Grande Lakes Resort

ORLANDO, Fla – The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will soon open its renovated guest rooms, luxury pool and Club Lounge as focal points of a $30 million renovation project. Due to be complete February 2021, the 582 guest rooms will feature design inspired by the natural beauty of the property’s landscaped grounds, wildlife-filled water and surrounding [...]

By |2021-01-30T14:40:04-05:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Seminole Lake Country Club

ST PETERSBURG, Florida – Seminole Lake Country Club has a long and storied history. Back in 1911, William Cunningham moved his family to the St Petersburg area from Fletcher, North Carolina. The Cunninghams opened a hardware and grocery store on Central Avenue that from all indications was very successful. In the early 1930’s William’s son Howard [...]

By |2021-01-24T09:39:08-05:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Cypresswood Country Club – Central Florida’s Best Golf Value Just Got Better

Back in 1974 when award-winning golf course designer Ron Garl built Cypresswood Country Club in Winter Haven, FL, not too far from his hometown of Lakeland, it was the talk of the town. Golfers from all over Florida would converge on the course to see what it was all about and during the winter months, tee [...]

By |2021-01-18T17:56:04-05:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Key West’s Famed Casa Marina Resort Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Where History Meets Contemporary Sophistication The story of the fabled Casa Marina Key West, a luxurious Waldorf Astoria Resort, that celebrated its 100th anniversary on New Year's Eve, reflects the rich history of Key West, the southernmost island city in the continental United States. Casa Marina opened on New Year's Eve 1920 as Key West's most [...]

By |2021-01-05T19:50:54-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , |

The Old Course at Broken Sound

The Old Course at Broken Sound, a Gene Bates Signature Course & PGA Champions Tour Stop I recently played the Old Course at Broken Sound, a Gene Bates, ASGCA, 2006 phenomenal redesign of Joe Lee's original. Gene completely remodeled the Old Course from the ground up, rerouting it and adding over 10 acres of ponds, wetlands [...]

By |2020-12-15T06:58:04-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Take a swing at Mariner Sands’ new Gold Course Redesign

Stuart, FL–Despite the challenging times, the Board of Governors at Mariner Sands Country Club, a member-owned private club located along the famed Treasure Coast, is happy to announce the renovation of the Gold Course--one of two championship golf courses on site. The project, started in the midst of the pandemic, was helmed under the expertise of renowned [...]

By |2020-12-15T06:49:43-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Citrus Golf Trail – America’s Value Golf Capital

Known as the 'Value Golf Capital of America,' Sebring, Florida's collection of outstanding golf courses offer history, the best and friendliest service, and above all, an extraordinary golf experience at a great value. Located in the center of the state along Highway 27, these hidden gems are just 60 miles south of the theme parks in [...]

By |2020-12-08T06:01:26-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Streamsong Reopens Blue & Red with New Mach 1 Greens

Streamsong officially reopened its Blue & Red courses on October 1. Both layouts have been closed for play as they underwent regrassing with a revolutionary new ultradwarf bermudagrass known as Mach 1. With the new greens ready for play, Streamsong is the first golf destination in the world to showcase Mach 1 on two-18-hole courses. The twosome [...]

By |2020-10-12T22:08:30-04:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , , |

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Celebrates the Reopening of The Ocean Course

Florida's most prestigious oceanfront country club, the AAA Five Diamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club held a grand opening ceremony of its newly reimagined Ocean Course this past week. Famed golf course architect, Bobby Weed whose headquarters are in Ponte Vedra, was selected to transform the layout which has been a cornerstone amenity of the Club [...]

By |2020-10-06T06:45:49-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club at Orlando World Center Marriott Reopens

I have been waiting for this for a while. One of the finest tracks in all of Central Florida has reopened with an all-new 18th hole island green. Originally designed by the great Joe Lee in 1986 and then revamped by famed golf course architect Bobby Cupp in 1998, Hawk's Landing, a 6245-yard delight, has been [...]

By |2020-09-28T22:33:56-04:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |
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