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  • Celebration Tournament raises more than $100,000 for Robert Gamez Foundation

    CELEBRATION, FLA. – Celebration Golf Club’s annual golf tournament in March to benefit the Robert Gamez Foundation for Under Privileged Children raised more than $100,000 for the cause. Gene Garrote, vice president of Celebration Golf Company, said more than 100 golfers participated in the annual event including two-time major champion J ...

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  • Harmony Golf Preserve Recognized for Environmental Excellence

    HARMONY, FL- Harmony Golf Preserve has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for golf courses, and Audubon International program. Jason Moore, course superintendent, has led the effort to obtain sanctuary status on this course and is being recognized for Environme ...

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  • Orlando's Rosen Shingle Creek Wins 2008 Meetings & Conventions Gold Tee Award

    Open Less Than Two Years, Shingle Creek is Again Named One of the Most Outstanding Golf & Meeting Properties in the World. ORLANDO – For the second year in a row, Orlando's Rosen Shingle Creek hotel, which has yet to even celebrate its second birthday, has won the prestigious Meetings & Conventions (M&C) magazine Gold Tee Awar ...

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  • Mystic Dunes takes part in PGA Free Lesson Month

    CELEBRATION, Fla. - Mystic Dunes Golf Club is proudly participating in this month’s “PGA Free Lesson Month” by offering golf lessons during the month of May. “Mystic Dunes is proud to once again partner with the PGA to promote the game of golf,” said Rick Smith, Director of Golf Operations at Mystic Dunes. “We w ...

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  • Sugarloaf Mountain holds inaugural Sugarloaf Masters

    MINNEOLA, Fla. – The scenic views at Sugarloaf Mountain Golf & Town Club welcomed 20 Orlando-area PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour golfers for the club’s inaugural “Sugarloaf Masters” tournament Wednesday. Chris DiMarco, who turned professional in 1990 and was in the Official World Golf Rankings top 10 for more than 50 wee ...

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  • Annual Hit The Green fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, announced the Company will be hosting the 2nd annual “Hit The Green” fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) throughout the 2008 calendar year. Beginning in April, 20 of Marriott Golf’s domestic properties will each be hosting promotional days ...

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  • Golf's leadership converges on Capitol Hill for First National Golf Day

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Some of golf’s most influential leaders and members of the game’s most prominent associations converged on the nation’s capitol to celebrate a bipartisan Congressional resolution which declared April 16, 2008 as National Golf Day. The golf leaders discussed the game’s impact on society, in particular its role t ...

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  • The Masters Tournament reaches audience of nearly 100 million

    Close to 100 million people on television worldwide, and 5.4 million online on masters.org, experienced the 2008 Masters it was announced by Billy Payne, Chairman of the Masters Tournament and Augusta National Golf Club. The preliminary global television numbers were up approximately 15 percent from last year. In all, the Masters was viewed, either ...

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  • Celebration Golf Club tournament raises more than $100,000 for Robert Gamez Foundation

    CELEBRATION, FLA. – Celebration Golf Club’s annual golf tournament in March to benefit the Robert Gamez Foundation for Under Privileged Children raised more than $100,000 for the cause. Gene Garrote, vice president of Celebration Golf Company, said more than 100 golfers participated in the annual event. For more information, contact ...

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  • Red White & Blue Invitational At Mystic Dunes Golf Club To Raise Funds For Wounded Warrior Project

    CELEBRATION, FL (April 9, 2008)—Mystic Dunes Golf Club is hosting the second annual Red White & Blue Invitational on Sunday, June 29, 2008. A portion of the tournament’s proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. followed by a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. An awards banquet and American-s ...

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