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Hudson poker tourney aids Big Brothers, Big Sisters

The Indoor Golf Center in Hudson and the Pasco Poker Players are hosting the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament on May 18 at the Indoor Golf Center with proceeds benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Pasco Poker Players will have tables, professional dealers, prizes and other promotional gifts provided by To You Golf Instruction and BB Magee's Town Tavern.

There is a 100 person limit and $100 advance registration at the Golf Center. The goal is to raise $2,500 and there will be first, second and third place golf prizes valued at more than $2,000, $1,000 and $500, respectively from Callaway, Mizuno, Nike and TaylorMade golf products. For more info, contact Steve LaFalce at (727) 233-1669.

THURSDAY: The 2008 Hernando County Bar Association Annual Golf Scramble is coming to Brooksville Country Club. The event will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start; the cost is $75 per golfer, $200 per foursome, or $200 ($100 if you play) hole sponsorship.

There also will be longest drive and closest to the pin contests and the top three foursomes will win prizes.

For more info, contact Jason Melton at (352) 666-2121 or (727) 847-2299.

Friday: The Rotary Club of Seven Springs is celebrating its 20th year by hosting the Rotary of Seven Springs Golf Classic. The foursome-scramble event will be held at Seven Springs golf course in New Port Richey with registration at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

There are four levels of sponsorship: Eagle, $500, which includes a foursome and two on-course signs; Birdie, $250, which includes two players and an on-course sign; Par, $150, which includes a player and an on-course sign; and hole, $100, which is an on-course sign.

For more info, contact J.W. Coons at (727) 514-5348 or e-mail at phlady06@hotmail.com.

May 17: Hudson American Legion Post 335 will host the Armed Forces Day Golf Tournament at Magnolia Valley Golf Club in New Port Richey. This is a foursome-scramble event with only 100 spots available that includes a closest to the pin and longest drive contest. The cost is $45 per golfer, which includes New York strip steak dinner and door prizes.

Signup sheets are available at the post, located at 11421 Osceola Drive, or call (727) 868-3445. For more info, contact Tom Bircken at (727) 271-8142.

May 17-18: Brooksville Country Club hosts its Charity Invitational through two days with a 36-hole stroke-play format that has 16 golfers per flight. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. May 17 with Round 1 starting at 8:30 and then Round 2 following on May 18 at the same time. There will be a $1,000 Cash Shootout at 4:30 p.m. on May 17 and cash prizes for the top four flights. Entry fee is $175, which includes tee gift, prizes, range balls and Saturday night dinner banquet. The deadline is Friday. For more info, call (352) 796-4848.

May 17: Pasco High School is hosting a golf tournament at Triple S Golf Ranch, located at 17751 U.S. Highway 301 in Dade City at 8 a.m. Lunch is to follow and tickets are available at McBath Activity Center at PHS. For more info, call Tammy Hunt at (352) 206-5543 or e-mail at thunt29@tampabay.rr.com.

June 1: The 12th Annual Gulf High School Alumni Golf Scramble is at Fox Hollow Golf Club. Registration begins at noon and play starts at 1.

The cost is $75 per player, which includes cart, a tee gift, door prizes and dinner at Windows on the Green. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. For more info, contact Paul Girardi or Jerry Young at (727) 774-3300 no later than May 24.

Submit info, upcoming events to mcamunas@sptimes.com.

Hudson poker tourney aids Big Brothers, Big Sisters 05/06/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 6, 2008 7:14pm]

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