Tampa Bay News & Events

  • LPGA Legends Return to Innisbrook November 19-21

    The Legends Tour will return to the Island Course at Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, this fall for the Tour’s second annual major championship – the Legends Tour Open Championship. Drawing thousands of fans in 2009, the LTOC was played for the first time in the United States, the same year it was elevated to major status by ...

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  • Chi Chi Academy Gets Super Sized Donation

    CLEARWATER - In 2009 Chi Chi’s took over the driving range facility across the street from the Chi Chi Golf Club and turned it into the Chi Chi Golf & Sports Complex.  Now West Coast Roofing Contractors Association will show up on Oct. 23 with a crew of over 70 volunteer contractors to replace the roof on the 5,000-square-foot pro shop b ...

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  • Annual Tri-State Tussle on Tap for this Weekend

    Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, the 2010 Player of the Year, leads a group of 12 amateur golfers selected to represent Florida in the 13th Southeastern Challenge Matches against teams from Alabama and Georgia. The Florida State Golf Association will host the 2010 Matches at the Lost Tree Club in North Palm Beach, Oct. 16-17. ...

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  • Discover the Great Indoors at Pasadena Hills Driving Range

    The weather, typical heat and occassional drenching storm, can ruin a round of golf in Florida. But, there is a way to play despite what a meteorologist said the previous night. In fact, it's air conditioned and faster than a typical round. That's because Fred Bender and Tim Polce, owners and operators of Pasadena Hills Driving Range, have installed a $ ...

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  • One Step Back, Two Steps Forward for Local Golfer Jordan Monds

    LAND O'LAKES - There is only one handicap for Jordan Monds and that has to do with his golf score.Monds, a 14-year-old Land O'Lakes resident, has club feet, meaning he's flat footed with no arches. When he was just two, he had three surgeries to rearrange tendons just so he could walk. ...

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  • Find Direction with the Caddy Towel

    Stephen Hall has found his motivation again. The 75-year-old, Clearwater retiree created the Caddy Towel about two years ago, something to occupy his days when he wasn't thinking about his ailing wife, Mary, in the hospital. ...

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  • Adams Launches Latest Line of Hybrids, Hybrid Irons

    The design mavens at Adams Golf have released the latest installment of the company's esteemed Idea franchise. In a release, Adams says the new Idea Tech V3 hybrids and hybrid irons will "set a new standard for design and performance." "Idea Tech V3 excels because it gives the majority of golfers exceptionally easy-to-hit clubs loaded wit ...

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  • 3T Sports Academy has Relocated

    3T Sports Academy has moved just north of its original location on Belcher Road. 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 facility – ...

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  • Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Raises $126,500 for Medical Research

    TAMPA – Officials at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am have announced that Tampa Bay’s premier Champions Tour event raised $126,500 to benefit Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Ride Ataxia Tampa Bay generated an additional $30,000 for FARA. The first-ever Ride Ataxia Tampa was another way the tournament helped to create awaren ...

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  • Registration Now Open for St. Pete First Tee Fall Programs

    The 2010 fall schedule and registration information for the First Tee of St. Petersburg is finally available. There is a great selection of clinics, after school programs and weekend programs. Click here to download the schedule and registration form to start signing up for classes now. There are three options to sign up for fall First Tee classes. ...

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