Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Bill Gilkes Appointed Golf Tournament Director At Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club

    Bill Gilkes was recently appointed golf tournament manager at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club in Tampa. Gilkes is also the marketing director for the West Central Chapter, North Florida PGA and comes to Emerald Greens Resort with more than 30 years of experience in organizing and promoting large golf tournaments. Gilkes stated that he wa ...

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  • Transitions Championship Returns to Innisbrook

    Excitement is building for the 2010 Transitions Championship which will be held at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club from March 15-21. Tampa Bay’s PGA Tour event is expected to be bigger than ever in the second year with Transitions Optical as the title sponsor. Retief Goosen and Sean O’Hair, both currently ranked in the top 20 in the world, a ...

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  • Registration Open for First Annual Golfer's Guide Amateur Team Championship

    The First Annual Golfer’s Guide Amateur Team Championship is scheduled for Sunday May 16 and Monday May 17. This 36-hole event will be played over two of Tampa Bay’s finest golf courses: the Quarry Course at Black Diamond Ranch and The Dunes Golf Club. The event starts with a buffet lunch prior to a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at Black Diamond Ranc ...

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  • Earn Free Spot in Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am

    Golf’s living legends annually invade TPC Tampa Bay for the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, giving fans an opportunity to watch players like Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Tom Watson and Greg Norman up close and in person. This year, you can actually be part of the action. Your next chance to gain entry into the 2010 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am held April 12-1 ...

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  • Temple Terrace Offers Member for a Day Promotion

    Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club was designed and built in 1921 by renowned golf course architect Tom Bendelow. Nicknamed “The Johnny Appleseed of American golf," Mr. Bendelow is credited with designing more than 600 golf courses in a 35-year span during the early 1900s. He is most famous for his design of the three layouts at Medinah Coun ...

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  • Spring Hill Golf Club Reopens Under New Ownership

    Seven months after its former owners unexpectedly and with unexplainable reasons closed its doors, Spring Hill Golf Club has reopened under new management. Headed up by Roger Thompson and his 19-partner business group, U.S. Golf Properties, one of Spring Hill's oldest courses reopened Feb. 12 and plans a grand reopening Friday, Feb. 27. "We realize ...

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  • Florida State Golf Association Announces 2010 One-Day Net Schedule

    The Florida State Golf Association (FSGA) has announced the 2010 schedule for the FSGA One-Day events. Starting April 8, the FSGA One-Day events will travel around the state visiting courses that include Black Diamond, The Concession, TPC Blue Monster at Doral, Bear Lakes CC, TPC Tampa Bay, Innisbrook Resort, Reunion, Old Corkscrew, The Ritz-Carlton (Brade ...

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  • 2010 Brother-Brother National Championship

    HILTON HEAD - This spring bands of brothers from every corner of the country will once again set aside sibling rivalries and team up for a chance to claim the 2010 Brother-Brother National Championship at Bluffton’s Old South Golf Links. The 36-hole Better Ball tournament is open to any and all two-man blood brother teams, and features two divisions ...

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  • Florida State Golf Association Announces 2010 Championship Schedule

    Entries are now open for the 2010 Florida State Golf Association tournament schedule. The FSGA conducts 25 state championships, seven of which require qualifying. Volunteers are welcome to sign up online for tournaments in their area.   The 49th Senior Championship will be played at Southern Hills Plantation Golf Club in Brooksville, April 13-15. Pl ...

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  • Player Profile: Eleven-year-old Connor Campbell

    BELLEAIR - Sometimes, when Pat McClanan-Shriver watches Connor Campbell golf, she forgets that he's just 11 years old. This 135-pound, five-foot-one fifth grader hits better shots than most golfers twice his age, but it's how the junior golfer holds himself on the course that impresses the teaching pro at Belleview Biltmore Golf Club. ...

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