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Hole-in-one wins you a Buick at Wounded Warriors tournament

Golfing for charity is nothing new. Now, golfers can help out Wounded Warriors Foundation by participating in the 2008 Veterans of Foreign Wars Charity Golf Scramble Tournament on Sept. 27.

The event in 2007 raised $5,800 and the same event in January raised $4,700.

The VFW Holiday Post 10167 will sponsor the event at the River Ridge Golf Club in New Port Richey beginning at 1 p.m. Registration begins at noon and cost is $42 which includes a cart and dinner. $700 in cash prizes will be given the top three winners, closest to the pins, straight drive and putting contests. Also, a 2008 Buick will be given to the first person who makes a hole-in- one.

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

Upcoming events

Sept. 10: The Third Annual Children's Charity Golf Invitational presented by Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill will be at Southern Hills Plantation Club. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

The cost is either $320 per foursome or $90 per golfer and deadline to register is Sept. 2. For more information, contact Richard Sanvenero at (352) 263-7829.

Sept. 13: The Donna Moats Benefit Fund will host a tournament at Triple-S Golf Ranch. Registration will be 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 more information, contact Nancy Smith at (352) 567-6622.

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 more information, contact Nick Rodriguez at (727) 857-2600, ext. 244 or e-mail at 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 with 140 spaces available. For more information, contact Linda Rothenberg at (352) 688-0316 or e-mail at a1pets@tampabay.rr.com .

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, 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 more 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 towards a purchase at Coastal Cadillac-Pontiac GMS of Port Richey.

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

Oct. 22: The Hernando Oaks Women's Golf Association will host the third annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. at the Hernando Oaks Golf & Country Club, 5230 Delacroix Drive. The registration fee is $65 and includes golf and cart, buffet, contests and prizes.

The deadline is Sept. 15 and sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For information, call Marianne at (352) 796-4043 or Pat at (352) 848-0842.

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

Hole-in-one wins you a Buick at Wounded Warriors tournament 08/26/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:04pm]
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