Gov. Ron DeSantis welcomes all professional sports to Florida for practices, games

first_imgAll professional sports will now be welcome in Florida!Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Wednesday that he plans to open up Florida to any professional sports team that wants to start practicing or playing again.During a news conference DeSantis said “All professional sports are welcome here for practicing and for playing,”… “What I would tell commissioners of leagues is, if you have a team in an area where they just won’t let them operate, we’ll find a place for you here in the state of Florida.”The governor said that although the fans won’t be able to attend right away, he said “It’s an important part of people’s lives.” Last month, the Florida Division of Emergency Management said professional sports are considered “essential services” and can resume in Florida, as long as there are no fans.last_img read more

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‘Most improved’ girl golfers target Abraham Trophy

first_img19 Jul 2016 ‘Most improved’ girl golfers target Abraham Trophy Talented youngsters from across the country will play off in Monday’s national final of the Abraham Trophy for England’s most improved girl golfers. The field of 21 competitors includes last year’s winner, Sophie Wheeler of Orsett Golf Club in Essex (Image © Leaderboard Photography) who is defending her title. The players have all qualified for the final on the basis of handicap reduction. It takes place on the Masters course at The Nottinghamshire on Monday, 25 July. The Abraham Trophy immediately precedes the English girls’ championships for U18, U16 and U14 age groups which will all be played at The Nottinghamshire from 26-28 July. The Abraham Trophy finalists, from 14 different counties, will play an 18-hole medal competition, off handicap. They are: Bedfordshire Caitlin Thomas, John O’Gaunt Golf Club Buckinghamshire Chanel Fontaine-Geary, Woburn Golf Club Devon Lexi Dart, Churston Golf Club Dorset Scarlett Williams, Parkstone Golf Club  Essex Sophie Wheeler, Orsett Golf Club Hampshire Olivia Ripiner, Meon Valley Golf & Country Club Hertfordshire Rebecca Earl, Bishops Stortford Golf Club Middlesex Julia Kerrigan, Hendon Golf Club Lancashire Chloe Fazackerley, Leyland Golf Club Emily James, Rossendale Golf Club Norfolk Ellie Brown, Barnham Broom Golf & Country Club Chloe Gibbs, Royal Norwich Golf Club Maisie Farrelly, Dereham Golf Club  Northamptonshire Katie Amos, Northamptonshire County Golf Club Northumberland Rosie Belsham, Whitley Bay Golf Club Jess Baker, Gosforth Park Ladies Golf Club Holly Hardy, Alnmouth Village Golf Club, Kate Anne Herron, Bedlingtonshire Golf Club  Staffordshire  Georgia Ann Pritchard, Beau Desert Golf Club Worcestershire Constance Brooks, Gaudet Luce Golf Club Rosanna Halls, Gaudet Luce Golf Clublast_img read more

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