Orlando News & Events

  • Celebration Golf Management Plans Statewide Expansion

    CELEBRATION, Fla. --- Celebration Golf Management LLC, which operates the Celebration Golf Club and four others in the Central Florida area, plans to expand statewide within the next few years. Gene Garrote, president and principal of Celebration Golf Management LLC, said the firm focuses on quality golf courses in primary visitor destinatio ...

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  • Saved from the Recession, Black Bear Bounces Back

    Christmas came early for local golfers and transients who routinely make Central Florida a stop on their "Stay and Play" calendar. Tournament-tested Black Bear Golf Club, a P.B. Dye design in Eustis, just north of Orlando, was rescued from the recession by a group of European investors and is now flourishing. There’s never been a better ...

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  • Golf Industry Gearing Up for PGA Merchandise Show

    The 58th edition of the PGA Merchandise Show, the industry's oldest and most influential business gathering, is bringing together the strongest representation of golf equipment manufacturers from market leaders and industry veterans to newcomers and inventors in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 27-29, 2011. ...

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  • 67 Luxury Homes Worth $20 Million Sold at Eagle Creek This Year

    Emerson International reports it has sold 67 new luxury homes for revenues of more than $20 million this year at Eagle Creek Golf Club located off Narcoossee Rd. near Medical City in south Orlando. Eric Emerson, vice president and general manager of Emerson International, which developed the Eagle Creek Golf Club community said 13 luxury homes sold in t ...

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  • Florida's Orange County National Hosting PGA Tour Q-School Finals

    WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Orange County National will host the PGA Tour's Q-School finals Dec.1-6. With a great field of players once again, competitors will be trying to play their way through the extremely stressful competition in hopes of earning their 2011 PGA Tour Card. The top 25 players will earn a full exemption and Tour Card for 2011. Orange Count ...

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  • New Owners of Timacuan Planning Improvements

    LAKE MARY, FL - While bad economic news continues to dominate the news both locally and nationally, some good news was delivered recently to Orlando-area golfers. Timacuan Golf Club, one of Central Florida's most popular and highly ranked courses, has been purchased by Timacuan Partners Ltd. Terms of the sale between Timacuan Partners and Kitson & P ...

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  • Doak, Crenshaw/Coore Building Side-by-Side in Central Florida

    Coore & Crenshaw and Tom Doak–led Renaissance Golf Design will create two highly distinctive, yet intertwined, 18-hole golf courses on a formerly mined phosphate site in Central Florida.   The designers were intrigued by the opportunity to utilize mined land and to work side-by-side on their two courses at Streamsong Resort, a 16,000-acre ...

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  • Veteran's Day Deal at Windermere Country Club

    To honor the men and women who valiantly fight for our freedoms abroad and at home, Windermere County Club will offer a special rate celebrating Veteran's Day. This special rate will be offered to veterans, active duty military and public servants from Wednesday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 14. This special rate of $49 per player includes golf, cart a ...

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  • Annual Charity Golf Tournament in Support of The Scottish Rite Foundation

    On Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 8:30 am, Walkabout Golf Club will again host the Annual Scottish Rite Foundation Golf Tournament. All net proceeds from this event go to "The Scottish Rite Masons Helping Children Communicate".  Individual player fee is $75.00 and a FOURSOME is $260(prepaid by December 1, 2010). Sponsorships are availible by c ...

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  • Windermere Country Club Re-Opens After $1 Million Renovation

    Under the guidance of PGA General Manager Marc Guiseppi and the KemperSports team, a comprehensive renovation project was completed at Windermere Country Club. Greens, greenside bunkers, the driving range and clubhouse at the historic semi-private club just outside of Orlando were renovated. The project was completed in early October. The renovation en ...

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