Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Ridge Manor Oaks Welcomes Daily Fee Play

    Ridge Manor Oaks Golf & Country Club or ‘THE RIDGE’ and the city of Ridge Manor have been ‘Snowbird’ destinations for over a half a century. Ridge Manor Oaks, formerly Whispering Oaks Country Club, is the oldest golf course in Hernando County, established in 1954. This semi-private facility is greatly improved since being renova ...

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  • Plantation Palms Golf Club Now Owned By Three Native Americans

    Across the country native american tribal nations are building and buying golf courses. The tribal purchases of golf courses are to support the transition from gaming only to that of destination resorts. Golf is the natural addition to the casino, hotel and restaurant businesses. But for all of the tribal acquisitions, there is not a golf course owned ...

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  • Senior Four-Ball Champions

    Untitled Document The team of Bob Ethridge and Rick Woulfe fired a final round nine-under par 63 to capture the 37th Senior Four-Ball Championship as Ron Cleland and Edward Craig captured the Super Senior Division at Lago Mar Country Club, in Plantation, on October 11-12. The team ...

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  • FSGA - Florida Junior Tour Results - Ironhorse CC

    Jeffrey Meltzer and Madison Opfer grabbed first place honors at the Florida Junior Tour's (FJT) 16-18 age division event at Ironhorse Country Club in West Palm Beach, September 17-18. Jeffrey Meltzer, of Bradenton, prevailed in a playoff for his first career victory. After an impressive first round of five-under par 67, Meltzer would take a three ...

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  • Ace Golf Acquires Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs

    Private Club to welcome Public Play starting October 1, 2011 Effective September 15, Tampa-based Ace Golf acquired bank-owned Crescent Oaks Golf Club. Crescent Oaks joins the Ace Golf family that includes the Wentworth Golf Club also in Tarpon Springs, the Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa and Ace Golf Ranges in Brandon and Riverview. For the first ti ...

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  • Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Reaches $4 Million Mark in Total Charitable Contributions Since 2004

    The Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (With Contributions Going to the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative at the University of South Florida) Receive Donation Checks Today the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am announced that the 2011 tournament raised $261,500 Tampa Bay charitie ...

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  • FJT Results - The Vinoy Golf Club

    Sam Horsfield and Athena Yang battled extremley wet conditions at the Vinoy Golf Club to capture their first FJT titles. After nearly a three hour weather delay on Saturday, Sam Horsfield, 14 of Davenport, went out and played a flawless round that included seven birdies and no bogeys for a 64. Horsfield, the 2011 Florida Boys Junior Champi ...

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  • MID-SENIOR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONS

    Bobby Bird and Chuck Gould captured the Mid-Senior Four-Ball North Championship at Sugar Mill Country Club, in New Smyrna Beach.  In the South Championship, Gary Nicklaus and Jon Veneziano prevailed in a playoff at The Wanderers Club, in Wellington. The duo from Vero Beach, Bobby Bird and Chuck Gould went wire-to-wire to capture the champi ...

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  • The First Tee of Clearwater

    Thank you to our Parents, Coaches, Volunteers & Participants The First Tee of Clearwater summer golf camp was a big success according to new Coach Tony Simpson. We were pleased to be awarded a $15,000 grant from the Florida Junior Golf Council helping us to fund the camp. Other generous donors provided 47 scholarships to children who were eligib ...

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  • Chi Chi Charity Classic Sunday & Monday, November 13th & 14th, 2011

    Join Chi Chi for this two day special event and golf tournament. Sponsorship packages start at $3,000 and are available in the pro shop or online. For more information about the event contact: Nancy Agnew (727) 726-8829 x 209 ...

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