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Local youth make mark in juniors tournament

Inverness Golf and Country Club held a North Suncoast Junior Golf Association event June 23 with many local golfers performing well.

Dakota Montgomery of Brooksville finished first with a 34 in the 7-8 boys and girls division, while Ben Cash of Spring Hill and Jans Tamayo finished first (52) and tied for third (57), respectively, in the 10-12 boys intermediate.

Summer Moser of Lutz and Brooke Dalton of Hudson tied at first with a 49 in the 10-18 girls intermediate. These previous scores are over nine holes.

Megan Berube of Spring Hill was impressive, shooting a first-place 72 in the 10-18 girls advanced division, while Weston Parrish of Land O'Lakes shot a 74 for third in the 16-18 boys advanced.


The Brooksville Recreation Department will host Golf Camp 4 Kids from July 21-24 at the Quarry Golf Course.

The camp is for beginner- and intermediate-level players from 6-12 years old and costs $60, which includes lunch and a T-shirt. Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there will be aftercare available from 2-5:30 p.m. for an additional $12. Camp volunteers with golf experience are also welcome.

For more info, call (352) 544-5498.

The Links Golf Course in Hudson hosts its Summer Junior Golf Program July 14, 15, 17 and 19. The program will run 5:30-8 p.m. with a golf tournament held that Saturday, and each player will participate in a golf skills competition. The fee is $115 and the program is open to boys and girls of all age and skill levels.

For more info or to reserve a spot, call (727) 514-0985.

At the Saddlebrook Resort, the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy Junior Camp is being held through Sept. 27.

The camp includes meals, social activities and five days of instruction. Call toll-free, 1-800-729-8383, ext. 4653.

At Silverado, pro instructor Shawn Wenkman and Zephyr­hills boys golf coach Chuck Lail are holding the Silverado Junior Golf Camp on July 14-18 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 12-17.

The camp will be at Silverado Golf Course in Zephyrhills; the cost is $125 per camper. Call (813) 788-1225.

Other events

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 for $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 toll-free, at 1-800-432-7811, ext. 5494 to receive registration and sponsorship information.

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Local youth make mark in juniors tournament 07/01/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 3:21pm]
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