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Catholic Charities benefit golf tournament in Hernando set for Oct. 30

Catholic Charities will have its fifth-annual golf tournament Oct. 30 at the Dunes Golf Club at Seville, north of Weeki Wachee.

The event will benefit the building of the Arnold Andrews Northern Counties Service Center to serve Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.

Registration will be at 11 a.m., a buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. For a hole-in-one, participants can win a Harley-Davidson "Street Bob" courtesy of Harley-Davidson of Crystal River, a new golf cart courtesy of Country Club Cars, a Mazda 6 courtesy of Ed Morse Auto Plaza or a one-year membership at the Dunes.

There also will be games, prizes and a Chinese auction. Cost per player is $60. Registration and sponsorships opportunities are available until Monday. For information, call (352) 686-9897 ext. 25.

PERFECT GAME: Joe Correa, who is tied for Hernando County's third-highest scratch series, tossed a perfect game Monday at Mariner Lanes in the Coca-Cola Classic League.

The 300 game was Correa's fourth this decade — his first since he threw an 855 series at Spring Hill Lanes on Aug. 23, 2006. Correa had a 219 average in the Monday Singles League this past summer at Mariner.

GOLF LEAGUE: The Quarry Golf Course, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., Brooksville, is getting ready to begin its annual Belles & Beaus League.

Starting Nov. 18, the league will be from 8:45 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays. Dues for the league are $10 per week for club members and $20 per week for nonmembers. The dues include 18 holes of golf with a cart, lunch, a drink and weekly prizes. There will also be a $2 raffle drawing. The format is a blind draw scramble.

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

TOYS FOR TOTS GOLF: Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville will sponsor a golf tournament Nov. 14 to benefit the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program and Marine Corps League Detachment 708.

Toys for Tots provide toys each holiday season to needy children in the community. The event will be a scramble format with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.; dinner will immediately follow. The cost is $75 per person. Prizes and special awards will be presented.

For information, call Toys for Tots coordinator Linda Rothenberg at (352) 688-0316 or send e-mail to a1pets@tampabay.rr.com. Make checks or money orders payable to Hernando Toys for Tots and mail to 1421 Exotic Ave., Spring Hill, FL 34609.

TAE KWON DO LESSONS: The Hernando County Recreation Department is also providing tae kwon do lessons for ages 6 and older.

There are three class times available. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, classes will be at Delta Woods Park at 3400 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. Other classes will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Deltona Elementary School, 2055 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays at Kennedy Park at 895 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville.

The first lesson is free. The first month is $30, and additional months are $45. The instructor is master Sam Kinard, certified by the U.S. National Taekwondo Federation and World Taekwondo Federation.

For information, call Penny Oliver at (352) 754-4031 or visit www.hernandocounty.us/parks_rec.

NATURE COAST GOLF FUNDRAISER: The Nature Coast Technical High School boys basketball team is hosting a golf fundraiser Oct. 31 at the Links Golf Club in Hudson.

The Hooters Halloween 4-Man Scramble Golf Tournament will help raise funds for the 2009-10 season. Fees are $40 per golfer or $160 per foursome. The fee includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, range balls and various Hooters gift cards and merchandise. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams, and there will be a prize for best costume.

For information, call Nature Coast coach Dave Picarsik at (727) 385-2194.

ROTARY GOLF FUNDRAISER: The Rotary Club of Brooksville is holding its 32nd-annual charity golf tournament Dec. 9 at Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive, Brooksville.

The cost is $75 per golfer. Sponsorships are also available for $75. All proceeds go to the Brooksville Rotary Club's charitable activities.

For information, call Jerry Sheffield at (352) 799-2265 or Brooksville Rotary Club at (352) 796-1143.

FISHING TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP: The Hogan Law Firm Charity Fishing Tournament to benefit HPH Hospice is looking for sponsors.

Last year's inaugural event had more than 50 anglers and raised more than $13,000 for hospice. The tournament casts off April 24 from Bayport. A dinner and awards ceremony will be at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park after the tournament.

For information, send e-mail to Debbie Hogan at debbie@hoganlawfirm.com or to Jennifer Rey at jennifer@hoganlawfirm.com, or call (352) 799-8423.

To notify us of community sports achievements or upcoming events, Derek J. LaRiviere can be reached at derekjlariviere@gmail.com or (352) 584-6337.

Catholic Charities benefit golf tournament in Hernando set for Oct. 30 10/21/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:59pm]

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