Golf Sports

Golfer Jim Dent overcame a segregated South on his way to a stellar career

PALM HABOR, FLA. – Jim Dent is content and living a happy life. His extraordinary accomplishments and perseverance have helped him enjoy retirement. Dent won four PGA Tournaments and a dozen Senior Tour events. In a career spanning 40 years, he earned US$9,583,989, almost all of it after he turned 50. Not bad for a […]

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Valspar Championship keeps bringing volunteers back

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Larry Odom and Maggie Parsons are only two of hundreds of dedicated volunteers who helped to make this year’s Valspar Championship run smoothly. Volunteers could perform any number of jobs at the tournament including marshall, stand bearer, gate, driving range and shuttle driver. Odom has been working this tournament for the […]

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PGA golfer creating hope through charity

PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Athletes are often recognized and admired for their achievements in sports, but sometimes it’s beyond the game where praise is truly warranted. Smylie Kaufman, a professional golfer who has earned his share of success in a series of tournaments, including on both the and PGA Tour, since turning pro three […]

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Valspar Championship offers fans the ultimate showcase

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Beth Bowens has been attending major golf tournaments for more than 30 years across the globe and appreciates the views of the course as much as she enjoys the sport itself. On a Tuesday morning at Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course, the sun beats down on the players out early to their practice rounds in […]

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Canadian snowbirds break boredom by volunteering at Florida PGA event

PALM HARBOR, FLA.— Every winter some lucky Canadians decide to pack their bags and head south to sunny Florida to escape the snow. The warm weather’s appeal eventually fades and the snowbirds eventually get bored. To escape their boredom some choose to volunteer at the PGA Valspar Championship. “I’ve been volunteering here, this is my […]