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Refurbishing Celebration’s Aqua Range

Refurbishing Celebration's Aqua Range

By Dave Allen Aqua Greens owner Matthew Gault walks you through the process of refurbishing the aqua range at Celebration Golf Club in Celebration, Fla., just outside of Orlando. Originally built in 2008, the range had gone through four major hurricanes and multiple other powerful storms, damaging several of the floating green structures. Aqua Greens […]

Widow Pays Tribute to Late Husband with Dream Island Green

By Dave Allen For years, Crystal and her husband had been talking about having their own floating island green in their backyard at their rural Virginia home. Crystal’s husband was a golfing FANATIC. It was his biggest passion and he was very good at it, so good that he won several club championships and even […]

Extreme Green Part of Fan Experience at Simmons Bank Open

By Dave Allen Aqua Greens’ guitar-shaped island green figures to be a big attraction for spectators at next week’s Simmons Bank Open, but for those who want to work on their putting and short-game touch, Aqua Greens’ owner Matt Gault has something in store for them as well. Gault is also the owner of the […]

By Water Or By Land – Aqua Greens Rolls Out Carpet for N.H. Property

By Dave Allen Randy Rockwood didn’t have to wait long to record his first hole-in-one. The plumber from Laconia, New Hampshire, took up golfing in 2014, and less than a year later, on July 4th no less, made an ace. “I should’ve stopped golfing right then,” joked Rockwood, a self-described ‘bogey’ golfer. “It got me […]

Aqua Greens Once Made Pit Stop at Daytona 500

Back in late December 2014, Aqua Greens received a phone call from Jeff Gajewski, VP of Business Development for JHE Production (now CSM Sport & Entertainment). JHE was the event management team in charge of cross-promoting the upcoming 2015 U.S. Open Championship on FOX Sports, which was also broadcasting the Daytona 500 in February.  This […]

Aqua Greens, Partners Turn SOFL into Water Range Mecca

Fifteen years ago, aqua ranges were a novelty. Few developers saw the economic advantages and merits to digging these water-filled ranges. Today, the aqua range is as much a part of the Southwest Florida golf course landscape as alligators and sandhill cranes. While still a curiosity for much of the country, aqua ranges are turning […]

Streamsong’s Aqua Green is Big Poolside Attraction

Two Januarys ago, Streamsong Resort’s Director of Facilities Ron Thompson was asked by Cobra Puma Golf to build a floating green behind its Lakeside Lodge for a pitching contest between Tour Player Ambassadors Lexi Thompson and Blair O’Neal. It was meant to be a temporary fixture, part of the festivities for the PGA TOUR Superstore […]

A Taste of Golf at Popular Sonona Valley Winery

One of the hottest travel destinations for wine enthusiasts is Dry Creek Valley, a relatively small, rustic wine region in northern Sonoma County, Calif., featuring more than 9,000 vineyard acres and over 70 wineries. One of the oldest and most popular wineries in the region is the A. Rafanelli Winery, a fourth generation, family-owned winery […]