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Golf tournament benefits victim of domestic shooting

The Donna Moats Benefit Fund will host a tournament at Triple-S Golf Ranch on Saturday. Registration is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9. Cost is $200 per foursome, which includes a dinner after the event.

Separate donations are being accepted for the fund to help the recovery of Moats, a victim of a July 1 domestic shooting. For information, call Nancy Smith at (352) 567-6622.

Upcoming events

Sept. 20: Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School will host its annual golf outing at Beacon Woods Golf Course with proceeds benefiting the Hurricanes' golf programs. The scramble-format tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $75 per player, which includes cart, beverages, contests, prizes and lunch. For information, contact Nick Rodriguez at (727) 857-2600, ext. 244, or nrodriguez@bmchs.com.

Sept. 20: Marine League Detachment 708 is holding a tournament at Seven Hills Golf Club to raise money for Toys for Tots. All proceeds will go to the Hernando County Toys for Tots program.

Cost is $50 per player in a foursome scramble event, which begins at 7 a.m. Individual golfers are welcome; 140 spaces are available. For information, call Linda Rothenberg at (352) 688-0316 or e-mail a1pets@ tampabay.rr.com .

Sept. 20: The Hernando County Philippine-American Association will hold its inaugural tournament at Beacon Woods Golf Course with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person and there will be foursomes playing in best-ball format.

For information, call Liberato Chu at (727) 858-4383 or Alrey Piparo at (352) 592-1301.

Sept. 27: The 2008 Veterans of Foreign Wars Charity Golf Scramble Tournament is being held by Wounded Warriors Foundation, an event that raised $4,700 in January.

The VFW Holiday Post 10167 will sponsor the event, which starts at 1 p.m. at the River Ridge Golf Club in New Port Richey. Registration begins at noon and cost is $42, which includes a cart and dinner.

For information, call Bob Farrell at (727) 481-3446.

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

Oct. 3: The Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs will host a shotgun start event that will benefit Pasco Pediatric Foundation. To register or for information, call (727) 480-6285 or (727) 243-7513.

Oct. 4: The Second Annual Port Richey Rotary Club Golf Tournament will be held at Beacon Woods Golf Club, with registration at 7 a.m. and the start at 8 a.m. Cost is $60, which includes food, door prizes and a hole-in-one contest to win a $20,000 gift certificate toward a purchase at Coastal Cadillac-Pontiac GMS of Port Richey.

For information, call Joe Maceda at (727) 457-7762.

Oct. 5: Lodge 2811, Sons of Italy, is sponsoring a best-ball tournament competition at River Ridge Golf Club. Sign-in is at 7:30 a.m., with a 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 and proceeds will benefit Cooley's Anemia and Cancer Research.

For information, call Nick Cirillo at (727) 862-3454.

Oct. 11: The Hudson High Boys Basketball Inaugural Golf Tournament will be at Beacon Woods Golf Club, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per golfer. For information, call Jeff Livengood at (727) 457-3956.

Oct. 11: The Forest Oaks Assisted Living Community, Spring Oaks Assisted Living Community and Grande Senior Living Community are hosting their second annual golf tournament benefitting the Alzheimer's Family Organization.

The event will at Heather Golf and Country Club beginning at 9 a.m. Cost is $40 per player and it's a scramble format. For information, call Mona Herreid at (352) 232-6025.

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

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