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By TIMES STAFF
Published October 10, 2007
Holes-in-one: Lew Compton recorded a hole-in-one on No. 12 at Beacon Woods Golf Course in September. Compton's ace marked the first hole-in-one for the course in four months, so he walked away with four months' worth of prize money. The exact amount is unknown.
League play: Joe Wheeler and Bill Black won their summer league for Oct. 1 at Silverado Golf and Country Club.
Summer leagues are continuing at Silverado on Monday and Thursday evenings. Cost is $10 per player $5 goes to the house and $5 to the prize.
Nov. 17: The Brooksville Golf and Country Club is hosting the Rock and Roll Over Cancer golf tournament. The event benefits the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Cost to play is $75 per person, which includes dinner. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start for the scramble-best ball tournament. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places.
Tee sponsors ($50), practice green sponsors ($100) and beverage cart sponsors ($100) also are available. The deadline to register is Oct. 30. Entry forms are available at Brooksville Golf and Country Club. Contact Tom Wiley at (352) 597-3333 for information.
Oct. 28: Seven Springs Golf and Country Club in New Port Richey will hold an open house from 3-6 p.m. The open house will include driving range demonstrations, putting skill tips, a tour of the Champion Par 72 course and a tour of the newly renovated Par 64 skills enhancement course. There will be raffles, giveaways and an opportunity to meet the pros. Call (727) 376-0039 for information.
Oct. 29: The 29th Annual Pasco Sheriff's Golf Classic will be held at both Lake Jovita golf courses. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 and proceeds from the tournament benefit the Pasco Sheriff's Charities Inc. Cost is $150 per person and $600 per foursome. Breakfast, an 18-hole round on one course and a catered luncheon are included in the price. Interested golfers must register by Oct. 22. Visit www.pascosheriff.comor call toll-free 1-800-854-2862, ext. 3376 for information.
Nov. 24: The David Reutimann Charity Event benefiting All Children's Hospital will be at Silverado. The third annual charity event is a four-person scramble shotgun, starting at 11 a.m. A dinner with an auction will take place at 6 p.m. on Nov. 23 at Silverado Golf and Country Club.
To sign up for this event, call (813) 788-1225 or visit Silverado.
Nov. 13: Beacon Woods Golf Course in Bayonet Point is hosting the Rally for the Cure golf tournament. Cost is $35 per player and includes lunch. The registration deadline is Nov. 1 and a field of 64 players is expected for the tournament. There will be prizes, including nearest to the hole. For information, call (727) 868-9528.
Tampa Bay area
Oct. 29: The inaugural Golf Classic will be held at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Tampa. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start and registration starts at 11 a.m. Cost to play is $250 per individual sponsor and $1,000 per corporate foursome. Hole sponsors are available for $1,000 and include entry for one foursome. Title ($5,000), Host ($3,500) and Lunch ($1,500) sponsors also are available and each includes entry for one foursome. Proceeds will go to Resource 1 Charity. The deadline to register is Oct. 19.