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Local Legend: Dave Ragaini

Golfweek's Local Legend, Dave Ragaini photographed in his home in Lecanto, Fla., at Black Diamond Ranch.

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Dave Ragaini, Golfweek's Local Legend, poses near a scenic spot on his home course Black Diamond Ranch, in Lecanto, Fla.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave Ragaini has had many accomplishments behind the mike and with a golf club.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave and Nicole Ragaini pose in their music room in the home they share at Black Diamond Ranch. In 1998, Dave and Nicole recorded an album - "Love Looks So Well On You."

Published on May 1, 2011

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In the mid-1960s, Dave Ragaini broke into the jingle business, recording more than 4,000 spots for TV, radio and film during a productive 25-year career in New York City.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave Ragaini still carries a 5.2 index while playing three times per week at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave Ragaini has performed jingles for such companies as General Motors, Lee Jeans, Salem cigarettes and Miller beer.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave and Nicole Ragaini share a moment in their music room while being photographed for Golfweek. They have been married 35 years.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave Ragaini says his singing helped him win the 1971 Westchester Open, by singing upbeat songs to himself on the back nine of play.

Published on May 1, 2011

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Dave and Nicole Ragaini at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla. Ragaini says as he nears 70 he just wants to be a better guitarist, a better composer and to wake every morning next to Nicole, whom he still calls "Love."

Published on May 1, 2011