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Stay and Play in Orlando for Less with the Gaylord Palms Resort and Celebration Package

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:57 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:51

Celebration Golf ClubORLANDO, Florida — At Celebration Golf Club, it’s all about you!

Since opening for play in 1996, Orlando golf hasn’t been the same. We believe there is a difference between “playing” a golf course and “experiencing” the game of golf on a course that was inspired by its Old World legacy.

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Magnolia Green’s New 18-Hole Golf Course Opens May 22

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:48 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:38

Magnolia Green Golf ClubMOSELEY, Virginia — Magnolia Green — central Virginia’s premier multi-generational, active-lifestyle residential community — announces the new 18-hole Magnolia Green Golf Club will open to the public on Friday, May 22.

First unveiled as a nine-hole Westham Golf Club in 2010, Magnolia Green Golf Club is a semi-private Nicklaus Design in association with Tom Clark. It has been masterfully expanded into a par-72, 7,150-yard layout under the watchful eye of iStar Residential, one of the U.S.’s leading developers of master-planned communities. iStar invested more than $3 million to build the new nine, making Magnolia Green only the second 18-hole course to open in Virginia since 2010.

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One-Stop Junior Golf Academy Launched in Asia

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:37 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 05:25

Lakhana Didyasarin TavedikulAsia’s first one-stop junior golf academy is now a reality and it has been launched as the International Preparatory Golf Academy (IPGA)

Operating out of Bangkok, Thailand, the primary thrust of the IPGA is to create a well-rounded junior golfer with the perfect mix of academic grounding and a strong foundation in how to play the game of golf at the highest level possible.

The establishment of this academy is unique in that it is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, if not all of Asia.

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WSGA Wins 10th Annual PNGA Cup, Team BC Golf 3rd

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 23:12 Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:57

altPORTLAND, Oregon (Pacific Northwest Golf Association) — The 12-person team representing the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) took a slim lead into the second day’s play and held on to win the 10th PNGA Cup.

The Ryder Cup-style matches were held at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore., and featured 48 of the finest amateur golfers representing the Washington, Idaho, Oregon and British Columbia golf associations.

After the first day’s play in the four-ball and foursome matches, Team WSGA held a half point lead over Team OGA, while Team BC Golf trailed by four points and Team IGA by five and a half.

In the final day singles matches, Team WSGA extended their lead by winning seven points on the day. For a video interview with Team WSGA, click here.

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The Open Celebrates Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 16:10 Sunday, 17 May 2015 16:07

altFood at the 144th Open, from July 12-19, 2015, will range from sustainably sourced fish from Peterhead in the North East of Scotland to Quality Meat Scotland - Specially Selected Pork from the South West of the country.

The Open’s commitment to the Year of Food and Drink, led in partnership by VisitScotland and Scotland Food & Drink, means the country of origin will feature prominently on Open Hospitality menus including Scotch beef and lamb, Scottish smoked salmon and Scottish artisan cheeses. Sustainable sourcing is also guaranteed through supply endorsement by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the Red Tractor scheme, Freedom Food and Fairtrade.

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