Terry Bradshaw visits fans at Captain Curt’s

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SIESTA KEY – For a guy who an opponent once said couldn’t spell cat if you spotted him the “C” and the “A”, Terry Bradshaw has done pretty well for himself. And I’m talking about AFTER his Pro Football Hall of Fame career and 4 Super Bowl Championships. He is front–and–center on FOX’s NFL coverage, he has a great TV series, Better Late Than Never, he has done movies, and now he is investing in golf courses. Today, he was on Siesta Key at Captain Curt’s.

The reason Terry Bradshaw was at Captain Curt’s was to sign autographs on his Four Roses bourbon, and anything else Steelers’ fans brought along with them. For a $100 purchase of the bourbon, Terry goes to town talking and signing.

“We sell it(Four Roses bourbon)”, says the Hall of Famer Bradshaw. “And all the proceeds go to my Wounded Warrior Project. How much have we raised now Brad? Like $40,000 now, I think.”

The reason he was in town at all, well especially this trip, is because the Bradshaw family has purchased Stoneybrook Golf Club at Heritage Harbour off State Road 64.

“My nephews, Chris and Jeff, found it and thought it was a good investment”, explains Terry. “My brother does all the cooking. We are going to put in a bunch of TVs, so if you don’t come here to Captain Curt’s to watch football, you can come to Stoneybrook.”

As always when Terry appears at Captain Curt’s, hundreds of fans came to pay homage. Look at this, a Steelers logo and Terry’s autograph tatooed, literally. Vietnam War veteran Dan DiStefano and his wife Linda were here a couple of years ago, and they thought it couldn’t get better then a veteran meeting his idol on Veteran’s Day.

“I actually said on TV that it couldn’t get better than that”, laughs Dan DiStefano. “But a few days later, I won the lottery. So, I am back here on Siesta Key to see Terry and trying to get lucky again.”

Bradshaw has family down here, and he and his wife are house–hunting again. Even though he has about 5 jobs, he says he was lured by the promise of another gig.

“Davey Stewart, my guy here at Captain Curt’s, has offered me a busboy job”, says Bradshaw mirthfully.

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Don got his start in the television while working in production for the WWE in Connecticut, while also working overnights at WSTC 1400 News Radio. He moved to Florida to pursue a Master’s Degree while working in sales for the Miami Heat. Don got back in to radio after earning his degree by going to work for Sportsradio 560WQAM in Miami. He worked his way up to become a beat reporter for the Florida Marlins, then the Miami Heat, while also covering the Miami Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, and Miami Dolphins. As he worked in radio, he became a reporter for a High School Sports television show on CBS4 in Miami. Don then went into TV full-time as a sports anchor/reporter at ABC 7 in Fort Myers for 4 years, and then at ABC 7 in Sarasota for 10 years. Don began at SNN in July of 2017. When he is not working he enjoys time with his two sons, Trey(13) and Logan(11), and two dogs, Mia and Venus.

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