Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Local Courses Go Green with Cypress Trees

    TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. – Locally owned Ace Golf continues renovation of its Wentworth and Crescent Oaks Golf Clubs with the addition of 320 cypress trees and another 130 trees at its Pebble Creek Golf Club (450 total). The trees arrived late last month are being planted along pond banks, the favored habitat of water-loving bald cypress trees, on most of ...

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  • AAU Junior Golf Club of Tampa Bay to be on TV

    Mark you calendars. Set your DVR. On June 21, Charley Belcher from Good Day Tampa Bay will feature the AAU Junior Golf Club of Tampa Bay on the morning show. The film crew will be setting up early at Lexington Oaks Golf Club and we ask as many of you as possible to come out to show your support for junior golf and possibly see yourself on TV. Call coach J ...

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  • The Downs Golf, T&D Golf Announce Summer Golf League

    The Downs Golf and T&D Golf Summer Golf League has been announced. The league will be 13 weeks of play with two special road trips and one party at the end of the summer. The league will play nine holes at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights. There will be nine weeks at Dunedin Golf Club and four weeks at Tarpon Woods Golf Club. League play starts June 11 a ...

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  • Emerald Greens Golf Resort and Country Club Re-Turfing All Greens

     TAMPA, Fla. - Emerald Greens Golf Resort and Country Club, managed by Billy Casper Gol, has embarked on a capital-enhancements project to convert all greens on its 27-hole golf course to Champion Bermuda Grass. By re-turfing nine holes simultaneously, members and guests will enjoy access to the 18 holes not under construction. Some greens will also ...

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  • Don Bell Wins Mid Amateur Stroke Play Championship

    Don Bell erased a five-stroke deficit to tie for the lead after 54-holes. Bell went on to win in a playoff at Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the Bonita Bay Club - East in Naples, on May 4-6. ...

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  • Tampa Bay ASGA Schedule Announced

    The American Singes Golf Association (ASGA) is a national organization with chapters throughout the United States. Tampa Bay chapter members range in age from 45 to 70 years with the majority being in their 50s. If you are single (i.e., divorced, widowed, legally separated or never married) and enjoy meeting others through the game of golf, you are invited ...

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  • Birdies For The Brave-Tampa Bay Kicks Off The Encompass Insurance Pro-Am of Tampa Bay

    Birdies for the Brave Tournament Scheduled for Monday, April 9, 2012 The Encompass Insurance Pro-Am of Tampa Bay hosted by the Tampa Bay Lightning, a PGA TOUR Champions Tour event, announces that Birdies for the Brave–Tampa Bay will join the 2012 Schedule of Events by kicking off tournament week with their annual fundraiser and golf tournament. ...

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  • Winter Series Champs Crowned at Brooksville CC

    Jerry Rose captured the final Winter Series event run by the Florida State Golf Association at Brooksville Country Club in Brooksville, March 5-6. He was joined in the winner's circle by Bill Moore and John Begley who won the Senior and Super Senior divisions respectively. Jerry Rose, of Sarasota, went wire-to-wire in the Regular Division to win by fi ...

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  • Maguire & Kurey Win at Southwood Golf Club

    Jack Maguire and Emily Kurey captured their respective division titles at the Florida Junior Tour's (FJT) event conducted at Southwood Golf Club, in Tallahassee, February 25-26, 2012.    In the Boys 16-18 Division, Jack Maguire, of St. Petersburg, posted a tournament total of four-under par 140, to capture his second title of the season. M ...

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  • Golf, Hot Rods, and Rock and Roll?

    Stuffy Country Club?  Not if owner Bill Place or Crescent Oaks residents can help it.  When he purchased the shuttered Crescent Oaks Golf and Tennis Club in the Eastlake area last September, he and his members knew a different approach would be required to succeed.  And, it wouldn't just involve a $1 Million golf course and clubhouse ren ...

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