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Putt-off wraps up Brooksville Golf Glow Scramble

The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department held its third Golf Glow Scramble Friday night at the Quarry Golf Course.

Matthew Browning and Tony Vasquez won the event with a score of 30 over nine holes. The team tied with Ken Yeaton and Carl Moody (30), but won a putt-off to win the $200 first-place prize. Yeaton and Moody took $50 for their effort.

For Yeaton and Moody, this is the second time in three scrambles that they have been the runnerup. In the first event, the duo shot a 32 to come up short as well.

Jim Behlke and Mike Anderson (31) took third and won a free round of golf at the Quarry. Behlke teamed with Ryan Walscak last month to win the second scramble. Behlke and Vasquez were also the winners of the two closest to the pin holes.

BOCCE TOURNAMENT: The Delta Woods Bocce Club has scheduled a tournament for 9 a.m. March 28.

Organizers expect 16 to 20 players and the club is always looking for new players. The tournament usually runs for about two hours, weather permitting.

For information, e-mail Bill Unterberg at

LITTLE BUDDIES TENNIS: The city of Brooksville is holding another session of Smart Start Little Buddies Tennis at the Jerome Brown Community Center in Brooksville.

StartingTuesday, the program will run for six weeks for one hour each week starting at 4:30 p.m. It is open to children from ages 3-4. The cost is $50 per child, which includes all activities and a T-shirt.

For information, call Tina Nichols at (352) 540-3835.

CRIME WATCH GOLF TOURNAMENT: Hernando Beach Crime Watch will sponsor its second annual golf tournament at Spring Hill Golf & Country Club.

The tournament will take place April 2 with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The rain date is April 9.

The format is a four-person scramble. Either come with your own foursome or be teamed up by organizers. The cost is $45 including golf, lunch and a nonalcoholic beverage. The discounted cost for Spring Hill members is $25.

Prizes will be rewarded for longest putt, longest drive, closest to the pin and best scores. The registration deadline is Saturday.

For information, call Lucille Jaworski at (352) 596-6822.

WEST HERNANDO COUGARS: The West Hernando Cougars youth football and cheerleading programs will hold signups at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill on Sunday.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., officials from the organization will be on hand to register to players for the upcoming season. The costs are $225 for cheerleading and $195 for football.

There is a $10 discount for addition siblings who sign up after the first one is paid. Football has a full 10-game schedule consisting of five home games and five away.

For information, call Bobby McFarland at (352) 585-6524.

FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL LESSONS: The Hernando County Department of Recreation is offering fast-pitch softball private lessons at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill.

The lessons are available to all players ages 7-16. April Pelham, a certified Florida fast-pitch instructor, will lead all instruction.

Private lessons for hitting or catching are $20 for 30 minutes, and private lessons for fielding or throwing are $15 for 30 minutes. Pitching lessons are available at a fee of $20 for 30 minutes, $25 for 45 minutes or $40 for one hour.

For information, call Penny Oliver at (352) 754-4031 or by e-mail at

TENNIS LESSONS: The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department is offering tennis lessons at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill.

The clinics are available to all ages and all skill levels: Beginner, intermediate and advanced. Private and group lessons are available. Every lesson will be led by a certified instructor.

The cost is $10 for one hour of group lessons, and $30 for one hour of private lessons.

For information, call Penny Oliver at (352) 754-4031 or by e-mail at

KICKBALL TOURNAMENT: The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department is holding an adult kickball tournament on March 26 at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.

The event is set to start at 9 a.m. with a cost of $200 per team. Each team must consist of a minimum of four men and four women, fielding at least 10 players at once. The tournament is being sponsored by Mayhem Sports. There will also be a field goal kicking contest and award ceremony at Bar Envy after the tournament.

For information, call Harry Johnson at (352) 648-0179.

To notify us of community sports achievements or coming events, contact Derek J. LaRiviere at or (352) 584-6337.

Putt-off wraps up Brooksville Golf Glow Scramble 03/16/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 6:08pm]
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