Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Local GolfTec Client Earns Slot in Nature Valley Amateur Playoff at TPC Sawgrass

    SARASOTA – This ought to be a movie. The week before Father’s Day, an avid retired golfer almost passes on his opportunity to play in the Nature Valley Amateur Qualifier, one of the biggest national amateur tournament series in the U.S., because of a schedule conflict. He was supposed to caddy for his 10-year-old son at a junior golf event. ...

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  • Join The Celebration at The Dunes Golf Club

    In honor of the one-year anniversary of its grand re-opening, The Dunes Golf Club is making the month of June one giant celebration. It's the perfect time to check out the newly renovated championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills that is once again gaining a reputation as one of the finest layouts in the Tampa Bay area. ...

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  • Bob Van Sweden Named TaylorMade's "2009 National Club Fitter of the Year"

    TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Company has named Bob VanSweden from Golf Repair Center in Largo the “2009 Club Fitter of the Year”, an honor that recognizes individual retailers who share TaylorMade’s values and are relentlessly committed to fitting their customers into the best performing golf products for their games. “I can&rsq ...

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  • Chi Chi's Challenges

    Hall of Fame golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez has put out some major challenges. “First of all, I challenge everyone young and old to work hard to make your dreams come true” says America’s clown prince of golf. “If I can do it, you can for sure” continues Chi Chi. Born Juan Rodriguez in the tough streets of Puerto Rico over 70 ...

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  • The First Tee of Tampa Bay Learning Center At Rogers Park Now Open

    On March 14th, the Tampa Bay community was invited to join the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, The First Tee of Tampa Bay, and Tampa Sports Authority for the grand opening of the YMCA’s The First Tee of Tampa Bay Learning Center at Rogers Park. Through an agreement with the City of Tampa, the YMCA’s renovations at Rogers Park include conversion o ...

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  • Partner Now With The First Tee of St. Petersburg For Tomorrow's Golfers

    Calling all golfers! The First Tee of St. Petersburg wants to help golfers hit a hole-in-one with an investment in youth development and junior golf in St. Petersburg through its Partners Program. The Partners Program, established in 2007, is a group of golfers and golfing enthusiasts dedicated to the game and to helping kids in St. Petersburg learn and ap ...

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  • Put Yourself "on the Clock"

    By Matt Mitchell, PGA Teaching Professional, The Downs Golf Practice Facility S ummer is fast approaching which means longer days for golf and the opportunity to practice and improve your game. There is much more to practicing than just thoughtlessly swinging away. This season try my approach and you are guaranteed to shoot lower scores. ...

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  • Golf Etc. Lakeland Offers The The Tools You Need To Play Golf At Your Best

    At Golf Etc. Lakeland you’ll find everything you need to improve your golf game. From name brand equipment, to a full bag analysis, to the latest in golf fashion, Golf Etc. has what you need to play and look your best. Using state-of-the-art technology, their Fitting Pros will fit you to your clubs. Any driver, fairway wood, hybrid, iron, wed ...

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  • Performance Golf Specializes in Fitting Your Game

    Performance Golf is a new full service golf store located at 4022 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. They specialize in fitting your game. Performance Golf features Doppler Radar launch monitors, Ping n’flight software, a full-service repair shop and great customer service. Performance Golf features brand name golf equipment including Callaway, Ping, Mizuno, Cleve ...

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  • Jeff Parrott named KZ Golf's "2009 Club Fitter of the Year"

    It’s no wonder that Jeff Parrott was named “Club Fitter of the Year” among KZ Golf’s 2009 Top 100 Club Fitters Worldwide. When you walk into his shop, Golf Provisions, in Largo, you’ll see that he carries a full line of KZG components: drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges and hybrids, in addition to several other lines of hea ...

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