Sarasota News & Events

  • Top Juniors in the world coming to The Ritz

     Does the name Gary Gilchrist ring a bell?  It should. He was the director of instruction at the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy in Bradenton many years ago before moving on to start his own academy. ...

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  • Rory's backyard

     If you want to know how U.S. Open champ Rory McIlroy keeps his game sharp when he is not playing tournaments, check out his backyard in Northern Ireland. ...

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  • 57th Florida Boys' Junior Championship

    Here are the results from the 57th Florida Boys' Junior Championship at the Quail Valley Golf Club and Bent Pine Golf Club in Vero Beach. Area players are in bold face: ...

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  • 62nd Four-Ball Championship Ritz-Carlton Golf Club - Orlando

    The team of Zachary Primavera and Chase Seiffert fired a final round 62 to win the 62nd Florida State Four-Ball Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando last weekend. ...

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  • Bradenton's Hwang places third

     Mitsuki Katahira of Daytona Beach shot 71-70-71=212 to win the 17th Florida Women’s State Golf Association Stroke Play Championship at Oceanside Country Club, Ormond Beach. ...

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  • Rhodes-Passamonte team breezes to victory

    Bill Rhodes and Nick Passamonte breezed to a six-stroke victory in the 11th annual City of Venice Two-Man Championship at the Lake Venice Golf Club last weekend. ...

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  • Call for course conditions

    Wise golfers should call their favorite clubs this time of year to inquire about their aerification plans. ...

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  • Number of rounds down

    Rounds played volume in the U.S. was down 16.7 percent in April 2011 vs. April 2010, according to the National Rounds Played Report, a joint effort of Golf Datatech, the National Golf Foundation, PGA of America and NGCOA. Year-to-date rounds are down 5.9%.   ...

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  • Aimpoint Golf: The Ultimate Green Reading Tool

    I f you have watched any golf in the past few years on TV you have noticed the aiming graphic that is used to show where the player should aim and what path a ball that is going in the hole should take. What you have also likely noticed is that when the ball goes off that digital path, it doesn’t go into the hole. This is usually follow ...

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  • AJGA coming to the Ritz

    The American Junior Golf Association has announced that the Under Armour® / Steve Marino Junior All-Star Championship will be coming to The Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club July 18-21. ...

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