Baxley Continues Strong Play at Saddlebrook

Players find the course a demanding test.

Tampa, FL, April 10, 2007 --( The USA Golf Tour held its third tournament of the season at Saddlebrook Golf Club in Wesley Chapel, FL on Sunday. Each tournament consists of 4 formats. In the first format 2-man Best Ball Gross Scores.

The Gross Best Ball Team Format was won by the team of Michael Coburn and Efrian Cruz with a score of 74. Jim Barbieri and Joesph Sierra came in second with a score of 75. Third Place was held by David Riggs and Stan White with a score of 75.

Michael Coburn / Efrian Cruz 74
Jim Barbieri / Joesph Sierra 75
David Riggs / Stan White 76
In Gross Stroke format:
A Flight
Michael Coburn 83
Jim Barbieri 84
James Wiley 85
B Flight
Rob Baxley 82
David Riggs 83
Stan White 84
C Flight
Michael Pearson 96
Jeff Upton 100
Efrian Cruz 101

Robbie Baxley’s net score of 63 was the low round in the Handicap Net Format. David Riggs finished second with a net score of 65. With Tim Coplen finishing third with a score of 67.

In the Handicap Team Best Ball Format 4 teams finished tied at 60 with the playoff being won by the team of Jim Barbieri and Joesph Sierra. The team of David Riggs and Stan White finished second and Efrian Cruz and Michael Coburn finished third.

First Major of the Season
Bardmoor GC

The first Major of the 2007 season is now upon us.

Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club is one of the premier public golf courses in Tampa, Florida. For thirteen years, Bardmoor was host to a professional golf tournament, later known as the JC Penney Classic, as well as prestigious local tournaments. Notable golf greats such as Arnold Palmer, Payne Stewart, Tom Weiskoff, Fred Couples, Tom Kite, Chi Chi Rodriguez, Greg Norman, David Love III, Paul Azinger, Jan Stephenson, Julie Inkster, Dawn Coe Jones and Nancy Lopez have all graced Bardmoor as tournament participants.

Come see why readers of the St. Petersburg Times recently voted Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club "Tampa Bay's Favorite Public Golf Course".

For potential new members, come and play this event to try out the Tour. All you need is a verifiable handicap to get properly Flighted. Call the office for more information.

Registration begins at 7am, with tee-off at 8am.

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The cost for this event is only $190. This price includes entry into the event, 18 holes of golf, riding cart and various awards.

For additional information on the news that is the subject of this release (or for a sample, copy or demo), contact Mike Pearson or visit The next tournament for the USA Golf Tour is April 1st, 2007 at the Saddlebrook Resorts in Zephyrhills, FL. All tournaments are open to all players. The USA Golf Tour holds 15-20 tournaments per season. Each tournament consist of four formats Gross Stroke, Handicap Net, 2- Man Handicap Team Best Ball and 2-Man Gross Team Best Ball. The Gross team format is open to all players.

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