Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Outback Steakhouse Extends Title Sponsorship For 2011 Champions Tour Event

    LASER SPINE INSTITUTE JOINS AS AN OFFICIAL SPONSOR TAMPA, FL  – Today, the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am announced that Outback Steakhouse has extended its title sponsorship for the 2011 tournament, and the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute, has signed on as an official sponsor. “It has been our pl ...

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  • BIRTHDAY BASH 2011

    Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf & Family Sports Complex BIRTHDAY BASH Saturday, April 2nd 9am to 3pm                                              Free Public Event ...

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  • Annika Sorenstam isn't much of a golfer anymore

    The 10-time major winner on the LPGA is an entrepreneur, course architect, spokeswoman and a public speaker. She’s also a mother. But golfer, well, that’s almost a hobby now. “I haven’t swung a driver in a month,” Sorenstam, who won 72 times on the LPGA Tour, said with a slight smile. “I do not miss (competiti ...

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  • Aspiring Tour Pro Cole Cisbani Looks To The Future

    Cole Cisbani will be Happy Gilmore if it helps him become a tour professional. "That could be why I hit it so long," Cisbani said with a laugh. The 6-foot-3, hockey-player-turned-golfer picked up the game just nine years ago after his father, local golf pro Ray Cisbani, took over a driving range. Now, at 22, this left-handed long hitter has ...

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  • IT'S TIME TO DO SOMETHING FOR THE GAME OF GOLF

    By Barney Adams Factoring in the population increase, golf in the US has lost over 25% participation since 1990 and during that period over 3800 new courses were built. Kind of cuts to the chase doesn't it, things aren't going so well. What are the reasons and many are given. At the top of the list is too much time followed by too expensive, not ...

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  • Ace Golf Acquires Wentworth Golf Club in Tarpon Springs

    Effective Jan. 1, Tampa-based Ace Golf has acquired member-owned Wentworth Golf Club.  Wentworth joins the Ace Golf family that includes the Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa and Ace Golf Ranges in Brandon and Riverview. For the first time since it was founded in 1990, Wentworth will be open to public play as a semi-private club, and will still mainta ...

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  • People In The News

    • The Downs Golf Practice Facility is proud to announce that PGA Professional Justin Hill has joined their instructional staff at the Oldsmar facility. Justin is a graduate of the Ferris State PGM program and has been a PGA member since 2008. He comes to this top 100 range from GolfTEC where he was one of their top instructors, giving over 5,000 lessons ...

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  • Terrace Hill Golf Club Tampa Bay's Only Lighted Golf Course

    Did you ever have an irresistible urge to play golf and realize it’s getting dark outside? Well, there is one course in Tampa Bay that’s still open after the sun goes down. Terrace Hill Golf Club features a fully-lighted 9-hole, par-30 golf course as well as a lighted driving range. The course features six par 3s and three par 4s. The facility ...

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  • Golf Provisions Relocates To Missing Links Driving Range

    Jeff Parrott, owner of Golf Provisions and a top 100 clubfitter worldwide for the past two years, has relocated to the pro shop at Missing Links driving range at 1201 East Bay Drive in Largo. Jeff is in his 35th year in the golf business in Pinellas County. Golf Provisions offers custom fit golf clubs, repairs, performance upgrades, putting labs ...

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