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Tampa Bay Classic

By Compiled by Times staff writers

© St. Petersburg Times, published October 17, 2000

WHAT: A 72-hole official PGA Tour stroke-play event with 144 players.

WHEN: Thursday-Sunday.

WHERE: Westin Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor.

COURSE: Copperhead, par 71.

PURSE: $2.4-million, $432,000 to the winner.

TICKETS: $30 daily, $60 for a weekly pack. Seniors 55 and older $25 daily, $50 for a weekly ticket pack. Those 17 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at (727) 898-2100 or (813) 287-8844, at Ticketmaster outlets, at or through the tournament office (727) 942-5566.

PARKING: $5, off Klosterman Road, north of the resort, west of U.S. 19. From Tarpon Springs, take U.S. 19 south to Klosterman, turn right. From Clearwater, take U.S. 19 north to Klosterman, turn left. The parking lots are adjacent to the course underneath the power lines. Lots open at 7 a.m. Extra parking will be available beginning Saturday at the St. Petersburg Junior College campus off Klosterman Road.

TELEVISION: 8-10:30 p.m. (tape delay), Golf Channel.

BENEFITING: Nine Tampa Bay area charities will share equally in the proceeds. In 23 years, Suncoast Golf Classic has raised more than $11.5-million for area charities.

OTHER EVENTS: Practice rounds today. There will be a Celebrity Skins Challenge at 3 p.m. today on the Copperhead course. The pro-am will be Wednesday with shotgun starts at 7:45 a.m. and 1 p.m.

INFORMATION: Call (727)-942-5566 or visit the tourney Web site at

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