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Brooksville's Dunes Golf Club marks one-year since reopening

The Dunes Golf Club in Brooksville is celebrating its one-year anniversary since reopening. The renovated Championship Golf Course, designed by Arthur Hills, will host events each week throughout the month.

This week, there will be complimentary 10-Minute Tuneup Golf Lessons 9 a.m. to noon and daily closest-to-the-pin contests. On Saturday and Sunday, the course will have U.S. Open-like standards for public players. On Sunday, there will also be a shootout for all the closest-to-the-pin winners of the month. The shootout winner will receive a one-year Dunes golf membership.

June will also be Family Golf Month at the course, so all junior golfers under 18 play free with a paying adult. Each Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, PGTAA teaching professional Steve LaFalce will offer junior golfers a complimentary video swing analysis and clinics. In addition, all active members of the military can play for free.

LEAGUE: The Oak Hills Golf Course in Spring Hill has formed a nine-hole Ladies League that will run this summer and winter.

The league will be run by Barbara Dohm, with summer tee times every Monday at 8:46 a.m. and winter tee times every Monday at 2 p.m. Dohm asks that golfers arrive at least 20 minutes before teeing off.

There will be membership dues announced later. Signups are available at the course.

For more information, call Dohm at (352) 596-9930 or Oak Hills at (352) 683-6830.

ANOTHER LEAGUE: The Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville will host a Women's Summer Golf League every Monday morning at 8:30.

The cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers, which includes a round of golf, lunch and weekly prizes.

For more information, call Christi Adams at (352) 540-3807.

JUNIOR GOLF: The Groves Golf and Country Club in Land O'Lakes has an AAU Junior Golf Club that offers two-month sessions and an inexpensive way for junior golfers to play on the course regularly and participate in tournaments.

Run by instructors Hal Yost and Jan Johnson, this golf club offers one-on-one instruction, video and swing analysis, golf etiquette clinics and additional golf equipment. The cost is $60 per session, and the club meets Tuesdays and Fridays at the Groves, where juniors work on the range and then play three holes.

For information, contact Johnson at (813) 996-0161 or Yost at (813) 949-4653 or e-mail

MORE JUNIOR GOLF: Fox Hollow Golf Club in New Port Richey has a junior program that meets every Saturday and will host five summer camps in the upcoming months.

On Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., junior golfers can learn instruction and golf etiquette for $5 per child, and starting this week, there will be camps from Monday through Thursday. The cost is $125 for members and $175 for nonmembers. The last weeklong camp starts Aug. 10 and includes lunch, a scramble and an award ceremony at the end of the week.

For more information, call (727) 376-6333.

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Brooksville's Dunes Golf Club marks one-year since reopening 06/16/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 8:58pm]
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