bradley Rounds Out Field For Grand Slam of Golf

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Masters Champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson, Open Champion Ernie Els, and defending Champion Keegan Bradley form the elite foursome that will compete Oct. 22-24, at Bermuda's Port Royal Golf Course in the 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf.It will be the rookie appearance for both Watson and Simpson, while 2011 PGA Cham ...

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  • Florida's Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Honors Service Members

    DESTIN, Fla. -- Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - the 2,400-acre resort on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast - salutes service members this Labor Day, offering a special military rate for its "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" and complimentary greens fees Aug. 31 - Sept. 3.The "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" features one free night with the purchase of ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • ANNIKA Academy Unveils Online Golf Lesson Platform

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The ANNIKA Academy, hall-of-famer Annika Sorenstam's boutique golf instruction and fitness facility, announced online golf lessons are now available at www.theannikaacademy.com. Individual online lessons cost $59 per swing analysis. Using V1 Pro software, instructors will break down video of a player's swing with drawing tools while offering ...

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  • Golfer Overcomes Serious Spinal Cord Injuries, Enrolls At Golf Academy Of America

    A boating accident robbed DiGirolamo of his dream of playing golf professionally, but after doctors said he would never walk again, it's a miracle he's playing golf at all ORLANDO, Fla. - Greg DiGirolamo bubbled with excitement after shooting an 83 in open play recently as a first-year student at the Golf Academy of America's Orlando campus. Golf Academy ...

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  • Registration Now Open For Golf To End Cancer Outing At Caves Valley

    LAKE MARY, Fla. -- Golf to End Cancer has opened online registration for the second annual Golf To End Cancer VIP Outing, scheduled for Sept. 9-10 at Caves Valley Golf Club. "This VIP outing is our signature fundraiser. It's a two-day, five-star event which promises to be filled with those extra touches to make all golfers and sponsors feel like a VIP," sai ...

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  • Orlando Pro Earns Spot At 2012 PGA Championship

    Rod Perry, an adjunct professor at Golf Academy of America, carded a solid 5-under-par total of 283 to tie for second place at the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship at the Bayonet and Black Horse courses in Seaside, Calif., and earn a spot in the upcoming PGA Championship at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, S.C. The top 20 finishers in the 312- ...

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  • Family Golf Festival Coming To Marriott Grande Pines

    ORLANDO, Fla. - 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. Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club and Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott announced that they will be coming together to host the annual Family Golf Festival on ...

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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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