Cash wins weekly junior golf association event

Ben Cash of Spring Hill roared to a first-place finish at the North Suncoast Junior Golf Association weekly event at Spruce Creek Golf and Country Club in Port Orange on July 19. Cash shot a 49 through nine holes in the 10-12 boys intermediate group.

In the boys and girls 8-9 year old division, Deven Rabeiro of Tampa shot a 36 through seven holes and Dakota Montgomery of Brooksville finished at 38. David Sheridan of Spring Hill shot a 51 in the 13-18 boys intermediate, a tie of third.

Summer Moser of Lutz finished tied for first with a 44, and Kae Elliott of Brooksville shot a 46 in the 10-18 girls intermediate. In the 13-15 boys advanced, Cody Montgomery of Brooksville shot a 78 for a third-place finish.

In the 16-18 boys advanced, Weston Parrish of Land O'Lakes finished with an 18-hole 73 to nab first place, and Lauren Shuford of Brooksville came in second with a 77 in the 10-18 girls advanced division.

RESULTS: The Inaugural Monty Farrell Golf Tournament was held June 28 at Oak Hills Golf Course in Spring Hill, with the proceeds going to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. More than 84 golfers and 20 friends from Oak Hill Hospital, Bayonet Pointe Hospital and the community participated.

Rob Bemiff, Keeley Foley, Michael Espeseth and George Rosicky, a team sponsored by Water's Edge Fine Dining Restaurant, finished in first place.

Camp: Brooksville Golf and Country Club will host a junior golf camp Aug. 4-8 from 8-10 a.m. The cost is $150 and campers will learn fundamentals from Vince Buelk, the club's director of golf. There are only three spots left available in the 10 person class. For more info, contact Buelk at (352) 796-8879.

Upcoming events

Aug. 17: The Wesley Chapel High School Football Boosters host the second annual Wildcat Football Boosters Golf Tournament at the Silverado Golf and Country Club in Zephyrhills.

There will be a noon shotgun start. Hole sponsorships are available for $100 and include a sign on a tee box. Individual golfers can participate for $75, and a foursome costs $250. All proceeds benefit the Wesley Chapel High football team. Contact Jon Fisher at (813) 760-4681.

Aug 24: The Land O'Lakes High School football and basketball teams are hosting a golf tournament at Plantation Palms Golf Course, at 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd. Players can preregister now for $75 or for $80 the day of the tournament starting at 12:30 p.m. There will be a a 1:30 shotgun start and dinner and awards following the event. Proceeds from the event benefit the high school's teams.

For more information, contact coach John Benedetto at (813) 852-1312 or Dave Puhalski at (813) 962-3364.

Oct. 3: The 14th annual Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Golf Tournament will be at Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville.

Proceeds from the "Swing for Charity" tournament will go to the United Way of Pasco.

The tournament will have foursomes and is set for a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Corporate sponsorships are available, with levels including foursome fees, hole sponsors, refreshments, lunch, dinner and prizes.

Contact Kurt Conover at (727) 869-5494 or call toll-free at 1-800-432-7811, ext. 5494, to receive registration and sponsorship information.

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

Cash wins weekly junior golf association event 07/29/08 [Last modified: Thursday, July 31, 2008 11:12am]

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