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By JOHN C. COTEY and IZZY GOULD
Published May 10, 2007


Baseball camp

Pasco baseball will hold a camp for players ages 7-14 this summer at the school's baseball field. There are two sessions: June 18-21 and June 25-28, both from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

The cost is $60 per session, or $90 for both sessions, and includes a camp T-shirt and daily snacks and drinks. For more information, call 813 714-0404.

Junior golf

Local golf pro Jan Johnson will hold her annual junior golf academy beginning May 28 and running through Aug. 15 at the Golden Run Ranch in Hudson.

Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesdays each week. Range sessions will be held on Monday evenings from 6-7 p.m. and the golf course play days will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.

The schedule includes 12 range and 11 course meetings. A maximum of six juniors ages 9-17 will be accepted. The cost is $225 and includes instruction at the range and golf course, range balls and golf course fees.

Golfers may bring an experienced friend for a play day. The play day guest fee is $20.

For more information, call Johnson at (727) 856-5585.

Hokie Open

The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will hold its 10th annual Hokie Open on June 1 at the Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity.

All proceeds benefit the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund, assisting the families of victims as well as others who were injured, while memorializing all those who lost their lives on April 16.

The tournament will be four-person Captain's Choice. Tee time is 1 p.m. with a shotgun start. The cost for a four-person team is $400, corporate team $550 and individual $100.

The corporate package includes a four-player team and hole sponsorship sign. All fees include range balls and dinner.

For information on playing in or sponsoring the tournament, contact Kevin McWilliams at (813) 273-8509, (727) 207-3806 or by e-mail at kevin_mcwilliams@ml.com.

Gulf tournament

The Gulf High athletic department is holding its annual golf scramble June 3 at 1 p.m. at the Fox Hollow Golf Club. The cost is $75 per player, which includes golf, cart, door prizes and dinner after play at Windows on the Green.

Hole sponsorships are available for $100. Proceeds benefit the athletic department. Contact Paul Girardi at (727) 774-3339 or Jerry Young at (727) 774-3375.

E-mail upcoming events to cotey@sptimes.com or igould@sptimes.com.