Sumter County Special Olympics golf team holds 2017 County Games at Palmer

Starter shack at Palmer Legends Golf Course in The Villages

The Sumter County Special Olympics golf team held its 2017 County Games on Saturday, July 22 at Palmer Legends Country Club.  Sumter County’s first team teed off at 12:19 p.m. to start the round of 9-hole alternate shot play.  After a 35-minute storm delay, the teams were able to resume play and complete eight holes of competition before more lightning forced the […]

Village of Hillsborough man gets his fifth hole-in-one

Ron Pickering

Ron Pickering of the Village of Hillsborough scored his fifth hole-in-one on Saturday, July 22 while playing Hole #2 on the Fort Walton course at Bonifay Country Club using a 9-iron on the 132 yard hole. If you get a hole-in-one be sure to share the news with us at news@villages-news.com. Don’t forget to attach a photo.

Villager gets her first hole-in-one at Saddlebook

Teri Chiomento

Villager Teri Chiomento got her first-ever hole-in-one on Thursday, July 20 while golfing in The Villages. She scored the ace at Hole #4 at the Saddlebrook Executive Golf Course. She used an A wedge. If you get a hole-in-one be sure to share the news with us at news@villages-news.com. Don’t forget to attach a photo.

Village of Charlotte resident gets seventh hole-in-one

David Brofsky

David Brofsky of the Village of Charlotte got his seventh hole-in-one on Tuesday, July 18 while golfing in The Villages. Brofsky got the hole-in-one at the Truman Executive Golf Course. He used a 4-iron, 150 yards, on the second hole. He’s racked up the seven holes-in-one in less than two years. If you get a hole-in-one, share […]

Amberwood and Oakleigh Executive Golf Courses closed  

Sunrise over Oakleigh Executive Golf Course in Calumet Grove

The District Executive Golf Management Team is temporarily closing the Amberwood and Oakleigh Executive Golf facilities, effective immediately. These courses are being closed to begin the water management implementations required for lowering certain water retention basins that have met capacity. If you have any questions, contact District Executive Golf Offices at 753-3396.

Villager gets hole-in-one after recent disappointment

Dee Lanier

Dee Lanier of the Village of Calumet Grove got her first hole-in-one on Sunday, July 9 at Saddlebrook Executive Golf Course. She got it at Hole #2, 167 yards with her new driver. A month ago on Hole #5 at Oakleigh Executive Golf Course she hit the stick, the ball went in the cup and bounced back […]

Village of Dunedin man gets second hole-in-one

Paul Hudanich

A golfer who waited 61 years for his first lifetime hole-in-one got his second hole-in-one eight weeks later. Paul Hudanich of the Village of Dunedin used a wedge on the seventh hole at Mangrove Executive Golf Course on July 5 to score his second career ace. “It was exciting because I actually got to see this […]