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Inaugural Thanks Troops Golf Tournament in Land O'Lakes will benefit combat-wounded veterans

Plantation Palms Golf Club in Land O'Lakes is hosting the inaugural Thanks Troops Golf Tournament on Sept. 11 with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m.

Sponsored by Thompson and Co. Inc. and with the help of Thanks Troops and Tee It Up For The Troops, the cost is $125 per golfer and proceeds will benefit combat-wounded veterans. The event is a four-person scramble and there will a presentation of the colors.

For more information, contact Bill Gilkes at (727) 560-1120 or e-mail at wgilksjr@aol.com.

LITTLE BUDDIES: City of Brooksville Recreation Department is holding registration for its Little Buddies The First Tee golf program for children ages 5 to 10.

The program is geared toward beginners and is Thursdays, starting Sept. 10 until Oct. 29.

Sessions are 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville.

The registration fee is $60 which includes T-shirt.

For more information, call (352) 540-3835.

LEAGUE: The Links Golf Club in Hudson hosts its Saturday Shoot Out every week with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and golfers at any skill level are welcome.

For more information, call (727) 868-1091.

ANOTHER LEAGUE: The Oak Hills Golf Course in Spring Hill has formed a nine-hole Ladies League that will operate this summer and winter.

The league will be run by Barbara Dohm, with summer tee times at 8:46 a.m. every Monday and winter tee times at 2 p.m. every Monday. Dohm asks that golfers arrive at least 20 minutes before teeing off.

Membership dues will be announced later. Signups are available at the course.

For more information, call Dohm at (352) 596-9930 or Oak Hills at (352) 683-6830.

YET ANOTHER LEAGUE: The Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville will host a Twilight Summer Golf League every Tuesday. The cost is $10 per play and tee time is at 5:30 p.m.

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

Upcoming events

Saturday: Meadow Oaks Golf and Country Club is hosting the inaugural Big Dawg Couples Tournament at 1:04 p.m.

This is a two-person tournament for coed teams. The cost is $50 per team; holes 1-6 will be best ball, holes 7-12 will be a two-person scramble and holes 13-18 will be alternate shot. Men will play from the gold tees and women from the reds. Prize money will be awarded to the top four teams.

For more information, call Steve Pitts at (727) 856-2878 or (727) 967-1019.

Sept. 26: Hernando Oaks Golf Club is hosting the Love Your Neighbor Golf Fundraiser with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $70 and there will be prizes for the top three finishes as well as longest drive and closest to the pin. Proceeds will benefit LYN, which is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to those in poverty.

For more information, contact Bob Schlereth @ 352-279-1034 or Karl Wolf @ 352-442-2940.

Oct. 21: The Hernando Oaks Woman's Golf Association will host its Fourth Annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. at the Hernando Oaks Golf and Country Club in Brooksville.

Registration is $65 per golfer and includes lunch, contests and prizes. All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

For more information, call (352) 796-4043 or (352) 345-4251.

Nov. 7: The Alzheimer's Family Organization is hosting its Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Beacon Woods Golf Club in Bayonet Point.

Registration is 6 a.m. with a shotgun start at 7:30. The event will be a foursome scramble/best ball format and cost is $75 per person. There will be contests, including a putting contest for a chance to win $10,000.

Proceeds will benefit individuals with Alzheimer's and their families in Pasco County.

For more information, call (727) 848-8888.

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

Inaugural Thanks Troops Golf Tournament in Land O'Lakes will benefit combat-wounded veterans 08/25/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 2:21pm]
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