Sheriff Chris Nocco is looking for a few good golfers to participate in the Pasco Sheriff's 33rd annual Golf Classic set for Nov. 7 at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club.
The event benefits Pasco Sheriff's Charities Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports local youth programs. Interested golfers should register by Oct. 31, as space is limited.
Golf registration is $150 per person, or $600 per foursome, and includes breakfast rolls and juice, 18 holes of golf on the south course, followed by a catered sit-down luncheon.
Participants can register and pay online using PayPal at pascosheriff.com, or by printing out a form from the same website and sending their payment. Look under the "Sheriff Chris Nocco" drop-down link on the far right of the home page and click on "Sheriff's Golf Classic."
Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Lake Jovita clubhouse. A shotgun start for the best-ball tournament will be at 9 a.m. Awards will be given out to first-, second- and third-place teams, as well as drawings for thousands of dollars worth of prizes.
For information, call toll-free 1-800-854-2862 ext. 7732.
SHOOTING: The American Legion Paradise Post 79 is sponsoring an organized shooting sports program for boys and girls ages 10 to 18. The young guns will become members of the Seventy-Niners Junior Shooting Sports Club, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at American Legion Paradise Post 79 in New Port Richey. The program will utilize .177-caliber air rifles and other firearms. The instructors are National Rifle Association-certified. The curriculum will include gun safety as well as basic marksmanship skills. For information, contact John Glisson at (813) 792-8805 or [email protected], or Bill Carr at (727) 846-7576, or [email protected]
TENNIS: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will host its second annual doubles tennis tournament on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park in Hudson. The event will begin at 8 a.m. with all different formats (men, women and co-ed) available. The tournament will be a single eight-game pro-set elimination until a best-of-three-set final. The cost is $10 per player and all proceeds will benefit the America Heart Association. For information, contact [email protected]
GOLF: The Alzheimer's Family Organization will hold its 11th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Nov. 12 Seven Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start, scramble format. Included is breakfast by IHOP, lunch by Argento's Italian Bistro, goody bags, raffles and door prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the top three teams, longest drive and closest to the pin. Full Circle Financial will also sponsor a putting contest for a chance to win $10,000. Proceeds benefit Pasco residents with Alzheimer's disease and their families. For information, call (727) 848-8888 or toll-free 1-888-496-8004.
ROLLER DERBY: The Pasco County Derby Dollz are recruiting skaters for their new team that skates at SpinNations in New Port Richey. The team meets twice a week, from 7-9 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursdays. They will have two upcoming recruitment nights, one at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Molly Malone's and another at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at Overtime Sports Bar & Grill. The team is interested in recruiting skaters, refs, nonskating officials and volunteers. For information, visit pascocountyderbydollz.com or call at (727) 483-2338.
To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at [email protected]