Sarasota News & Events

  • Longboat tennis pro makes ace

    With the Sarasota Open, a pro tennis tournament, coming up at the Longboat Key Club at the end of April, I thought I would ask Director of Tennis John Woods for a lesson. ...

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  • Charity tournaments

    Hot For A Cure tournament will be held April 16 at Misty Creek Country Club. ...

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  • Kennedy earns weekly college award

    Casey Kennedy has found a home in Augusta, Ga., and it has nothing to do with the Masters. ...

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  • Ale House League begins April 18

     The Ale House Golf League begins April 18 at Serenoa Golf Club. ...

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  • Plantation has summer membership

     Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice is offering our 2011 Promotional Summer Family Full (Golf & Tennis) Membership Category from May 1 through Oct. 9 for $500, plus tax to singles, couples or families with children up to 23 years of age living at home. ...

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  • River Run couples league begins Friday

    The popular couples league at River Run Golf Links in Bradenton begins Friday. It runs for 24 weeks. The registration fee is $40 and the cost is $21 per couple for all weeks that they play. ...

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  • Junior program at Capri

     Mike Cummings at the Golf Club at Capri Isles will be hosting another junior golf clinic, beginning June 11. Over 130 juniors participate each year. It runs 10 weeks. ...

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  • Paula Creamer to help Ritz celebrate 5-year anniversary

    Paula Creamer will help the Ritz-Carlton Members Club celebrate its five-year anniversary by conducting a clinic for members and their guests on Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. Creamer, who spent six years at IMG Academies in Bradenton, will give out instructional tips, provide insight to her winning shots, play around with some “trick” shot ...

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  • Quickie Tip: Focus on Putting

    Most golfers are fixed at getting more distance by trying to buy the newest technology, or better irons for feel. It is a fact that we hit driver approximately 14 times a round, and hopefully the irons only about 22 times, which leaves 36 putts to shoot even-par 72. We all know that it doesn't exactly work out that perfectly, but in theory this would b ...

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  • Groove and Improve Your Swing

    There are hundreds of products on the market these days claiming to help you hit longer, putt straighter, or lower your score. Most aren’t guaranteed past the check out line. But the folks at SwingRite guarantee that their product, when used properly and consistently will add 20 to 30 more yards to your drives, eliminate slices, and lower your score ...

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