The Villages - March 2016 - (Page Cover2)

MARCH 2016 8 FEATURES A Golf Mountaintop The GOLF You don't have to look far to find talented golfers in The Villages. Record books continue to be dotted with residents reaching mountaintop milestones in the sport. 16 Bridging Generations 20 Meet the Pros 30 A Look Back 44 The Man Behind The Greens 54 By The Numbers 62 Adapting With Age ISSUE Golf brings all ages together in The Villages. Several families share their stories of how golf bonds them. Even four generations have gathered for a round here. Q&As with all 12 country club facility managers in The Villages. These PGA golf professionals discuss their experiences and offer playing advice. Take a walk down memory lane with a photo timeline of all 48 golf courses in The Villages. Also, residents and staff share what 630 holes of golf means to them. Golf course architect Ken Ezell has invested 27 years in dreaming up Villages course designs. These 2015 golf statistics in The Villages will boggle your mind, especially the new record set. Villages Daily Sun golf columnist and resident Steve Trivett reflects on his love for the game as he tackles the links in his golden years. COVER The Villages is a one-of-a-kind golf haven that attracts all levels of players. A Look Back on Page 30

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Villages - March 2016


The Villages - March 2016