The Florida Tarpons’ move from Estero represents the third try in 12 years to make indoor football work in Lakeland.
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Ridley, a 65-year-old Tampa lawyer, takes over as chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters Tournament, from Billy Payne. He has “come a long way from his childhood days playing public courses in rural Lakeland and Winter Haven, Florida,” notes the Golfworld profile by my former Tampa Times colleague, Tim Rosaforte.
Stan Heath, who is happy to be moving from college to pro, likes Central Florida so much he kept his family in Tampa after he left USF and took a job at Boston College.