PGA champ gives clinic for local troops

PGA champ gives clinic for local troops

Winner of last year’s Transitions Championship, Gary Woodland was in town today and stopped by MacDill Air Force Base to offer a free golf clinic with military personnel, retired military, and other guests. The event was emceed by Gary Koch.

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Woodland’s visit launched the countdown to this year’s Transitions Championship, to be held March 12 to 18 at Innisbrook Resort. Part of the PGA TOUR’s FedEx Cup, the Transitions Championship has become a major international sporting event offering such benefits to the community as:

  • Millions of dollars in economic impact for local businesses,
  • Millions of dollars generated for local charities, and
  • Worldwide television coverage of the Tampa Bay area.

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