Tampa Bay News & Events

  • International SNAG Tournament July 23-24

    SNAG Golf is coordinating multiple 'Starting New At Golf' (SNAG) tournaments to be held around the world July 23-24, 2011 to encourage children and adults to keep fit and healthy by learning golf. These family friendly events will also provide an educational component to promote cultural awareness for all the participating tournament sites including: Malaysi ...

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  • 57th Florida State Boys Junior Championship

    Hunter O’Mahony captures the 57th Florida State Boys Junior Championship as Sam Horsfield claims the junior division title at Quail Valley Golf Club and Bent Pine Golf Club, in Vero Beach on July 6-8. In the 16-18 age division, Hunter O’Mahony, of Tequesta, posted a tournament total of 4-under par 212 to prevail in a playoff, to win the 2011 ...

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  • Tampa Bay's Special Event of the Year

    The 2011 Transitions Championship has been votedTampaBays Professional SpecialEvent of the Year in an on-line poll conducted by the Tampa Bay SportsCommission (TBSC). The award came in conjunction with theTBSCs inaugural Sneaker Soiree held on June 2. The Transitions Championship was the publicschoice in a field of nine events including the playoffs fo ...

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  • Leadership Changes Announced At Transitions Championship

    Following a successful 2011 Transitions Championship which saw Gary Woodland earn his first career PGA TOUR victory over a terrific field, the Copperheads, host group for Tampa Bay’s PGA TOUR event, has announced their new executive lineup. David Robbins, a prominent local attorney and member of the Tampa Bay community, has succeeded Bob ...

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  • Sim City Golf Now Open at Shops at Wiregrass

    Being dragged to the mall? Are you having to go shopping when you’d rather be on the golf course, scrapping your way through a round? Well, now there’s a way to do both. At Sim City Golf at the Shops at Wiregrass Mall in Wesley Chapel, golf enthusiasts can play a round of golf or just work on their swings, all within the comforts of ...

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  • John Duffy, Custom Club Fitter

    John Duffy has been in the golf business for over 21 years. He was one of New York state’s premier golf club makers prior to moving to Florida. John has been satisfying the needs of golfers by applying his golf club repair and new club building skills. John provides experience, knowledge and personalized service, which aids players of all levels and ...

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  • Airco Golf Course Closes After 50 Years Of Service

    Airco Golf Course, located adjacent to the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, closed its doors for good on May 15th. Airco was the latest victim of a down economy that has wreaked havoc on Tampa Bay area golf courses. The course had been losing money since 2008. In March, the Pinellas County Commission voted 6-1 to close down Airco. It left a three-month w ...

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  • Spend Save And Give.com Benefi ts Charities And Groups

    Ben Smith is the founder of Spend Save and Give (SSG). Since 1996, he has been president of T&D Golf Stores in Tampa. Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of South Florida. He has always had a heart and passion for helping others. SSG was formed after many years of research and planning about how to best help c ...

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  • Body Balance for Performance is conducting its 2010-2011 Research Project

    PHYSICAL CAUSES OF EARLY HIP EXTENSION Dear Golf Enthusiast: Body Balance for Performance of Tampa Bay is constantly working to improve the understanding of how the body affects the golf swing. We are looking for golfers of all ages, ability and skill levels who would like to volunteer in our research project that examines this relationship. Th ...

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  • Providence Golf Club Industry Invitational

    Providence Golf Club, in Davenport, Florida, is hosting a golf industry two-person team championship. The team must consist of a clubs GM / Asst. and Golf Professional. The event is open to all clubs in Florida. ...

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