Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

PODS Championships tournament glance

Tournament facts

What: A 72-hole PGA Tour event, the second of four on the Florida Swing and the 11th of the season.

When/where: Today-Sunday; Copperhead Course (7,340 yards, par 71), Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Palm Harbor

Purse: $5.3-million, winner earns $954,000

FedEx Cup points: 25,000, winner earns 4,500

Defending champion: Mark Calcavecchia

Schedule: Today, Progress Energy Pro-Am, 6:40 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. tee times; Thursday-Friday, tournament play starting around 7 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday starting around 8 a.m.

Tickets: Today, $20; Thursday-Friday, $35 in

dvance ($50 at the gate), Saturday-Sunday,

$40 in advance ($55 at the gate). Weekly

clubhouse badge, $95 in advance ($110

at the gate). Tickets are available at Publix,, or calling (727) 942-5566. Today, partly cloudy, 69/53; Thursday, mostly cloudy, 75/63; Friday, thunderstorms, 75/55; Saturday, partly cloudy, windy, 67/45; Sunday, sunny, 68/49

TV: 3-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Golf; 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Ch.  8; 3-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Ch.  8

PODS Championships tournament glance 03/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:26am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Marc Topkin's takeaways from Monday's Rays-Orioles game

    The Heater

    LHP Blake Snell stepped up when the Rays needed him to — and perhaps when he had to to keep his job — with a season-high seven-plus innings. It wasn't only that he got deep into the game but how, using his high-octane fastball to pound the strike zone.

  2. Urban Meyer says the Big Ten is now the equal of the SEC


    CHICAGO — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer doesn't just believe the Big Ten has closed the gap with the more heralded SEC. He is convinced the race is a dead heat already.

    Ohio State’s Urban Meyer says the Big Ten East is as strong as the SEC East was when he coached UF to two national titles.
  3. USF opens preseason workouts with defensive improvement a priority


    TAMPA — To prevent preseason wear on his three normal practice fields, new USF coach Charlie Strong is staging the first phase of the 2017 preseason on the fields used by the original Bulls two decades ago.

  4. Spieth has suddenly made the PGA Championship a lot more interesting


    SOUTHPORT, England — Now that the PGA Championship in Charlotte next month has gone from a big deal to a big-big deal because of Jordan Spieth, there is no telling where he might lead us. On Sunday, of course, he led us way up a dune.

    Jordan Spieth celebrates an eagle during his U.S. Open victory.
  5. In Twitter rant, Bucs' Gerald McCoy says he's unappreciated


    Gerald McCoy is feeling underappreciated again. He says somebody has crossed the line this time. He's speaking out and suggesting he might be gone "soon enough" from Tampa Bay.

    Photo Illustration RON BORRESEN   |   Photo by LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times 
Gerald McCoy may be upset that Ronde Barber said a defensive leader “has to have a huge personality’’ like Warren Sapp’s. Monday, Barber walked that back.