Tony Simpson, PGA


Tony Simpson, PGA Professional
Program Director
Main Address:
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Course
Clearwater, FL 33761-3331
(727) 726-4673
Course:
3030 N McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33761-3331
(727) 726-4673

Golf professional since 1983. PGA member since March 1991. Early career in Dixie Section PGA in Alabama and at  Bay Point in Panama City Beach, FL. 1993 Junior Golf Leader in Dixie Section, PGA.

1995-1999 Served as Director of Golf Instruction at Florida State University Golf Club while coaching Boys and Girls Golf Teams at Florida High School. Taught the first Professional Golf Management class at Florida State as a part of the current PGM program.

1999-2006 Served as Director for the Executive Golf Trail in The Villages, Florida managing 20 courses on The Executive Golf Trail. Wrote the original Good Golf Guide booklet serving the 75,000 residents of The Villages.

2006 Founded and served as Executive Director of The Villages Tri-County Junior Golf, Inc. (501c3)implementing golf in PE classes of 4 area elementary and middle schools. Wrote 11 grants from the FJGC totaling over $100,000 since 2006.

2010 became Golf Swing Coach at Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club and in fall of 2011 became Golf Coach for The First Tee of Clearwater. Current status is as Recognized Coach in The First Tee network and serves as Program Director for all programming in the chapter.

Services Offered:

  • Instruction
  • Play Golf of America Participant
  • Welcome to Golf Month

National Awards

  • 2010 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game
  • 2005 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game

Recognition and Awards

  • 1993 Dixie Section PGA Junior Golf Leader