Tampa Bay News & Events

  • TPC Sawgrass, Sawgrass Country Club to Host FSGA's 92nd Amateur Championship

    The much ballyhooed TPC Sawgrass, headquarters of the PGA Tour and home of the Tour's richest tournament, The Players Championship, will be one of the two courses to host this year's Florida State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, June 25-28. Sawgrass Country Club will share hosting duties. Sawgrass CC was designed by Ed Seay of Arnold Palmer Cou ...

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  • Golfweek Junior Series Provides Proving Ground for Young Players

    Golfweek magazine recently kicked off its new Golfweek's Junior Series in Tampa, Fla., with Brandon Liu, 16, and Ericka Schneider, 17, both from Bradenton, Fla., taking the top spots at the event. The tournament was the first of four qualifiers in the series, which offers a new generation of rising talent from across the country the chance to compete a ...

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  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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  • First Transitions Championship Tees Off at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club

    TAMPA BAY, Fla., March 16, 2009 – The Transitions Championship kicks off today and runs through this Sunday at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club’s Copperhead Course. This is the first tournament of Transitions Optical’s four-year PGA TOUR title sponsorship pairing competition of the world’s finest players with an exciting seven-day c ...

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  • A Message From The Chapter President

    I am honored to have been elected to represent the golf professionals in the West Central Chapter of the North Florida Section of the PGA. It won’t be easy to follow in the footsteps of some great past presidents; however, with a very dedicated executive board and a goal of helping local charities, I feel we can make this upcoming year a successful o ...

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  • The New "Gift Center" At Big Golf Discounts Is Now Open

    BigGolfDiscounts.com recently announced that their new gift center is now open. Now you can send the gift of Golf Savings by purchasing a BGD gift membership for anyone...for any occasion! The new gift center is simple to use and offers a variety of occasions, including Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Holidays, an ...

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  • Eagle Ridge Golf Center In New Port Richey Now Open

    Eagle Ridge Golf Center, formerly Ridge Road driving range, is now open under new ownership. Owners Dan and Donna Boschelli offer customers a golf course like setting with new synthetic mats, a natural turf hitting area and a much improved environment and attitude to practice your game. Club repair, custom fitting and clinics for both adults and youth ...

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  • UltraMatch Golf, An Innovative New Golf League, Starts April 9th

    UltraMatch Golf is an innovative new golf league designed for busy people who enjoy the challenge of competitive golf. UltraMatch Golf is about competition, excitement, and performing at your best when it counts most. You will experience all the excitement of new friendships, adrenaline highs, and the exhilaration from playing competitive golf. League deta ...

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  • Innisbrook Resort And Golf Club Appoints Rodney Green as New Director of Golf

    Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, located in Palm Harbor, has named Rodney Green as its new director of golf. Green will oversee all golf operations at Innisbrook, including daily oversight of all four of the resort’s championship golf courses, merchandising for three golf shops, golf instruction, operating and capital budgets, staffing, and the Trans ...

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  • Celebrity Event A Homerun For The First Tee Of St. Petersburg

    The holidays came early with the second Annual “Brittany & Friends” Celebrity Pro-Am at St. Petersburg Country Club December 8th. Brittany Lincicome and friends Angela Stanford, Kristy McPherson, Kelli Kuehne, Jenny Gleason, Meredith Duncan and Woody Austin hosted a clinic for juniors and spectators. The real surprise was Derek Jeter who dr ...

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