Make us your home page
Instagram

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

(View our Privacy Policy)

Shelton Quarles Celebrity Pro-Am kicks off Transitions Championship at Innisbrook

PALM HARBOR – In a few days, Innisbrook will be full of golf fans as the Transitions Championship gets underway. But on Monday, things were relatively quiet.

About 30 pros were on the putting green or driving range, and most of them were playing in the Shelton Quarles Celebrity Pro-Am. Some familiar names include Lee Janzen, Rocco Mediate and Palm Harbor's John Huston.

There were also several local sports figures playing, including Rays pitchers James Shields and Jeff Niemann, Bucs head coach Raheem Morris and Bucs GM Mark Dominik, and former Bucs Derrick Brooks, Mike Alstott and Anthony McFarland.

Admission is free today, and the tournament should last until about 5:30 p.m.

Crowd favorite John Daly was scheduled to play in the pro-am but had to withdraw because he was playing in the final round of the rain delayed Puerto Rico Open. It was the first cut Daly has made this season.

Rodney Page, Times Staff Writer

Shelton Quarles Celebrity Pro-Am kicks off Transitions Championship at Innisbrook 03/15/10 [Last modified: Monday, March 15, 2010 2:41pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Rays power way to 5-1 win over Orioles on eve of crucial road trip

    The Heater

    St. PETERSBURG — The Rays didn't get many hits in the early going Wednesday, but they got a couple that went a long way and that was enough to beat the Orioles, 5-1.

    Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. (20) hugs catcher Jesus Sucre (45) after Souza's solo home run in the seventh inning. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]
  2. 'That's not me': Jaguars' Dante Fowler apologizes for arrest

    Blogs

    Former Lakewood High and Gators star Dante Fowler, now a defensive end with the Jacksonville Jaguars, spoke Wednesday for the first time since his arrest in St. Petersburg last week, apologizing to his team and fans.

    Dante Fowler faces misdemeanor charges of simple battery and criminal mischief from his arrest, and entered a written plea of "not guilty" on Tuesday.
  3. Bucs' Josh Huff has DUI citation dismissed, attorney says

    Blogs

    Bucs receiver Josh Huff continues to resolve the legal issues that cost him a job with the Eagles last year, as the DUI citation against him was dismissed Tuesday, according to his attorney.

    Bucs receiver Josh Huff makes a first-down catch against the Saints, one of three games he played in for Tampa Bay last season.
  4. HomeTeam 100: Players 21-30

    Footballpreps

    TAMPA - Jesuit linebacker Anthony Nelson will help lead the Tigers into the 2017 season. Taken 5-17-17 by Scott Purks
  5. For starters: Cobb on the hill against Orioles

    Blogs

     

    Alex Cobb takes the mound, hoping to duplicate his performance from Friday when he was three outs away from pitching a complete game.