On the Scene: The PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship 2023On the Scene:

The PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship was held at the Innisbrook Resort, in Palm Harbor.  Taylor Moore shot 10 under par 274, with a closing 67, to win on the PGA TOUR for the first time. While it is too early for a final accounting, Tracy West, tournament director, said in a statement that she is

Valspar Championship Week kicks off with Veterans Pro-Celebrity-Am (PHOTOS)

Valspar Championship Week kicked off with the Carol Martin Salute to Our Veterans Pro-Celebrity-Am, presented by Amerilife. A total of 27 groups, each with a pro and a celebrity, competed. The first-place team, with a net score of 54, was led by pro Jim Herman with LPGA great Jan Stephenson serving as the celebrity and

Tips for closing a business deal on the golf course

By Jordan Fuller  Think of closing deals and having business meetings and it’s likely your mind goes straight to the conference room. But the golf course is well-known for being like an outdoor boardroom, where business deals in all industries are discussed and made. If you aren’t a golfer, learning how to play can give

Two leaders from Valspar share lessons learned from 2021 and what’s to come in 2022

The Valspar Championship, Tampa Bay’s PGA TOUR event, is a major economic driver to the region and generates millions in charitable contributions every year. The tournament’s charitable initiatives come through the sponsoring organization, Copperhead Charities. Copperhead Charities has generated nearly $47 million for charity since 1977, through the sponsorship of professional golf tournaments in the

Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation marks 42 year

The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation is holding the 42nd Annual Chi Chi Charity Classic, on November 14 and 15, at the Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club. The theme of the event is “Then|Now” to highlight the achievements of the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation. The foundation started with serving 14 kids, in an after-school

On the Scene: The PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship

The PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship was held at the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort, in Palm Harbor. The 2021 Valspar Championship final leaderboard was headed by winner Sam Burns, who won his first PGA TOUR this season. Burns won the $1,242,000 winner’s share of the $6,900,000 purse.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”12050,12051,12052,12053,12054,12055,12056,12049″]

Grab your clubs: It will be a weekend for golf enthusiasts in the Tampa Bay area

After a year of canceled events, golf tournaments are back in full swing with The PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship kicking off this week and St. Pete Fools Charity Club holding its first annual golf tournament on Sunday, May 2. Both tournaments will raise money for philanthropic causes. In 2019, the Valspar Championship, held at the

Innisbrook set to host Arians Family Foundation Golf Classic after one-year delay

After a one-year delay, the Arians Family Foundation Golf Classic will tee off at Innisbrook on April 18-19. The event, the seventh since the foundation was launched and the 14th the family has hosted, will be the first in Florida after last year’s tournament was canceled due to the pandemic. “Innisbrook really stepped up and

Outdoors and distanced: Things to do safely this spring

A year ago, we were all told to stay at home for the foreseeable future but this year events are starting to happen again. And boy are we ready to get out. They may look different. You will probably be wearing a mask. But we are lucky to have weather that allows us to get

One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Equity Lifestyle Properties, Sunz Holdings and more

►Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast announced a new $100,000 challenge pledge, from an anonymous donor, toward the permanent protection of Orange Hammock Ranch. ►Equity Lifestyle Properties, which owns the Colony Cove mobile home community in north Manatee County, acquired 4.6 vacant acres in Ellenton for $2.2 million. ►Stratum Health System, in Sarasota, the parent

Copperheads Are Gearing Up for the Valspar Championship

Golf fans rejoice! The 2019 Valspar Championship is just around the corner. The week-long event kicks off with the Copperhead 5k on Sunday, March 17 and runs until Monday, March 25. The event, which is also the place to see and be seen that week, is more than a golf tournament. It’s a place to

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