Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Despite Weak Economy, The 56th PGA Show Builds Optimism For 2009

    More than 41,000 industry professionals from all 50 U.S. states and 74 countries came to the 56th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 29-31 in Orlando to uncover the latest products and trends, write new business, share business best practices and strategize for the year ahead. The results found the industry’s most influential business leaders pleasantly surp ...

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  • Florida's Largest Golf Show At Tampa Convention Center March 20-22

    Floridas Largest Golf Show would like to invite all that have a passion for the game of golf to the Tampa Convention Center March 20-22, 2009 to experience the game indoors like never before. Attendees will be able to meet and interact with golf celebrities and even get tips on how to improve their games by the people who teach on the Tour. The true ...

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  • Transitions Championship Draws Banner Field To Innisbrook March 16-22

    Transitions Optical, based in Pinellas County, has taken over sponsorship of Tampa Bay’s PGA Tour event and the first Transitions Championship for Healthy Sight is expected to draw a banner field to the Copperhead Course at the Innis-brook Resort and Golf Club on March 16-22. Last year, Sean O’Hair emerged victorious over a tough group of ...

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  • First Karbon Tour Event Begins Saturday, May 9th At Walden Lake

    The Karbon Tour will debut Saturday, May 9th at Walden Lake G&CC in Plant City. This event is for the avid golfer who wants a chance to play on a national tour. This two-man best ball tournament will pay out $1,000 to the first place team. The Karbon Tour has selected the Ronald McDonald House as the benefitting charity for this first event. Each Karbo ...

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  • Club Day At Mangrove Bay Set For Saturday, March 14th

    The 23rd annual Club Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 14th from 9:00 am to 2 pm at Mangrove Bay Golf Course in St. Petersburg. This event is open to the public. Free range balls are available to participants. Club manufacturers expected to participate include: Titleist, Cobra, Nike, Callaway, Adams Golf and U.S. Kids. Club Day is a great opportun ...

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  • Big Golf Discounts.com Launches New Membership Web site

    The First Tee of Tampa Bay is proud to announce a new partnership with Big Golf Discounts.com. Big Golf Discounts.com has launched a new member-content Web site promoting golf savings of all kinds, which has been constructed to benefit The First Tee of Tampa Bay and other area chapters. The Web site, BigGolfDiscounts.com, provides its members with curre ...

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  • Tim Leto of Tampa Wins Golf at Six Tampa Bay Area Golf Courses

    Tim Leto, a Florida native born and raised in Tampa, has won the November/December 2008 Tampa Bay Golfer's Guide contest. Tim wins twosomes at the following great golf courses: World Woods Golf Club, Brooksville Country Club, Dunedin Country Club, Clearwater Country Club, The Golf Club at Cypress Creek and The Eagles. The golf turned out to be a great ...

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  • Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club Appoints Rodney Green as Director of Golf

    INNISBROOK, Fla. – Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, which hosts the annual PGA Tour Transitions Championship, 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, gol ...

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  • A Message From The Chapter Director Of Marketing

    Hello again golfers. I would like to focus on Florida’s Largest Golf Show that the West Central Chapter, North Florida PGA is proudly co-hosting with none other than the Turner/Williams Media Group, specifically, Jim Turner, one of the Chapter’s valued sponsors. These folks really know how to organize a show which will be held March 20-22 at th ...

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  • Ten Minute Tune Ups Now Offered At The Dunes

    The best players in the world are always fine tuning their swings or searching for a swing key to carry through their next round. What’s the difference with the average Joe? He heads to the practice range with a bag of balls and dreams that a swing key will magically appear. The Dunes Golf Club, in Brooksville, is proud to announce the “Te ...

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