Planning for the 2011 Brooksville Cycling Classic, scheduled for Oct. 15 and 16, is under way, and the next meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.
The committee will discuss the downtown festivities scheduled for Oct. 15 as well as the road race throughout the county on Oct. 16. Tim Molyneaux, race operator from Top View Sports, will be on hand to answer questions.
Refreshments will be available. The committee hopes to have representatives from all city, county and volunteer groups.
For information, call Laura DeWitt at (352) 585-3805.
ALZHEIMER'S CHARITY GOLF: The Alzheimer's Family Organization, which serves Hernando, Pasco, Citrus and other counties on the Suncoast, will have its 11th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Nov. 12 at Seven Springs Country Club in New Port Richey.
Registration is scheduled for 6:30 a.m.; breakfast will be provided by IHOP. The shotgun start is set for 8 a.m., with lunch provided by Argento's Italian Bistro at the conclusion of play. There will be 18 holes of golf, with a four-person scramble format.
There will be awards for the top three teams, as well additional prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and a hole-in-one (a car provided by Ed Morse Auto Plaza). Full Circle Financial is sponsoring a putting contest, with a chance to win $10,000.
The registration fee is $80 per player. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
For information, call Kathy Montero at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free 1-888-496-8004.
REALTORS GOLF OUTING: The Hernando County Association of Realtors is sponsoring a golf outing Sept. 17 at Seven Hills Golf Club in Spring Hill.
The event will include golf and chances to win money and other prizes. The entry fee is $40 per golfer. The cost includes a cart, greens fees, lunch and other activities.
For information, call Barbara Hahn at (352) 279-2279 or John Sullivan at (352) 428-1383. Interested parties can also stop by the Realtors office at 7321 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville.
KIWANIS GOLF: Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville will host the sixth annual Kiwanis of Spring Hill Children Charity Golf Invitational on Sept. 28.
Proceeds will benefit the First Tee of Brooksville. The First Tee organization strives to make a positive impact on the lives of young people through the game of golf.
Registration is scheduled for 11 a.m., when refreshments will be served. The shotgun start is set for 1 p.m., with a buffet dinner, awards ceremony and silent auction at the conclusion of play.
The registration fee is $110 per player or $400 per foursome. The deadline is Sept. 16.
For information, call Dennis McKenna at (352) 584-7023, ext. 25, or visit springhillkiwanis.org.
DISC GOLF CLUB LUAU: The Nature Coast Disc Golf Club will have a Labor Day Luau at Floral Park in Floral City from Sept. 2 to 4.
There will be a disc golf tournament for amateurs and pros, sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association (C-tier) — two rounds of 20 holes for all participants.
Limited to 100 players, there will be five divisions. The fees are $25 for juniors, $30 for recreational players, $35 for intermediate players, $40 for advanced, and $45 for professionals. Online registration is available at iregisteredonline.com.
Pairings will be drawn Sept. 2 after sign-ins; tee-off will be at 4 p.m. On Sept. 3, check-in will be at 8 a.m. with tee-off at 9:30 a.m. The festivities wrap up Sept. 4 with special events and the PDGA Super Class at 9:30 a.m.
For information, call Duane Laudermilch at (352) 263-4475 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING HILL DIXIE SOFTBALL: Spring Hill Dixie Softball will have registration for the fall season at Anderson Snow Park in the coming weeks.
League officials and volunteers will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 3 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Player evaluations will be Sept. 6. Registration can also take place at that time for an additional $10 late fee.
The fee is $75 per player, ages 9 to 18. Ages 8 and under cost $65 unless the player is moving up from the Darlings division.
For information, call Glenn Primavera at (352) 442-1957 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
MEN'S SOFTBALL: The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will begin a men's softball league the first week in September.
Registration is currently open to men ages 18 and up. The fee is $569 per team ($335 sponsor's fee and $234 players' fee) for a 14-game schedule.
Games will be played at Anderson Snow Park and Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill. All games are played on Friday nights starting at 6:30 p.m.
For information, call Harry Johnson at (352) 540-6356.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES GOLF: Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks will host the seventh annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament on Oct. 28.
The event will benefit the building of the Arnold Andrews Northern Counties Service Center, which will serve the residents of Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.
Registration is scheduled for 7 a.m., when coffee and doughnuts will be served. The shotgun start is set for 8 a.m., with a buffet lunch at the conclusion of play.
There will be prizes awarded for hole-in-ones, including a 2011 Buick-GMC courtesy of Rick Matthews, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle courtesy of Crystal River Harley-Davidson and a golf cart courtesy of Country Club Cars of Brooksville.
The registration fee is $60 per player. Sponsorship opportunities are available until Oct. 20.
For information, call Abby Evert at (352) 686-9897, ext. 25.
SENIOR SOFTBALL: The West Hernando Softball Club for Seniors League is looking for new members for the season that starts in September.
The league is open to players 55 and older. Games are played on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.
For information, call Tony Passanesi at (352) 686-6812.
MORE SENIOR SOFTBALL: The Senior Softball Invitational League will start its season in September and is looking for new players.
The league meets at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.
The fee is $60 for approximately 40 games, and a player must be 50 or older.
For information, call Sal Ficarra at (352) 688-1605.
UMPIRE CLINICS: The Hernando-Sumter Umpires Association's final baseball/softball umpires clinic will be Sunday at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex in Spring Hill.
The clinics are designed to train anyone who wants to become an umpire, and the sessions also can help seasoned umpires improve. The sessions are open to men and women age 16 and older.
Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m., with the clinic starting at 1 p.m. There is a $20 charge for each participant, and everyone will receive a Major League Baseball rule book, along with other handouts.
Visit hernandosumterumpire.com to register. For information, call (352) 593-6998 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Derek J. LaRiviere at email@example.com or (352) 584-6337.