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Barry takes out an ace

Spring Hill's Hal Barry, 60, started a big Labor Day weekend of golf on Aug. 31 when he used a 7-iron to hit a hole-in-one on the 136-yard 17th at Rivard Golf and Country Club.

His first ace was witnessed by Don DeBoer, Everet Jones and Lou Rockel.

OAK HILLS: Barry's fun weekend continued Friday when he teamed with John Maroni, Vern Hampton and Bob Waddey to fire a cumulative 7-under and win the weekly scramble at Oak Hills.

The team of Karl Roberts, Herb Streicher, Tom Haag and Zig Zagas finished second at 6-under.

GOLIATH EFFORT: Joe David shot a personal-best 66 on Monday at Brooksville Golf & Country Club.

HERNANDO LADIES: Liz Gee topped the first flight with a 44 on Tuesday in the Heather Ladies Golf League weekly scarmble.

Jan LeVasseur and Marilyn Bunzel (45) were second, followed by Peg Lilly (46).

Anita Rotsch (45) won the second flight, ahead of Barbara Radike (50), Marion Hutchinson and Mary Porter (53).

Cathy Gritmon (52) took the third flight, beating Stella Lamb and Kathy MacArthur (55) and Phyllis Westphall (57).

The team of Dolores Dini, Faye Dunn, Janet Gilbert and Joyce Johns shot a 116 on Aug. 28 to win the first flight of the best balls of four-person team competition at Rainbow Springs.

Pat Doerr, Valeria Harris, Marion Randall and Freddie Worley were second with 118.

The team of Blanche Buono, Diana DiVita, CindyLaPorte and Sharon Norris was third with a 124. Sandi Duart, Claudine Eaton, Charlotte Hecht and Barbara Warren were fourth with a 126.

LABOR DAY SCRAMBLE: Ernie Bottomley, Marian Jacobs, Peter Cuccio and Sophie Szajna joined forces to win the Heather Labor Day Scarmble on Tuesday.

The team of Larry and Marion Hutchinson and Rose and Elmore Hinson was second.

Lloyd and Peg Hindle, Bud Ray, Dorothy Brooks were third.Tom and Carole Taylor and Les and Jenny Horton were fourth.

HEATHER MEN: Maurice Hernandez fired a 30 on Wednesday to win the Heather Men's Golf League low net competition.

Andy Megna, Lyle Short and Dick Weichman (34) were second.

Merle LeVasseur (29) won the second flight, ahead of Elmore Hinson (30), Dennis Buck, Jim Foley and Emil Wodka (31).

Don Murray (29) took the third flight, ahead of Dayton Roggow (31), Harold Snyder, Art Cipriano and Everett Meagher (33).

BEAR DOWN: A golf scramble to benefit Central High School's football and basketball programs is scheduled for Sept. 30 at Magnolia Valley Golf Club in New Port Richey. A shotgun start for the four-person scramble is at 1 p.m., followed by a dinner.

To register or sponsor a hole, call (352) 597-0395 or (352) 797-7020.

WHAT A REC: The Hernando County Department of Parks and Recreation will conduct golf clinics for beginners, juniors and adults this fall at County Line Driving Range in Spring Hill.

The $40 courses will have a maximum of 10 students each and will address the short game, irons and driver/fairway play in four consecutive weekly, one-hour sessions.

PGA Apprentice Daniel Carriveau will instruct. For more information, contact recreation specialist Christie Williams, (352) 754-4031.