PGA Tour Tampa Bay Championship preview
PGA Tour Tampa Bay Championship
When/where: Thursday-Sunday, Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course, Palm Harbor
Purse: $5.5 million ($990,000 winner)
Defending champion: Luke Donald
TV: Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m., Golf Channel, and 3 p.m., Ch. 8
Schedule: Today — Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy Pro-Am (12:30 p.m. shotgun start; pros expected include John Daly, Luke List, Patrick Cantlay; amateurs include former Ray Fred McGriff, former Buc Dexter Jackson); Tuesday — Pro practice rounds; Wednesday — Pro-am; Thursday — First round (tee times begin 7 a.m.); Friday — Second round (tee times begin 7 a.m.); Saturday — Third round; Sunday — Final round.
Tickets: Single day — Wednesday $30, Thursday-Sunday $40; buy and print at tampabaychampionship.com or buy at the gate. Weekly ticket booklets $65. Admission today and Tuesday free. Children 15 and under free with paying adult for all sessions. Active and retired military with valid ID card admitted free; email firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on how to get tickets. More information, including Hooters Owl's Nest tickets, at tampabaychampionship.com.