Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Driving Range & Golf Shop News

    •  Work continues at the Chi Chi Golf & Family Sports Complex across the street from the Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club in Clearwater. A new 1.25 acre short game practice facility is scheduled for completion in mid November. The area will have 15,000 square feet of greens, including a putting green, a chipping green with two sand bunkers, and ...

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  • Golf Course News

    •  Bloomingdale Golfer’s Club in Valrico underwent a $250,000 renovation this past summer. Every green was re-grassed with Champions Bermuda grass, the same grass found on the greens at Seminole Golf Club, the No. 1 ranked course in Florida. This Ron Garl-designed layout has been a Tampa Bay favorite since opening in 1983. For more informat ...

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  • TPC Tampa Bay Installs New Champion Bermuda Grass Greens

    TPC Tampa Bay closed for two months this past summer to re-grass all of its greens on the award-winning golf course, host of the Champions Tour Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. TPC Tampa Bay chose Champion Ultra-dwarf Bermuda grass for the new project. “Champion is a terrific warm weather turf-grass, and we have had great success with it at our sister ...

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  • World Woods Demo Day Set For Saturday, November 7th

    A Major Demo Day is scheduled at World Woods Golf Club on Saturday, Nov. 7th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participating manufacturers include: Titleist, Cobra, Ping, Cleveland, Wilson, Nike and Callaway. Break 30 Putting Systems and Dr. Sampson Chiropractic of Crystal River will also participate. Free range balls will be available. Come on out and test d ...

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  • Ever Dream of Playing in the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am?

    The Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am is proud to present the Bright House Networks Challenge Golf Series.  These two-ball qualifying golf tournaments allow you and your partner the opportunity to advance to the final competition in March 2010 at TPC Tampa Bay. The individual winner of this competition will play alongside a Champions Tour professional dur ...

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  • New Port Richey Businessman Qualifies for World Golfers Championship

    Four golfers from Florida and one from Arizona will represent the United States in the World Golfers Championship after winning their respective flights in the rain-shortened national qualifying at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL. held Sept. 12-13, 2009. The 15th World Golfers Championship is scheduled Oct. 24-30 in Marbella, ...

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  • Lew Smither III New Director of Golf at Cypress Run Golf Club

    Lew Smither III, the Director of Instruction at Innisbrook Resort, has resigned his position to become the new Director of Golf at Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs. In his new position, he will oversee all golf-related operations and work to establish the club as the premier private club in the area. Smither comes from a family with an establishe ...

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  • Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club Celebrates National Mulligan Day

    It happens every day on every course in every state. Golfers, with the cooperation of their playing partners, actually hit two shots but count only one. The practice is called a mulligan, and for weekend hackers it’s as much part of the bag as a 7-iron. On Oct. 17, this somewhat unofficial rule will be somewhat officially recognized by National Mu ...

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  • TPC Tampa Bay Up and Running Following Greens Project

    Heritage Golf Group recently announced that TPC Tampa Bay, one of Florida's premier daily-fee golf facilities, has officially re-opened to the public following a two-month closure. The award-winning layout which annually hosts the Champions Tour Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am was closed in mid-June so its greens could be re-grassed. "Our greens were the ...

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  • TeeTimeSavings.com - Play More Golf

    The newest and most reliable online marketplace for purchasing discounted rounds of golf provides golfers the opportunity to play more and pay less. TeeTimeSavings.com, formerly GolfUS.com, has officially launched its easy-to-use and informative Web site that features a comprehensive catalog of premier courses in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and ...

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