Category Archives: Harvest Classic

Articles and photos from the annual Harvest Classic golf tournament.

Harvest Classic 2016 – Saddlebrook Golf Resort, Wesley Chapel, FL

It was time once again for the Hayes brothers, family, and close friends to head down to Florida for a long weekend of golf, storytelling, and a little bit of fishing.  The setting this year was a familiar site to all who were in attendance as the group returned to Saddlebrook Golf Resort in Wesley Chapel, FL.  I was only… Read more »

Patrick Toney wins the 2011 Harvest Classic!

The 25th annual Harvest Classic Golf Tournament has come to a close and has crowned first time winner Patrick Toney as the champ.  Based on a late game decision by Harvest Commissioner James Hayes the tournament was extended to five rounds and the scramble tournament was canceled.  Knowing that the leaders had another 36 holes to play caused many of… Read more »

Harvest Classic 2011 – Day 3

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After a late night decision by the Commish Jim Hayes the 2011 Harvest Classic was extended to five rounds due to the fact that the final round will be played at the Copperhead course. Fourth round scores were as follows: Patrick Toney – +5 Jim Hayes – +3 Bob Hayes – +1 Tom Hayes – +1 Patrick Hayes – -2… Read more »

Harvest Classic – Day 2 Final

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Day two at the Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor, FL brought beautiful weather and a lot of mediocre golf.  The first round of the two rounds was played at the Island Course.  The players got up before the sun, had some breakfast, and were the first three groups off the back nine.  After all the players had a chance to warm… Read more »

Harvest Classic 2011 – Day 1

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After the Harvest Classic players tipped their hats to the missing man formation flyover in honor of Don “Kenny” Hayes, it was on to the start of the 2011 Harvest Classic.  This years tournament marked the 25th anniversary of the competition that began with eight gifted golfers back in 1987.  The tournament returned to Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor,… Read more »

2011 Harvest Classic Less Than a Week Away

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Hot off his 2010 Harvest Classic win, Bob Hayes knows that he is the one to beat this year.  When asked for a comment Bob seemed a bit frustrated that nobody in the 2010 field provided any competition.  “Had I known how bad I would have schooled all of these clowns, I would have looked for a more competitive tournament,”… Read more »

Bob Hayes wins the 2010 Harvest Classic

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Round four of the 2010 Harvest Classic started at 7:30 on the Innisbrook – Highlands South course.  As is tradition, the pairings were made based on the player performance during the previous three rounds.  The final group consisted of Bob Hayes, Tom Hayes, Kevin Hayes, and Vern Shukoski.  The collective group all played well but they were no match for… Read more »

Harvest Classic 2010 2nd & 3rd Round Highlights

Day two of the 2010 Harvest Classic drew to a close as the sun was setting on Palm Harbor, FL.  After 36 holes of golf, the field has separated but Bob Hayes remains atop the leaderboard.  The first round of the day was scheduled to start at 7:30 at the Copperhead course but due to a frost delay, the round… Read more »