Tampa Bay News & Events

  • Anderson Wins Public Links Championship

    Billy Anderson fired a three-round tournament total of 15-under par 201 to win the Florida State Public Links Championship at MetroWest Golf Club in Orlando on June 10-12. Billy Anderson, of Deltona, captured his first State Championship on Sunday, with a final round of five-under par 67. After a first round six-under par 66, Anderson would take a two ...

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  • Three Advance to U.S. Open

    Joey Lamielle, Michael Barbosa, and Sam Saunders, advanced to the 111th U.S. Open Championship from sectional Qualifying conducted by the Florida State Golf Association at Quail Valley Golf Club, in Vero Beach on Monday, June 6. Joey Lamielle , 28, of Sarasota, carded rounds of 68-72--140 to grab medalist honors. Lamielle’s first round included f ...

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  • Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am's Amy Hawk Wins 2011 Tampa Bay's Distinguished Sports Business Woman

    Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am's Amy Hawk Wins 2011 Tampa Bay's Distinguished Sports Business Woman of the Year Tournament Director of Eight Years Takes Home Prestigious Award TAMPA, FLA., - Today, the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am announced that Tournament Director Amy Hawk was named the 2011 Distinguished Sports Business Woman of the Year by Tamp ...

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  • Bob VanSweden Named Taylor-Made Golf's "National Club Fitter of the Year" For 2 Time in Three Years

    For the second time in three years, TaylorMade Golf Company has named Bob VanSweden of the Golf Repair Center in St. Petersburg its “Club Fitter of the Year”, an honor that recognizes individual retailers who share TaylorMade’s values and are relentlessly committed to fitting their customers into the best performing golf products for thei ...

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  • Aimpoint Golf: The Ultimate Green Reading Tool

    I f you have watched any golf in the past few years on TV you have noticed the aiming graphic that is used to show where the player should aim and what path a ball that is going in the hole should take. What you have also likely noticed is that when the ball goes off that digital path, it doesn’t go into the hole. This is usually followed by the ...

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  • Encouraging Findings for "Baby Boomer" Golf Swings

    Getting Older Doesn’t have to Mean Getting Shorter Off the Tee One of the most common complaints of “baby boomer” golfers is the loss of driving distance. This is not surprising, because after age 55, loss of flexibility, declining strength, and playing with pain are issues many golfers may have to face. Swing speed, the critical factor ...

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  • The ‘Putt Whisperer' Can Help Your Game

    The Putt Whisperer uses hightech video ultrasound analysis to train golfers how to lower their scores by making more putts. The analysis begins by customizing either the golfer’s existing putter or a new one. Then through instant feedback from the Science & Motion PuttLab – which is the reference in putting analysis and training – the ...

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  • Seminole Lake Hosts Thursday Golf League

    Seminole Lake Country Club is hosting a Golf League every Thursday until September 22nd with a 5:30 PM shotgun start. Weekly $20.00 entry fee includes: golf fees, prize purse, skins and tax. Format is nine holes over the field – twoman team and individual stroke play – using a point quota system giving players two chances to win each week. ...

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  • It's Going To Be One Great Summer at Emerald Greens

    It’s time to start thinking about summer vacation, or have you already started dreaming about how you are going to spend your free time? We are all looking for the best deals to be found. At Emerald Greens you can take advantage of the Emerald Greens Summer Program that gives you full membership benefits for June, July and August for a price that is ...

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  • 2011 PGA Show; Better Days Ahead?

    The golf industry might still have a ways to go to reach back into the glory days of a decade long ago, but if the tone, energy and excitement of the 2011 PGA Show was any indication, it’s a journey that is well underway. Buoyed by a sense of optimism, some exciting new products and a refocus on the core of the game, this past January&rsq ...

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