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 […]

Village of Santiago woman gets first hole-in-one

Kitty McIntire

Kitty McIntire of the Village of Santiago got her first hole-in-one on Friday, July 7 at the Pimlico Executive Golf Course. She got the hole-in-one at Hole #8. Then at Hole #9 she “came close” and got a tap-in Birdie. McIntire said she wishes she would always play that well. “There is quite a bit […]

New Villages club bringing together Chicago Cubs fans

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Fans of the Chicago Cubs who are looking to spend more time with fellow Cub fans in The Villages will soon have another opportunity. A club called the Cubs’ World will be beginning on the near horizon. “About a year ago, a friend of mine named David Gran and I were sitting around watching the […]

76-year-old Villager gets first-ever hole-in-one

Dick Ade

Dick Ade, 76, of the Village of Woodbury got his first hole-in-one after playing golf for 13 years. He got the hole-in-one at the De La Vista Executive Golf Course. He scored the ace at Hole #4, 125 yards. He used a 6-hybrid.  “It was a good day with family who were here visiting for the Fourth of […]

Villager gets first hole-in-on on Fourth of July

Peggy Strong

A Villager celebrated after she got her first-ever hole-in-one on the Fourth of July. Peggy Strong of the Village of Santo Domingo got the hole-in-one while golfing at the El Santiago Executive Golf Course.  If you get a hole-in-one, share the news with us at news@villages-news.com. Don’t forget to attach a photo.

Sumter County Special Olympics bowling coach getting his team ready for National Summer Games in Seattle

Wayne Schmidt

Things are gearing up and getting busy for the Sumter County Special Olympic athletes. The golf team is currently practicing on Saturdays at Palmer Legends Country Club 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for upcoming golf competition. The County Games will be held July 22 at Palmer Legends and the Area Games will be held July 30 at Cove Cay Country Club in Clearwater. Wayne Schmidt, who coaches the Sumter County bowling team, was recently […]

CFL 2017 summer highlights week 7

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The race for first place tightened up with a win by Softball’s R Game and another loss for Synergy Wealth. Softball’s R Game defeated CarePlus 12-5 as manager/pitcher, Ed Krisha, tossed an eight hitter. SRG got two hits from: Bill Nisbet, Dennis Bauch, Rocky Spottswood, Ed Krisha, Jack Meagher, and sub, Bob DePace. Charles Clare […]