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Sports Digest

By Staff reports
© St. Petersburg Times
published April 7, 2002

Fundraiser to tee off for elementary school group

ODESSA -- Play golf and raise money for the Dads' Club at Northwest Elementary.

The school fundraiser tees off at 1 p.m. April 13 at the Eagles Golf & Country Club, 16101 Nine Agles Drive in Odessa.

Check-in for teams of four is noon to 12:45 p.m. Space is limited.

Donations are being accepted for door prizes. Hole sponsorships are available for $100 per hole and include a special mention in the program and on the school's Web site.

Cost for the tournament is $70 per person, $280 per foursome.

For information, call Paul Switalski at 264-5134 or Phil King at 264-2001.

Lawyers take to the links to raise scholarship green

CARROLLWOOD -- The Carrollwood Community Bar Association is registering golfers for its April 26 charity scramble golf tournament.

The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Northdale Golf and Country Club, 4417 Northdale Blvd. Play will include contests for hole in one, closest to the pin, longest drive, a raffle, silent and live auctions and an evening awards dinner.

Proceeds will benefit All Sports Community Service, a nonprofit that supplies mentors and college scholarships for students. The bar association plans to make the tournament an annual event.

Cost is $75 per golfer and sponsorships are welcome. For information, call Mike at 879-4789 or Hank at 968-1236.

Country club to host summer tennis camp

CARROLLWOOD -- The Country Club of Carrollwood is registering students for its summer tennis camp, which begins June 3.

The club offers programs for various age groups and experience levels. The tots program, 4-7 year olds, is an introduction to tennis. Juniors, ages 8-18, work on individual skills and match play. The focus in the advanced juniors program, ages 8-18, is on strategy, technical skills and competitive play.

Nine sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 2. Coach Chris Cary said a bonus of the program is the cool-down swim in the club pool at the end of the camp day.

Cost is $120 per weekly session for country club members, $150 for guests. Discounts are available for multiple children and sessions.

For information, call Chris Cary or Gary Needelman at 961-1366.

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