Find Founders

The Founders Club Saw Record Sales Last Year

The Founders Club private, luxury golf community real estate sales in 2021.

02/04/2022 By Staff Report

Fore!

Tiger Woods' Newest Venture, PopStroke, Is Opening Soon in Sarasota

The two-story entertainment venue features two golf courses designed by co-owner Woods, a rooftop bar and a full-service restaurant.

02/02/2022 By Staff

Teed up

Plans to Renovate Bobby Jones Golf Complex Get the Green Light

After years of neglect and delays, the Sarasota City Commission approved plans to move forward with renovations and conservation of the 300-acre property.

01/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate Junkie

A Look Inside the Sarasota Home the 9/11 Hijackers Frequently Visited

What did the hijackers do during that year they were in Sarasota for flight training? Who did they hang out with? What other clues are out there, strewn around town, yet to be discovered?

09/09/2021 By Bob Plunket

On Par

The Bobby Jones Nature Trails Have Reopened

The paths are again open to the public now that demolition to make way for future renovations has been completed.

07/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

On Location

New Movie Being Shot in Sarasota Tells the Story of Influential Black Golfer Ann Gregory

Playing Through is about Gregory, the first Black woman to play in a U.S. Golf Association event, and the fictional Babs Whatling, a white woman from the South.

05/28/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Scholarships

The Oaks Women’s Club Awards 16 Scholarships Totaling $80,000

Since 2002, more than $730,000 has been awarded to 156 young women bound for college.

04/26/2021 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

A Look at Boca Royale, Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's New Home

Flynn and his wife just paid $545,000 for a three-bedroom, two-bath home in the golf course community.

04/22/2021 By Robert Plunket

Openings

Club Champion Golf Fitting Studio Opens in Bradenton

Club Champion fits, sells and builds custom golf clubs.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Play Mini Golf at Smuggler's Cove

A round of mini golf might just become your new fun family holiday tradition.

12/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Sponsored Content

Sunday Open House Tour - Prestancia

Virtually or in person, see what this Sarasota gated community has to offer.

08/10/2020

Sponsored Content

Prestancia – Why Not Tour a Home This Weekend?

Virtually or in person, see what this Sarasota gated community has to offer.

08/05/2020

Of Course

Taylor Morrison Debuts New Golf Course at Esplanade Azario Lakewood Ranch

For a limited time, the course will be open for public play.

05/29/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Concession Golf Club Hires Jeffrey Parsons as General Manager

Most recently, Parsons served as general manager for IMG Sports Academy’s golf club.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Golf

New PGA Tour Superstore to Open in Sarasota on July 27

The University Park store will be the seventh in Florida and the 41st in the U.S.

07/19/2019 By Staff

Golf

City, Conservation Foundation of Gulf Coast Explore Partnership for Bobby Jones Golf Club

The historic golf course, which opened in 1926, plays a vital environmental role for the region.

06/30/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

The Meadows Cup Benefits Easter Seals Southwest Florida

The $120,000 raised set a financial record for the five-player team scramble event, which is one of the longest-running charitable golf tournaments in Sarasota County.

06/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

West Villages Adds New Neighborhood

West Villages Florida recently added Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, its eighth neighborhood, to the West Villages Marketing Association.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Hospitality

Golf Club Names New Executive Chef

Bradenton's Concession Golf Club recently hired Peter LaMontagna to oversee its culinary program.

11/08/2018 By Staff

What I've Learned

At 74, Tony Jacklin Has Never Been Happier

Jacklin still swings the sticks, but now devotes more of his time to artistic woodworking, as well as to designing and renovating golf courses and co-writing his first novel, Bad Lies, published this summer.

08/29/2018 By David Hackett