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Q-school conditions at chamber's holiday golf tournament

Southern Hills Plantation Golf Club in Brooksville will host the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's annual holiday tournament Dec. 1.

The event will feature PGA qualifying school conditions. Registration for the tournament begins at 7:30 a.m., with an accompanying continental breakfast. The shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m.

Cost for entry is $400 per four-player team. Hole sponsorships are also available. For those who wish to play as well as sponsor a hole, the package for both is $450. Individual hole sponsorships are $100. The entry fee includes golf, cart and lunch. There will be an auction immediately after play.

For information, call the chamber of commerce at (352) 796-0697 or visit hernando chamber.com.

TOYS FOR TOTS GOLF: Marine Corps League 708 is sponsoring the Toys for Tots Golf Tournament at the Dunes Golf Club, north of Weeki Wachee, on Nov. 30.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $65 per person, including golf, cart and lunch. Hole sponsorships are available for $50. All proceeds will go to Toys for Tots of Hernando County, which provides Christmas gifts to needy children.

For information, call Debbie Forbes at (352) 200-5548.

RIDE UNITED BIKE RUN: The United Way of Hernando County is sponsoring the Ride United Bike Run for Early Literacy at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19.

The event will start and finish in the parking lot of United Way headquarters at 4030 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. The registration fee is $20, with T-shirts going to the first 50 who sign up. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the run.

In addition to the run, there will be a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and giveaways, entertainment and special guests. Food and beverages will be available. Those who register before 9:30 a.m. will receive an additional chance for a door prize.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. All donations of canned goods will go to Hernando County food pantries.

For information, call (352) 688-2026 or visit unitedway hernando.net.

NATURE COAST DISC GOLF: The Nature Coast Disc Golf Club has weekly events.

At 10 a.m. each Sunday at Floral Park in Floral City, players compete in a 19-hole handicap round. Members also gather at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville at 3 p.m. each Saturday.

For information, call club president Buz Ryalls-Clephane at (352) 584-5078 or club treasurer Brandi Laudermilch at (352) 263-4475. The club can also be reached by e-mail at naturecoastdiscgolfclub@hotmail.com.

FIRST TEE GOLF: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department is preparing to host another session of First Tee Golf for children looking to learn how to get onto the links.

The First Tee Golf/Life Skills is for youth ages 7 to 17 and starts Monday. The instructors teach the First Tee Nine Core Values through the game of golf. Students have the opportunity to work on basic life and golf skills, including putting, chipping, driving and golf course etiquette. The sessions will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays at the Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville.

For information, call Mike Groff at (352) 540-3835.

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 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. The tournament is 18 holes 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 available.

For information, call Kathy Montero at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free, 1-888-496-8004.

Contact Derek J. LaRiviere at derekjlariviere@gmail.com or (352) 584-6337.

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