Callaway Big Bertha Fusion Driver

What you need to know about the new Big Bertha Fuson Driver:

1. It's our most forgiving driver to date 

2. The crown and sole panels are made from the lightest carbon material to date

3. Designed with a longer headsape to allow the driver to be as fast and forgiving as possible 

4. For the first time ever, Callaway is offering two stock shaft lengths for the Big Bertha Driver.

5.The Fusion's increased draw bias helps a player counteract fade spin 

Click here to find out more about the new Big Bertha Fusion Driver, and don't forget to stop by and check it out for yourself!

PRELAUNCH EVENT - Titleist 917 Drivers & Fairways

Come check out our prelaunch event this Saturday to demo and preorder Titleist's new line of 917 Drivers and Fairways. The 917 line of Dirvers and Fairways set themelves apart of being the standard for complete performance. Titleist has introduced Surefit CG, which allows you to control the center of gravity through the use of interchangable weights. These weights help players control the spin and launch of the ball, optimizing performance. Any preordered 917 Driver or Fairway will be available for pickup on October 21st. To find out more about the clubs, click here. We look forward to seeing you Saturday!

Driver Vs. Driver

Tune into the MSNBC GOLF channel on October 4th at 9:00pm for the premiere of the show Driver vs. Driver. The premise behind Driver vs. Driver is to showcase the challenges aspiring golf equipment designers face as they compete head to head in hopes of producing the best driver. The winning team not only walks away with $500,000, but will have their driver concept brought to life and sold under the Wilson Staff name. Who will produce the next big driver? Tune in October 4th to find out!

Introducing the Ping iBlade Irons

Ping's newest club release, iBlade iron, has quickly set itself apart as being their softest, purest feeling iron to date. The iBlade's soft design gives players the workability and control they need to shape their shots for an optimal palying experience.  Come check out the new Ping iBlade irons and improve your game today! 

Golf Etc. Lakeland - Small Business Award Winner - July 2016

We would like to take a moment to thank the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and our customers for being recognized as the winner of the July 2016 Small Business Award. Below is a video and a link to the article that commemorates this award. We greatly appreciate the continued support of our customers making us a valued business in the community. 

July 2016 Small Business Award Article


2016 Central Florida Junior Golf Tour Schedule & Player Meeting

The YMCA Par 3

Central Florida Junior Golf Tour

2016 Schedule & Registration Information

For all of our returning juniors we are glad to have you back for another wonderful year and for our new juniors, we look forward to having you become a part of our Tour.
This year will mark the 11th year of our Junior Tour. 
Our first event for this year is scheduled for May 21
st and will be held at the YMCA Par 3 Golf Course in Lakeland, Florida. There will be a mandatory Player’s and Parents meeting at the YMCA Par 3 clubhouse on Friday, May 20th at 6:00pm.

Registration is open through the YMCA Par 3, The First Tee of Lakeland. Please call 863-577-0236 or stop by the clubhouse at 1740 George Jenkins Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33815 to register. The 2016 CFJGT Membership Fee is due at registration for the first event the youth chooses to play.

2016 age divisions:
Boys:   8-10    (9 holes)                                  Girls:    8-10    (9 holes)
            10-13   (18 holes)                                            10-13   (9 holes)
            13-15   (18 holes)                                            13-15   (18 holes)
            16-18   (18 holes)                                            16-18   (18 holes)

Cost:*2016  CFJGT Membership Fee*   $35.00/ per player (*due before participation in any event)
Tournament Fees
9 hole divisions      $20.00 YMCAWCF members/ $35.00 non-members
18 hole divisions    $30.00 YMCAWCF members/ $45.00 non-members
(*2 day events will be double the above costs) 

2016 CFJGT Schedule
Friday, May 20    YMCA Par 3 clubhouse, Mandatory Player & Parent Meeting 6:00pm
Saturday, May 21                   YMCA Par 3
Saturday, June 4                    River Greens GC
Monday, June 20                    Lone Palm G&CC
Sat. & Sun.,July 9-10              Bartow GC
Monday, July 18                     Grasslands G&CC
Monday, July 25                     Country Club of Winter Haven 
Sat. & Sun.,July 30-31            Junior Citrus Open (Cleveland Heights GC)
Jr. Golf Scoreboard ranked events & count for double points for Player of the Year rankings (2 day events will qualify).
** Caddies (adult) allowed in all age divisions               

Visit: for rules test, etc.

Mother's Day Special


The #1 selling ladies ball in golf is now the softest Bridgestone golf ball made!  After more than 15,000 live fittings with lady golfers, Bridgestone Golf has developed a ladies specific model engineered for moderate swing speeds. The Lady Precept is designed to produce higher launch and lower spin off the driver for optimum distance and carry while providing soft feel from tee to green; a gift mom will love!

Titleist NXT Tour & Velocity Balls



Need golf balls? Come check out the 3 new series released from Titleist: the NXT Tour, the NXT Tour S, and the Velocity. The NXT Tour golf ball delivers low driver and long iron spins for maximum distance with exceptional shot stopping control. The NXT Tour S provides the same performance as the NXT Tour while offering a softer feel. The Velocity features fast initial ball speed while providing a playable feel for short game. 

Barkley, Bean, Bryant & Friends Event @ The First Tee of Lakeland

February 26, 2016 11am-4pm

Celebrity guests include: NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, 18-time Major Golf Champion Jack Nicklaus, and PGA Champions Andy Bean and Brad Bryant. Tickets $20 (limited presale only). Purchase tickets at any Lakeland YMCA location. VIP and Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Gerald Richardson at 863-577-0236 or