Pro golf tour coming to Lakewood Ranch


LAKEWOOD RANCH – Some big golf news for the Suncoast, the Tour will visit the area in February at the Lakewood National Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch.
The announcement came Monday. The tournament will take place Feb. 11-17.
Other big tours who’ve made their way through, The Champion’s Tour hosted the Chrysler Cup at TPC Prestancia for several years and the LPGA Tour once held an event at Bent Tree Country Club in Sarasota. Also the Symetra Tour, the equivalent of the Tour for the LPGA.

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Lynden Blake
Lynden Blake is an Auburn University graduate with a degree in journalism. As an aspiring sportscaster she has worked in many media outlets. She’s currently a news and sports reporter for Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida. Previously she interned for Fox Sports Florida where she worked with the production team during Tampa Bay Rays games and freelanced for covering the Miami Heat during the 2015 NBA Summer League. She shadowed at WRBL News 3 in Columbus, Ga. her last semester in Auburn. Previously, she was a staff writer for Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. and did many television and radio gigs for Sportz Blitz and AHSAA Radio Network. As a Tigerette at Auburn she hosted the nation’s top football prospects on game-day visits and official visits during the off season. She has always had passion for sports as she was a three-sport athlete in high school playing softball and basketball and cheering for Benjamin Russell High School.