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Daytona Beach Spring Golf Season is Kicking into High Gear

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 3:00 PM by Guest Blogger

With the DAYTONA 500 less than two weeks away, the eyes of the sports world will be turning to Central Florida, but for golfers, the end of the Great American Race is the just the beginning of the good times.

As Winter Descends, Daytona Beach Golf Scene Heats Up

Posted on Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Idyllic Weather, Outstanding Courses Lure Golfers to Daytona Beach

The holiday season is in the rearview mirror, meaning for many folks in northern climates, the next several months will be spent dealing with harsh winter weather and dreaming of sunnier days. 

Why Daytona Beach is Golf’s Fastest Destination

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Speed is the topic of conversation in Daytona Beach from late January through February as the sports world turns its attention to the Great American Race. Golfers, of course, are always in search of their own version of speed: courses with great pace of play. 

Golf is steeped in history, much of it surrounding the accomplishments of players on the major professional tours, but the competitive game has its roots in tournaments away from the bright lights of network television.

Events like the annual Riviera Open, for instance, which celebrates its 59th year in 2019.

America’s longest running mini-tour

DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth officially kicks off the NASCAR season with an action-packed schedule of races across several different series, all leading up to the DAYTONA 500. Called “The Great American Race,” this is NASCAR's biggest, most prestigious event of the year and the season-opener to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. 

Did you know people have been playing golf longer than they’ve been racing cars in Daytona Beach?

That fact comes as a surprise to most, but Daytona Beach’s first course - Oceanside Country Club - opened in 1907, and the area has earned a reputation as a destination steeped in the game’s rich history.

The Historic Florida Golf Trail, a collection

WHAT: 10th Annual Daytona Beach Half Marathon
WHEN: February 9-10, 2019
WHERE: Daytona International Speedway and beyond

Get in gear for a fun event that is sure to garnish many new memories — and maybe a little blood, sweat and tears (hopefully ones of joy!). The Daytona Beach Half Marathon is back again for its 10th year this coming February — that’s an entire decade of picturesque running and heart-pumping racing. 

Sunwing, Canada’s top leisure travel airline, will launch nonstop flight service from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to Daytona Beach International Airport on January 28. The twice weekly flights will connect Toronto golfers with one of Florida’s premier destinations during its peak winter and spring seasons.

Daytona Beach is home to 30

Insider’s Guide to a Fun Fall Day in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Summer might get more attention, but there’s something magical about a fall day in Daytona Beach. The weather is great, the crowds are smaller, and the beaches still go on for miles … 23 miles, to be precise. Whether it’s fun in the sun, shopping, a restorative spa day, going out on the water, or enjoying local arts and culture, you can do just about everything in the fall here that you can do in the summer. 

Down, set, hut: Football season is upon us, and that means it’s time for burgers, brews and camaraderie with other sports fans. If you find yourself in Daytona Beach this fall — and you should, as fall is one of the best seasons to visit Daytona Beach — hit one of these four favorite sports bars to grab some food and watch the game.