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The Villages
Friday, September 30, 2022

2.5 million rounds played in 2021 at executive golf courses in The Villages

There were more than 2.5 million rounds of golf played in 2021 at executive golf courses in The Villages.

The exact total was 2,562,703, according to Director of Executive Golf Mitch Leininger.

In a report Monday morning to the Project Wide Advisory Committee, Leininger noted some additional highlights from last year:

The Silver Lake Executive Golf Course on the Historic Side of The Villages was completely renovated by the Amenity Authority Committee at a cost of $329,234.

• There were new greens put in at the Sweetgum and Sandhill executive golf courses.

• Infrastructure improvements include work on timber bridges and the replacement of storm water pipes.

• A new District-wide contract was procured for pine straw.

We have never had party animal renters

In a Letter to the Editor, a long-time landlord in The Villages dispels the myth that “party animals” are an epidemic of short-term renters in The Villages.

Gov. DeSantis is doing a great job for Florida

A resident of the Birchbrook Villas, in a Letter to the Editor, contends that Floridians should be thrilled that Ron DeSantis is their governor.

Enough is enough

A Village of Pine Ridge resident says it’s time to draw the line when it comes to traffic on Rolling Acres Road.

DeSantis digs up 15-year-old tragedy for TV ad

A Village of Hadley resident takes issue with a new commercial from Ron DeSantis about a 2007 incident involving an illegal immigrant.

We are thinking of moving to The Villages

A potential new resident details her plan to move to Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.