Bardmoor Golf Club is one of the premier public golf courses in the Tampa Bay area. For more than a dozen years, Bardmoor was the host site for the PGA/LPGA JCPenney Classic, as well as many prestigious local tournaments.
Bardmoor was founded in 1971 by Oliver Bardes, a wealthy Ohio industrialist who was an avid golfer. The present course was one of three courses designed for Bardes by William Diddle. The first rounds of golf at Bardmoor Country Club was an exhibition match with Ben Hogan and Tommy Bolt in 1971.