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Junior tournament cut short due to weather

Though the rain cut the tournament short for some, young golfers of the North Suncoast Junior Golf Association still got in some work at Southern Hills Golf Course in Brooksville.

In the 16- to 18-year-old boys advanced class, Jordan Padova of Hudson finished with 46 through 12 holes, and Megan Berube of Spring Hill finished at 55 through 12 holes. Austin Padova of Hudson finished tied at 47 through 11 holes in the 13-15 boys advanced.

However, Brooke Dalton of Hudson came in first with 45 on nine holes in the 10-18 girls intermediate level, and Scott Smith and Derek Newman, both of Spring Hill, came in at 49 and 52, respectively, through nine holes in the 13-18 boys intermediate. In the 10-12 boys intermediate, Byrce Wilson of Land O'Lakes finished first with 54, and Ben Cash of Spring Hill was second with 60. In the 8-9 boys and girls division, Joe Jackson of Brooksville edged out Dakota Montgomery of Brooksville by a stroke, 34-35.

SCRAMBLE: Meadow Oaks Golf and Country Club held a two-day scramble, starting on the Fourth of July, with the four-player teams posting some good scores.

Ron Cappillino, Keith Bodine, Al King and Helen Saxon came in first Friday at 12 under. On Saturday, two teams tied at 15 under. One team included Tom Eannel, Larry Smith, Eddie Osborne and Andy Collins; the second team was John Lind, George Sunderland, Dan Gallagher and Linda Turner. The team of Kevin Addington, Al Trudeall, Phil Kupczyk and Frank Pannella finished at 14 under.

Upcoming events

Friday: Peter Hanzel, a candidate for the Pasco County School Board, is hosting a scramble golf tournament at Lexington Oaks in Wesley Chapel beginning at 1 p.m.

There will be four-person teams at $300 per team or $75 per golfer. The fee includes cart, range balls, door prizes, food and awards, including raffles. Silent auctions and casino-table games will be available after the tournament. Hole sponsorships are still available, and there will be hole-in-one contests on all par 3s.

To register, contact Hanzel at (813) 907-6614.

Aug. 17: The Wesley Chapel High School Football Boosters host the second annual Wildcat Football Boosters Golf Tournament at the Silverado Golf and Country Club in Zephyrhills.

There will be a noon shotgun start. Hole sponsorships are available for $100 and include a sign on a tee box. Individual golfers can participate for $75, and a foursome costs $250. All proceeds benefit the Wesley Chapel High football team. Contact Jon Fisher at (813) 760-4681.

Oct. 3: The 14th annual Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Golf Tournament will be at Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville and will be called the "Swing for Charity" tournament.

Proceeds from the 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 at 1-800-432-7811, ext. 5494, to receive registration and sponsorship information.

Submit upcoming events, scores and other golf info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Junior tournament cut short due to weather 07/15/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 5:42pm]
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