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Golf tournaments popping up like spring flowers

The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will host the Chasco Fiesta Golf Tournament on Friday at Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs with an 11: 30 a.m. registration start.

The format is a four-person scramble and cost per player is $100 which includes lunch, green fees, cart fees, dinner and prizes. This golf tournament is part of the Chasco Fiesta, an 11-day celebration in New Port Richey that features events such as kayaking, a parade and a triathlon.

For more info, contact Tina Shelton at (727) 842-7651 or e-mail

LEAGUE: The Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville will host the Belles and Beaus Golf League every Wednesday until April 29. The weekly event will run 8:45 a.m. till noon and cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers, which includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, drink and weekly prizes. For more info, contact Christi Adams at (352) 544-5485.

Upcoming events

Friday: Saint Leo University will host the Third Annual Green and Gold Classic at Plantation Palms Golf Club in Land O'Lakes.

The event is a four-person scramble format. The cost is $75 per golfer, and there will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

For more info, contact Vicki Fredrickson at (352) 588-8221 or e-mail

APRIL 4: Northdale Golf and Country Club in North Tampa will host the Annual Remington Walls Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. to benefit American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders.

Specifically, all monies raised at the event will benefit Remington Walls, a nine-year-old boy who is allergic to all foods and only able to get liquid nourishment. He suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, which is an inflammatory condition in which the wall of the esophagus becomes filled with large numbers of leukocyte, or white blood cells. The only treatment for this disease is total food avoidance.

Cost is $240 per foursome or $70 for individual registration, which includes greens fee, range balls and a buffet.

For more info or to make a donation, contact Stephanie Walls at (813) 997-2151. For more info on APFED, visit

APRIL 16: The Men's and Women's Silverthorn Golf Associations will host their 12th annual tournament at Silverthorn Country Club in Spring Hill with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is $45 for Silverthorn members and $80 for nonmembers. The tournament format is a foursome, best ball, while golfers have chances at prizes, such a $1 million putting challenge and a $5,000 hole-in-one contest. Nonparticpants in the tournament are welcome to the putting contest. Proceeds from this event will benefit Silverthorn's pledge to name a lanai (or roofed patio) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice's new Hospice Care Center in Brooksville.

For more info, contact tournament co-chairperson Bobbie Joseph at (352) 797-0846.

APRIL 18: Gulfside Regional Hospice is will host its annual Golf Classic at the Groves Golf and Country Club in Land O'Lakes.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. The tournament is a scramble-format, and prizes will be awarded. The cost is $75 for individuals and $300 per foursome. There also will be skill contests, silent auction and a $10,000 hole-in-one prize.

Proceeds benefit Gulfside Regional Hospice to help Pasco County patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.

For more info or to register, call Jennifer Kirkland at (727) 845-5707.

APRIL 20: Quail Ridge Golf Course in Spring Hill will host the Eighth Annual Redneck Golf Tournament at 10 a.m.

The event has unorthodox rules that are strictly enforced, including no collared shirts, no golf shoes allowed, golfers are allowed to wear jeans and golfers may bring up to three clubs, and must use a putter provided by the event. There will be six-golfer teams, the field is limited to 186 players and cost is $99.50 per golfer.

For more info, contact Tammy Williams at (727) 243-8293.

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Golf tournaments popping up like spring flowers 03/24/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 8:28pm]
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