Streets of downtown Tampa to be transformed into Golf driving range as part of Tampa Tee Off!
Presented by Edwin Watts Golf, Offers Golf Equipment Demos, Live Music, Prizes and More; Mayor Buckhorn to Hit Ceremonial Tee Shot; Proceeds to Benefit the Special Olympics Hillsborough
Tampa Tee Off is free and open to the public. Throughout the day, participants will have an opportunity to test their golfing acumen at a 4200 sq. ft. urban driving range, while surrounded by the skyscrapers and office buildings of downtown Tampa. Buckets of balls will be sold throughout the day, and proceeds will support Special Olympics Hillsborough. In addition, the self-contained driving range will be outfitted with pre-set targets, whereby consumers will have an opportunity to hit targets for a chance to win a number of exciting prizes.
Consumers can visit any of the three Edwin Watts Golf stores in the Tampa/Brandon area to pick up valuable coupons that will enable them to purchase two buckets of balls for the price of one on the day of the event.
“The Watts Guys,” custom fitting experts from Edwin Watts Golf, and representatives from the leading equipment and accessories brands including TaylorMade, Callaway, Adams and Oakley, will be on-site to assist golfers of all skills levels, while providing a unique demo experience. In fact, Tampa Tee Off participants will be the first consumers to test out an assortment of 2013 golf products that have yet to hit the marketplace.
Using an intricate system of nets and lifts, this temporary structure will be erected beginning at 6 a.m. A media preview will begin at 10 a.m., and the event will run from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Attendees will also enjoy entertainment throughout the day, as Tampa Downtown Partnership’
In addition to Edwin Watts Golf Shops, event sponsors include Michelob Ultra, Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa, RAGE MEDIA/PR, Just For Nets, Sports Talk 1040 The Team, and BayStage Lighting.
For more information, visit www.tampateeoff.com
A Production of Big City Events.
Tampa Tee Off is a production of Big City Events, LLC, a Special Event Planning company based in Tampa, Florida specializing in unique cutting edge events. www.bigeventstampa.com
About Edwin Watts Golf
Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC (an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.), headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida is one of the world's premier specialty golf retailers. The company operates as an integrated, multi-channel retailer, offering the freshest assortment of brand name golf equipment, apparel, and accessories through its 95+ domestic Retail Locations, eCommerce Internet site (www.edwinwattsgolf.com)
The company operates three stores in the Tampa Bay Area, (32257 US Hwy 19 N - Palm Harbor, Florida, 34684; 11921 N. Dale Mabry, Ste 9 - Tampa, Florida, 33618; and 9329 East Adamo Drive - Brandon, Florida, 33619.)