Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Bradley Rounds Out Field For Grand Slam of Golf

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Masters Champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson, Open Champion Ernie Els, and defending Champion Keegan Bradley form the elite foursome that will compete Oct. 22-24, at Bermuda's Port Royal Golf Course in the 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf.It will be the rookie appearance for both Watson and Simpson, while 2011 PGA Cham ...

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  • Florida's Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Honors Service Members

    DESTIN, Fla. -- Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - the 2,400-acre resort on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast - salutes service members this Labor Day, offering a special military rate for its "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" and complimentary greens fees Aug. 31 - Sept. 3.The "Picture Perfect Labor Day Getaway" features one free night with the purchase of ...

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  • Florida wins Inaugural SE Challenge Matches

    Florida Posts a Comeback Victory at The Inaugural Women's Southeastern Challenge Matches The 12-golfer Florida team captured 14 out of a possible 24 points on Tuesday to win the inaugural Women’s Southeastern Challenge Matches, conducted at the Country Club of Ocala. Florida trailed by 1½ points following the opening day matches, but outsco ...

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  • Golfer Leaves Audiences ‘Speechless’ With Special Olympics PSA

    Special Olympics is leaving viewers "Speechless" with its powerful new television public service announcement that has begun airing throughout the United States. The spot focuses on Special Olympics athlete and golfer Susie Doyens. Born with Down syndrome, Doyens remained practically mute for most of her childhood due to social pressure and anxiety. In "Spe ...

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  • Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club Named 2012 Renovation Of The Year

    TAMPA, Fla. – Golf Inc. magazine named Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club its 2012 Renovation of the Year in the private club category. The comprehensive, fast-track project took place in 2011. The course reopened only 5½ months after closing, and offers a traditional parkland aesthetic consistent with its 1925 vintage. Construction was carrie ...

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  • Holes At Copperhead Course Being Renamed After Past Republican Presidents

    INNISBROOK, Fla. – As the Sunshine’s State official host hotel for the Republican National Convention, Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, is renaming the holes on its top-ranked Copperhead Course after history’s 18 U.S. Republican Presidents. The RNC will take place in Tampa Aug. 27-30. During the week of the event, the 18 pas ...

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  • IMG Junior Golf Tour Announces Season Schedule

    The IMG Junior Golf Tour announced its 2012-2013 schedule, which has expanded to include events throughout the Northeast in addition to its Southeast tournaments. The tour has continued its growth from eight events in the inaugural 2010-2011 season to 18 events in four different states during the 2012-2013 season. This year, the tour will make stops at top ...

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  • Nationwide Facilities Help Take Your Daughter To The Course Week

    The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) are encouraging everyone to introduce daughters, granddaughters and nieces to the game of golf during Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 9-15. More than 1,000 participating facilities across the country will offer free green fees to girls accompanied by a paying adult, with m ...

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  • Summer programs heat up at local driving range

    BRANDON, Fla. -- Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation programs fill up fast, and some children can be left out in the cold. Now in its third year, Ace Golf is seeking to change that by offering a free summer golf practice program. From June through August, children ages 5 to 15 can sign up to receive a free small bucket of range balls each day for the s ...

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  • EWGA Championship Series Semifinals Set

    EWGA, an organization enabling current and aspiring business and professional women to connect through golf, will host its 17th Annual Championship Series starting this month. The event is the world's largest women's amateur golf competition. More than 2,400 women will participate in the championship series, which starts with individual chapter championship ...

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