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Remington Walls Golf Tournament benefits boy who is allergic to all food

Northdale Golf and Country Club in North Tampa will host the annual Remington Walls Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. April 4 to benefit the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders.

Specifically, all money raised at the event will benefit Remington Walls, a 9-year-old boy who is allergic to all foods and can tolerate only liquid nourishment. He suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, which is an inflammatory condition in which the wall of the esophagus becomes filled with large numbers of leukocytes, or white blood cells. The only treatment for this disease is total food avoidance.

Cost is $240 per foursome or $70 for individual registration, which includes greens fee, range balls and a buffet.

For more information or to make a donation, call Stephanie Walls at (813) 997-2151. For more information on APFED, visit www.apfed.org.

LEAGUE: The Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville will host the Belles and Beaus Golf League every Wednesday until April 29. The weekly event will run from 8:45 a.m. till noon and the cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers, which includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, drink and weekly prizes.

For more information, call Christi Adams at (352) 544-5485.

Upcoming events

Saturday: The Executive Women's Golf Association Tampa Bay Chapter will host its Spring Swing at Crescent Oaks Golf and Country Club.

The cost is $80 with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start or a clinic for beginner golfers and lunch.

For more information or to register, contact the EWGA offices at (813) 453.5899 or ewgatampabay@yahoo.com.

Monday: Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity will host the inaugural Military Muster Charity Golf Tournament, which will team up current or former members of the branches of the military and let them play against each other.

The event will begin with a noon shotgun start. Organizers are hoping for a Coast Guard helicopter flyover with a landing on the driving range at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $125 per golfer. Proceeds will go to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 78, which is the New Port Richey chapter of the organization whose sole purpose is to build better lives for disabled veterans and their families.

For more information, call (727) 376-6333.

March 27: Saint Leo University will host the third annual Green and Gold Classic at Plantation Palms Golf Club in Land O'Lakes.

The event is a four-person scramble format. The cost is $75 per golfer, and there will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

For more information, call Vicki Fredrickson at (352) 588-8221 or e-mail vicki.fredrickson @saintleo.edu.

March 27: The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will host the Chasco Fiesta Golf Tournament at Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs with an 11:30 a.m. registration start.

For more information, call Tina Shelton at (727) 842-7651 or e-mail tina@westpasco.com.

APRIL 18: Gulfside Regional Hospice is will host its annual Golf Classic at the Groves Golf and Country Club in Land O'Lakes.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. The tournament is a scramble format, and prizes will be awarded.

The cost is $75 for individuals and $300 per foursome. There will also be skill contests, a silent auction and a $10,000 hole-in-one prize.

Proceeds benefit Gulfside Regional Hospice to help patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.

For more information or to register, call Jennifer Kirkland at (727) 845-5707.

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

Remington Walls Golf Tournament benefits boy who is allergic to all food 03/17/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 6:29pm]
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