Tampa Bay News & Events

  • St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation to Host Golf Tournament

    ST. PETERSBURG – St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation will host St. Anthony’s Golf Classic on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club, 6300 Pasadena Point Boulevard S., Gulfport. Proceeds from the event will benefit the construction of a new emergency center at St. Anthony’s Hospital. The golf tournament will be o ...

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  • Medinis Wins Amateur Match Play Championship

    Alexander Medinis defeated Gabriel Costa in the final match to win the Florida State Amateur Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa in Jupiter.  In the finals, Medinis, of Fort Myers, secured the title on the 14th hole beating Costa, from Tequesta, 5 and 4. After nine holes, Medinis was 2 up, winning the 1st, 5th and 6th h ...

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  • Hampton Golf to Manage Hernando Oaks Golf Course

    Hampton Golf has been selected to manage the golf course and club facilities at Hernando Oaks in Brooksville, Fla., just north of Tampa Bay. The agreement will add approximately 40 new team members to the Hampton Golf Team. Under the management agreement, Hampton Golf is responsible for the club’s golf and hospitality needs, including food and be ...

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  • Bull, Byrd, Holder Take FSGA Junior Match Play Titles

    Charlie Bull captured the Boys 16-18 age division in the FSGA Junior Match Play Championship held at the Indian River Club in Vero Beach. Evan Byrd and Ashley Holder captured their division titles at Sandridge Golf Club in Vero Beach. The event was held July 29 - Aug. 1. Charlie Bull, of Orlando, defeated the 2010 Boys Junior Champion, Hank Lebioda, of ...

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  • Tournament for Golfers with Disabilities Aims to Raise Awareness

    The 5th Annual Florida Open Tournament for Golfers with Disabilities is scheduled to take place on Aug. 28th, 2010 at PGA Village on the PGA Golf Club's Tom Fazio-designed Wanamaker Course. The PGA Golf Club is located at 1916 Perfect Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL. 34986. This tournament is also for golfers without disabilities. In a conscious effort to be ...

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  • Ben Vertz Wins Florida Open

    Ben Vertz won the 64th Florida Open Championship, shooting a tournament total of 4-under-par 210 at the Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Palm Harbor, on July 16-18. Vertz, who resides in Coral Springs, outlasted a field of 156 players to capture the 64th Florida Open Championship. Vertz fired an opening round 75 on the Island course and trailed the ...

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  • World Golfer's Championship Event Set for Cypress Run

    Razor Golf is hosting another World Golfer's Championship at the fantastic Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs on Friday July 30th. The winner of each flight will receive an invitation to participate in the U.S. Finals at Wigwam Resort in Litchfield, Arizona. The winners there will be awarded an all expense paid trip to Thailand to represent the ...

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  • Golf Tournament Benefits Fallen Officers and Their Families

    Fox Hollow Golf Club and the Golf Shield Foundation is asking you to support our fallen officers and their families. On Tuesday, July 20, Fox Hollow is hosting a golf tournament and donating 100 percent of the proceeds raised to the families of fallen Tampa officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocabl. To book your tee time or get more information about th ...

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  • Leboida, Stanger Triumph at FSGA Boys Junior

    Hank Lebioda captured the 56th edition of Florida State Boys Junior Championship, while Jimmy Stanger claimed the junior division title at Grand Cypress Golf Club on July 6-8. In the 16-18 age division, Hank Lebioda, of Winter Springs, posted a tournament total of 7-under-par 209 to come from behind and win the 2010 Boys Junior Championship.  ...

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  • Speed, Balance and Brush the Grass

    Having spent the past six years working almost exclusively with junior golfers, I think the biggest disservice we can do with kids is to get too technical. The goal with juniors, especially those who are new to golf, should be to develop a motion that is free and natural, and has speed and balance. If we get too wrapped up in the details with kids, they ca ...

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