CARES Tampa Bay amateur golf championship is July 18-19

Fox Hollow Golf Club in New Port Richey will host the CARES Tampa Bay Amateur Championship on July 18-19 for a 120-player field of male amateurs.

Golfers will be flighted according to USGA handicaps, and the entry fee is $150, which includes two tournament rounds, prizes and range balls.

CARES stands for Community Aging and Retirement Services, which promotes quality of life and independence for adults and seniors through health, social, and supportive services, helping elders age with dignity.

For more information, call Matt Coté at (727) 376-6333 or toll-free at 1-800-943-1902.

HOLE-IN-ONE: On June 6, Jim Millsaps bagged his first hole-in-one at Oak Hill County Club in Spring Hill. Millsaps holed the No. 4, par 3 hole at 152 yards using his Adams 7-iron.

JUNIOR CAMP: Magnolia Valley Golf Club in New Port Richey has a junior golf camp that runs through the summer.

The camp is Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $85 for the week.

For more information, call (727) 847-2342.

JUNIOR GOLF: Fox Hollow Golf Club also 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, $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.

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 at 8:46 a.m. every Monday and winter tee times at 2 p.m. every Monday. Dohm asks that golfers arrive at least 20 minutes before teeing off.

Membership dues will be 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 at 8:30 a.m.

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

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

Submit upcoming events, registrations, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

CARES Tampa Bay amateur golf championship is July 18-19 06/30/09 [Last modified: Thursday, July 9, 2009 6:21pm]

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