Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Epic Golf Battle: Toby versus Zoby

    Chi Chis played host to hugely popular Tampa Bay Rays Ben (Zoby) Zobrist and renowned Christian singer Toby Mac last spring. The good natured competition was aired live on The JOY FM radio and filmed for future use. Both men then generously spent time with the students and teachers encouraging them to ask questions. Each shared their back grounds and p ...

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  • The Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy Earns Highest Rating from Florida Department of Education

    The Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy proudly announced earning the highest rating from the Florida Department of Education based on the 2011 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). The Academy was one of only six out of 79 alternative dropout prevention schools in the state to be highly rated and the only one in Pinellas County. Other notable accomplishmen ...

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  • Florida State Golf Association and Florida Women's State Golf Association Announce Merger

    The Florida State Golf Association (FSGA) and the Florida Women's State Golf Association (FWSGA) are pleased to announce the merger of the two non-profit organizations, effective January 1st, 2012. The combined organization will retain the name of the Florida State Golf Association, and will proudly represent and serve the golfers and golf clubs of Florida. ...

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  • Florida Open For Golfers with Disabilities

    Don't miss the 6th Annual Florida Open for Golfers with DisabilitiesSaturday, October 15, 2011, 8am at Long Marsh Golf Club,located at 20 White Marsh Road, Rotonda West, Florida 33947 For details, see http://www.floridagolfmagazine.com/openPlease make note of recent venue change from last years open tournament! ...

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  • First Tee of Tampa Bay invites you to play in its 2011 Celebrity Golf Outing at Old Memorial Course

    A program of the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, The First Tee of Tampa Bay teaches life skills through the game of golf. To help us deepen our impact in the Tampa Bay community, we're holding a Celebrity Golf Outing on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at Old Memorial Golf Course. The outing promises to be an amazing experience at one o ...

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  • BELL WINS AMATEUR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

    Don Bell defeated David Brown in the final match to win the 21st Florida State Amateur Match Play Championship at Southern Hills Plantation Golf Club in Brooksville on August 4-7.  In the finals, Don Bell, of Port Orange, secured the title beating David Brown, from Eustis, 1 up. After nine holes, Bell was 1 up, with Bell winning the 1st an ...

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  • FLORIDA STATE GOLF ASSOCIATION JUNIOR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONS

    Dustin Dingus, Jack Panagos and Kristine Odaiyar captured their division titles at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City. The event was held July 27-30, 2011. Dustin Dingus, of Palm Harbor, won the Boys 16-18 age division Championship Bracket by beating Connor Baldwin, of Lakewood Ranch, 3 & 2. Dustin shot 68 in the seeding round to earn ...

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  • Ace Golf School At Wentworth Golf Club

    6 Weeks for $119 Beginning Monday, August 15, 2011 6:00 - 7:00 PM The six-week class is designed for the beginner to intermediate player. Each week the class will cover two major fundamentals from iron play to woods, and all aspects of the short game including chipping, pitching, bunker play, and putting. All participants will hit golf ball ...

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  • Perry Wins the 65th Florida Open Championship

    Rod Perry prevailed in a playoff to win the 65th Florida Open Championship at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, on July 15-17. Rod Perry, of Port Orange, outlasted the field of 156 players to capture the 65th Florida Open Championship.  Perry fired an opening round four-under par 68 on the Ranch course to trail the first round leader by two ...

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  • Katahira Wins Second Consecutive Stroke Play Title

    Mitsuki Katahira, of Daytona Beach, shot 71-70-710212 to win the 17th Florida Women’s State Golf Association Stroke Play Championship at Oceanside Country Club, Ormond Beach. Mitsuki led the championship from the start shooting a 1-under par 71 in the first round and a 2-under par 70 in the second round. In the final round Katahira shot a 70 to secu ...

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