Sarasota News & Events

  • Johnson 2nd in Junior Match Play

    By Mark Cardon Tyler Bakich of Valrico outdueled Cole Johnson of Parrish in a seesaw match that ended in extra holes to claim the Florida State Golf Association’s Junior Match Play Championship in the 13-15 age division last week at Worthington Country Club in Bonita Springs. Bakich won the 17th hole to hold a 1-up lead heading to the 18th. Johnson w ...

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  • Golden, Schneider Defend State 4-ball Title

    By Mark Cardon Wow, what a comeback! The defending champion team of Wendy Golden and Ericka Schneider of Bradenton trailed the leaders by three strokes going into Sunday’s final round of the Florida State Women’s Four-Ball Championship at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City. In the final round the duo was down by four strokes after h ...

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  • Staubo Wins Division in Event at University Park

    Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association Here are the results from the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association event last Monday (Aug. 30) at University Park Country Club: Girls 13-15: Ane Staubo, 79; Nicole Polivchak, 90 Girls 16-18: Stephanie See, 75; Julianna Veloz, 81 Boys 12 & Under: David Morgan, 74; Joshua Perna, 75; Dalton Plattner, 89 Boys ...

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  • Pernas Win FSGA Parent-Child Title

    by Mark Cardon David and Jeremy Perna are serving notice that they are difficult team to beat. This past weekend, David, a good Sarasota amateur, and Jeremy, a high school sophomore to be, won the Florida State Golf Association’s Parent-Child 18-under Championship at Walt Disney World. They posted rounds of 64-65 --- 129 and won by three strokes. L ...

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  • Duval to Help SFC

    By Mark Cardon Jim Duval has been a successful golf pro for 41 years, 25 of which were at Mission Valley Golf and Country Club in Nokomis. He retired from Mission Valley this past year but hasn’t retired from helping his golfing friends. Duval will chair the Seventh Annual Swinging With Friends Golf Tournament to benefit Senior Friendship Centers Se ...

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  • Sarasota National To Host Two Man Championship

    2012 SARASOTA NATIONAL TWO MAN  CHAMPIONSHIPWhat: 2012 Sarasota National Two Man ChampionshipWhen: Saturday August 11,  2012Where: Sarasota National, VeniceEntry Fee: $100.00 a  TeamFormat: 18  Holes; Scramble 6 Holes/Alternate Shot 6 Holes /Better Ball of  Partners 6 HolesFlighted by Team  Hdcp.Start: 8 am  ShotgunPayout: ...

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  • Sunice Outerwear Collection Released

    The Sunice Golf 2012 outerwear collection men's color palette uses updated blues and orange to brighten up collections of basic black, charcoal, and navy. Product embossing details allow for a new take on traditional colors like grey and add visual interest to exciting new colors like regatta. A classic American combination of red, white, and blue is evide ...

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  • Junior Results

    By Mark Cardon Here are the results from the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association event this past week at Palm-Aire Country Club: Girls 13-15: Victoria Cangero, 80; Seneca Symonds, 81 Girls 16-18: Katie McKenney, 78; Stephanie See, 81 Boys 12 & under: Joshua Perna, 77; Drew Angelo, 79; Randon Latta, 84 Boys 13-15: Erik Souchak, 71; Barry McDonnell, ...

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  • Peabody-Wenck Team Triumphs

    By Mark Cardon The team of David Peabody and Ray Wenck won the recent 12th annual 2-Man Championship at the Lake Venice Golf Club by two strokes. Here are the results: First Flight David Peabody-Ray Wenck, 128; Kris Vassallo-Paul Vassallo, 130; Joe Clarkson-Spencer Dunford, 131. Second Flight Tom Rhodus-Rick Tagner, 141; Wanyn Anderson-James Dougherty, 1 ...

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  • Rotonda Pro To Compete In Long Drive Contest

    By Mark Cardon Tyler Beasley, an assistant pro at Rotonda Golf and Country Club, has made a remarkable comeback from a serious injury and plans to compete in the RE/Max World Long Drive Regional Championship Aug. 4, in Viera. Beasley was born and raised in Englewood and still lives there. In October of 2010, he severely injured his back. In a little over ...

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