The Lily golf tourney lives on as daughter’s tribute to her mother

Terry Peach, a co-chair of The Lily women's golf tournament, shows a golf course sign donors can post to memorialize a loved one.

A one-of-a-kind golf tournament, for women only,  benefiting the Central & North Florida Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Family Organization, will be held on Saturday July 19 at Glenview Champions Country Club in The Villages. Deb Schlofman founded the tournament in 2001 in Georgia to honor her active, ‘healthy,’ athletic mother, Lily Grace Schlofman, who […]

Amazing golf trick shots

Amazing golf trick shots

Our friends the Bryan brothers compile trick shot videos and were kind enough to share one with us. Watch them hook shots around Gators and over water below! Leave a comment or submit your trick shots to us at news@villages-news.com!

Nine Villages ladies take part in State Women’s Senior Amateur

In the picture from right to left Mary Beth Hourihan, Jeanette Hooman, Mary Jane Brewer, Linda Grubb, Vicki Huggins, Priscilla Salute, Meg Giusti, Cindy Romine, and Barb Matson.

Nine lady Villagers played in the two day Florida State Women’s Senior Amateur held at Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club on Monday and Tuesday. All of the ladies were very competitive on Monday but only Linda Grubb held out winning second place net – 72 -75 ,181   in the Super Seniors Field, beating the bad weather. […]

Meg Giusti, Steve Steutzle winners at The Villages Golf Championship

Meg Guisti was the winner on the women's side in the Villages Golf Championship.

Meg Giusti and Steve Steutzle have been crowned 2014 Villages Golf Champions. Meg and Steve both started the final day of the Villages Championship leading their respective Championship flights.  In blustery conditions at Bonifay Golf Course, Meg shot the low woman’s score of the day with a 77, while Steve shot the low men’s score […]

Giusti and Stuetzle take the lead in Villages Golf Championship

Meg Giusti teeing off on Hole #2 Erin Glenn.

The second round of The Villages Golf Championship was played Wednesday at Lopez Championship Course with Meg Guisti and Steve Stuetzle  pulling away from their first round co-leaders. Meg followed up her round of 82 Tuesday with a 76 Wednesday, for a total of 158.  Meg has a four shot lead over Kay Schnepf who followed up her […]

Golf Tip: How your set up controls shifting your weight

Mark Panigoni

This week, PGA Professional Mark Panigoni discusses the effect your set-up has on shifting your weight. If you know you should be shifting your weight, but struggle to accomplish this during your swing, your set-up will reveal lots about your swing. Special Note: Mark offers a discount for Villages-News.com users of %50 off their first lesson. […]

Thousands of Villagers brave cold for Golfest at Polo Fields

Golfest The Villages 2014 at the Polo Fields

Overcast skies and temperatures in the low 50’s didn’t stop thousands of Villagers from making the trek to the Polo Fields for this year’s Golfest. Dozens of vendors lined the paths with new and innovative golfing products for all to peruse. One of the new designs offered at the festival was a state-of-the-art golf cart […]

Your club face and the direction of your swing

Club Face Direction - MPanigoni

 In this week’s video, Mark goes over the different angles of your club face and what that will mean for the direction of your swing. He explains how you can adjust your club face to accommodate some of your swing tendencies. If you are having trouble with the video link above, click here to watch […]

Tree Tops Golf open house Saturday for new golf studio

Tree Tops

Tree Tops Golf, located on Rolling Acres road, just south of County Road 466 (next door to the American Legion Post 347) will host an open house from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25,  to display their new golf studio. The “Michael Girard Golf Studio,” named after owner and PGA professional Michael Girard, will offer […]

Chip shot on a downslope

Chip shot on a downslope

Mark shows us all how to address your ball when it has a lie on a embankment, hill, etc., and provides tips on how your stance needs to be adjusted to drive the ball correctly on a downward slope. Mark will be hosting a free clinic on Chipping Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. […]