Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Webb Tames TPC Tampa Bay for WFGT Victory

    TAMPA - Brennan Webb added to his West Florida Golf Tour win total Wednesday afternoon at TPC Tampa Bay after firing a 3-under 68. His birdie at the last was the difference on a day when much of the field was bunched together.  Finishing one shot back of Webb were previous TPC Tampa winner Matt Galloway and Bartow's Kelly Sellers, both at 2-under- ...

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  • Two Keys To A Better Golf Swing

    By Rick Sopka PGA Teaching Professional, Mangrove Bay Golf Course Over the years of teaching and research, I have realized that golfers fall into the same patterns. One that stands out the most is instability in the lower body in the backswing, most commonly found in men. Another is the inability to lever the club properly, most commonly found in w ...

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  • Tony Simpson Joins Staff At Chi Chi's Sports & Family Complex

    PGA Professional Tony Simpson has joined the team at Chi Chi’s Sports & Family Complex in Clearwater. Tony spent the last ten years teaching at The Villages For further introduction, visit Tony’s Web site at www.villagegolfpro.com or his golf blog at www.playgoodgolf.wordpress.com. To schedule a lesson, call (727) 216-6389. ...

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  • A Message From The Chapter Director Of Marketing

    Hello again golfers. Well, summer is over, the kids are back in school and it’s the time of year that we begin to think about the holidays. The West Central Chapter had an incredible summer with our second annual golf marathon held at Countryside CC to raise funds for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. John Falcone, President of the WCC, pr ...

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  • Blue Collar Golf Caters To The Common Man

    Blue Collar Golf in Largo is exactly as their slogan says: “Where the Common Man Isn’t So Common!” Owner Ernest Porter gained a passion for golf when his father in law introduced him to the game in his early 20’s. He knew he needed to get a set of clubs, and went to a well-known golf store looking for a used left-handed set. Af ...

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  • 3T Sports Academy Has Relocated In Clearwater

    3T Sports Academy has moved just north of its original location on Belcher Road in Clearwater. The Academy is now located at 1678 North Belcher Road, Suite 1 (Espana Business Center), one mile south of Sunset Point Road across from the Long Center. 3T Sports Academy is a sports instruction facility, with a focus on golf and archery. The indoor facili ...

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  • Getaway Golf Winners Earn Trip To 2011 British Open

    Matt Sommers, a former Tampa Bay area golf pro, has put together a golf competition called “The Getaway Classic.” It’s a 4-person scramble concept with the grand prize a “Getaway” trip to the 2011 British Open at Royal St. George’s. There will be 36 teams that qualify for the finals that will be held at Sanctuary Ridge i ...

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  • Bobby Grace Tour Putters, LLC Headquarters In Pinellas Park

    For over two decades now the Bobby Grace brand has meant two things in the world of golf: premium, innovative putters and winning. Whether it be winning the PGA Championship, The Players Championship, two U.S. Opens, or your local club championship, Bobby Grace Putters have been in the bag. From the No. 1 player in the world right on down to the aver ...

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  • World Woods Re-Opens - Renovated Rolling Oaks Course

    World Woods Golf Club took one more step this past summer toward meeting its goal of being the Southeast’s best 36-hole golf complex. The Rolling Oaks Course, closed since June 1, reopens November 1 after a complete renovation. “Both courses at World Woods are in the best condition that I’ve ever seen them in since opening the facil ...

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  • Take a Look at the Taly MIND Set

    I first heard about the “Taly MIND Set” while listening to Sports Animal radio host Steve Duemig interview Taly Williams the week after the 2010 British Open. Remember that red dot on winner Louis Osthuizen’s glove? Well, the “Taly” uses similar mental imagery that will help you improve your golf game.   Williams, with ...

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