Orlando News & Events

  • Golf Happens In The Space Between Your Ears

    If you know golf, you know that golf is a game of mental agility, focus and concentration. We all know how to focus, right? Well, not necessarily. Being focused is a learned response. It takes concerted effort and sometimes, especially when distracted, our ability to fixate on one object is stunted causing us to become frustrated, anxious and even angry. ...

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  • Celebration introduces ultimate happy hour

    Celebration Golf Club is offering unlimited $1 perday twilight tee times May 1 through Sept. 30. Gene Garrote, vice president of Celebration Golf Company, said the $149 package offer includes unlimited golf on Celebration’s 18-hole course anytime after 4 p.m. daily. Garrote said residents of Celebration can buy the package for $139. “Tha ...

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  • ChampionsGate Resort to start major Construction Project

    ChampionsGate Resort, the 1,800 acre resort-style luxury community in Osceola County, will start construction of 100,000 square feet of retail and office space and 180 luxury rental apartments in downtown ChampionsGate in May. March Reicher, senior vice president of operations at ChampionsGate, said the cost of the construction project is estimated at ...

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  • Celebration hosts "Celebration Masters"

    Celebration Golf Club recently hosted its Annual Celebration Town Championship during the Masters weekend and Kenny Nairn, golf director at Celebration, said the annual tournament’s schedule has given the event a new name---the Celebration Nairn said Celebration Golf Club gave each of the tournament division winners a Celebration Blue crested jacke ...

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  • How to Market to the CEO

    I recently attended a Jeffrey Gitomer seminar, author of The Little Red Book of Sales. One of the points he made was that it is much easier to make a sale to the guy making the budget versus the guy following the budget. If you can show value and if you can show that you can increase the bottom line, there are very few CEO’s in the world that will ...

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  • Timacuan Golf Club & Mike Bender Golf Academy To Host Fund Raiser Pro-Am For Boy's Town

    LAKE MARY, FL - The Mike Bender Golf Academy and the Timacuan Golf Club will host the second annual Pro-Am Benefit Tournament, with proceeds going to Boy's Town Central Region Demetree Campus. The golf tournament is set for Friday, July 25 at 8 a.m. at Timacuan, and is open to anyone. Cost per player is $100 and includes breakfast, lunch, range ball ...

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  • Juniors Play For Free This Summer At Mystic Dunes Golf Club

    CELEBRATION, FL - Mystic Dunes Golf Club has announced a complimentary junior program this summer. Golfers under the age of 16 can play golf for free at Mystic Dunes Golf Club with a paying adult after 2:00pm daily from June 1 to September 30, 2008. "It is my hope that Mystic Dunes can introduce young players to a game they will enjoy for a lifetim ...

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  • AVID - Cuhaci & Peterson Golf Tournament presents check to Hospice Foundation

    Cuhaci & Peterson Architects of Orlando and AVID Group, a civil engineering firm in Tampa and Orlando, presented a check in the amount of $11,000 to Hospice Foundation of America. The contribution represents proceeds from the annual AVID-Cuhaci & Peterson Golf Tournament. The check was presented in the memory of the late Jason Kmiec, an AVID ...

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  • Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando Celebrates Summer With Unlimited Golf

    Summer SIZZLES in Orlando with Unlimited Golf/Luxury Perks  at AAA Four-Diamond Rated Rosen Shingle Creek ORLANDO (June 5, 2008) - Despite the sluggish economy and rising gas prices, those wishing for an Orlando summer vacation can't afford not to take advantage of Rosen Shingle Creek's incredible Summer Sizzle package. Now through ...

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  • Ninth Annual Take Your Daughter to the Course Week

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - The National Golf Course Owners Association's Take Your Daughter to the Course Week encourages family bonding over a favorite past time while helping close the gender gap between the number of boys and girls playing the game. The ninth annual Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 7-13, is among the programs offered under the Pla ...

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