Chi Chi Rodriguez Foundation to Provide New Benefits & Opportunities for Pinellas and Hillsborough Players

Clearwater, Florida–Power Tee is thrilled to announce the installation of Power Tee units at the Chi Chi Rodriguez Driving Range. The installation will take place in early June and will become the largest Power Tee facility in the Tampa-Clearwater area. Power Tee owner, Martin Wyeth says, “We are excited about the installation of Power Tee at the Chi Chi Rodriguez Driving Range. We have enjoyed working with Jame Poulter and Al Arrigoni at this fantastic and award-winning location. I know they will enjoy the benefits of having Power Tee almost instantly and golfers of all levels are going to love using Power Tee.”

Chi Chi Rodriguez is a former PGA TOUR player who has eight career wins, is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame and one of the great ambassadors of the game. The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation’s main purpose is to educate students and improve their academic performance, self-esteem and character by using the game of golf as a living classroom. Today people can find an 18-hole public course, driving range, school buildings and educational center across the foundation’s 170-acre campus. Power Tee looks forward to working with such a wonderful organization and believes it can help the Foundation accomplish its mission.

When asked about the installation of Power Tee, James Poulter, CEO of the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation stated, “at Chi Chi Rodriguez we are constantly looking to improve the overall customer experience. With Power Tee, I believe this is a great first step in taking our facility to the next level.” Al Arrigoni, Director of Golf says, “when I first saw Power Tee, I was amazed by how easy it is to use, whether the players are here just for fun or focused on improving their game like the pros who use it. Every age or ability will enjoy their Power Tee experience at Chi Chi Rodriguez Driving Range.”

Power Tee is the world’s premier automated teeing system and is currently installed and featured at 80% of the golf ranges in the United Kingdom including St. Andrews, The Belfry, and Celtic Manor. Offices for Power Tee are in Swindon, United Kingdom and Jacksonville, Florida, Power Tee is currently automating the ranges in 18 countries, teeing up more than 6 million balls each day. Visit for more information.

The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that was founded in 1979 by its namesake, founder of St. Petersburg based Raymond James Financial, Bob James, and former educator and golfer, Bill Hayes. For more information visit