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Around & about
By Times Staff Writer
Published December 5, 2007
Today only: The Callaway Tour Fit Van will be at Fox Hollow Golf Club today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The van is the same one used at PGA Tour events and the staff can fit a person for clubs and make them right there while the customer waits. The van also will have the latest launch monitors and fitting equipment. Call the pro shop at 727 376-6333 for information or drop by Fox Hollow to find out if there are openings.
League play: Charlie Beckett, Bob Leach and John Clarke were the winning team of the Belles & Beaus league with a score of 53.
Linda Bigelow was the closest to the pin on No. 5 and Gordon Bigelow was the closest to the pin on No. 3
The league is held every Wednesday from 8:45 a.m. to noon at Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers, which includes lunch, prizes, 18 holes of golf with a cart in the scramble format-blind draw league. Call (352) 544-5485 for information.
Open Scramble: The Sea Pines Golf Club holds an open scramble Monday, Wednesday and Sundays. Teams are set according to skill level and players of all abilities are encouraged to play. The scramble starts at 9:30 a.m. during the weekdays and 8:30 a.m.
$71,000 RAISED: The David Reutimann charity golf tournament at Silverado Golf and Country Club in Zephyrhills raised more than $71,000 for All Children's Hospital.
Dec. 8: A golf tournament to support the Lutz Leaguerettes softball program will be held Dec. 8 at Heritage Harbor on Lutz-Lake Fern Road. There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $75 per golfer and includes golf, lunch, range balls, contests, raffles, drinks, awards and hors d'oeuvres. Visit www.LutzLeaguerettes.com or call (813) 269-4372 for information.
Dec. 10: The First Tee of Brooksville and the Major League Players Association will host a Swing with the Legends charity golf tournament at Brooksville Country Club.
Cost is $300 per golfer and $1,000 per foursome.
Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. For information, contact Mike Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 544-5495.
Jan. 12: The Saint Leo University baseball program will host its annual golf tournament at Cheval Golf & Country Club in Lutz on Jan. 12. The event, which raises money for the SLU Baseball program, will feature a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start.
The cost of the four-man scramble event is $150 per person or $600 per team entry. Fee includes the 18-hole tournament, beverages, a post-tournament dinner, goody bag and prizes.
There also will be contests on the course, including longest drive, closest to the pin and hole-in-one competitions.
Hole sponsorships are available for $100 and those companies wanting to add a foursome to their hole sponsorship can do so for $675.
Registration forms and payment must be received by Jan. 5 and are available at www.SaintLeoLions.com or in the baseball office.
For information, contact Dave Garcia at (813) 777-3762 or Ricky Ware at (352) 588-8227.