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South University will present Mulligans for Moffit to benefit the Moffit Cancer Center with an event at Westchase Golf Club Oct. 4 starting at 1:30 p.m. with a shotgun start. Golfers can also register to win $500 by purchasing golf balls at $5 each. A helicopter will drop the balls onto the course at the tournament and the closest to the pin wins. Check www.westchasegc.com … Ryoto Furuya, of Wesley Chapel, posted a two-round 138 to finish one stroke back in the boys 16-18 Florida Junior Golf Championship in New Smyrna Beach last week … Cheval Golf Club will host its annual United Cerebral Palsy Golf Tournament on Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. There is a 110 player limit … The City of Tampa will host its Men’s Senior Open Championship and its Women’s Amateur Championship on Oct. 26-27 at the Babe Zaharias Golf Club. It will consist of 36 holes of stroke play and amateur flights are based on the amount of entries received. Cost for senior professionals is $200, and cost for amateurs is $95. Call (813) 631-4375 … The National Amputee Golf Association will host its annual Stumps-R-Us scramble at Rocky Point Golf Club on Oct. 26. There will be an 8 a.m. shotgun start with a four-person scramble … Cambridge Christian School will host its second annual golf tournament on Jan. 11 at Westchase Golf Club. A 1 p.m. shotgun start will follow lunch. Call (813) 215-6578…The WestPark Village YMCA Express will host its eighth annual charity golf tournament at Westchase Golf Club on Nov. 1. Proceeds will benefit the YCMA’s annual giving campaign. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $125 per golfer. Call (813) 249-8510…Cheval will host its annual Men’s Golf Association Ryder Cup with the Dewsweepers meeting the Stallions on Sept. 21-22. Day One will include a 9-hole, 4-ball, and a 9-hole alternate shot format. Day Two will include a 9-hole scramble, and a 9-hole match play format…The Morning Star School will present the 29th Annual Morning Star School Golf Classic at the TPC of Tampa Bay on Oct. 24. Call (813) 935-0232 … Yoga Golf is underway at Golfers Grail and runs through November with classes on Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m., and Thursday classes at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per session or five sessions at $15 each. Call (813) 969-2100 … Heritage Springs Golf Club will team with Seven Springs Golf Club, and Timber Greens Golf Club for a mixed couples challenge at Heritage Springs on Sept. 22. It starts at noon with a shotgun start … Our Lady Queen of Peace will host its second annual Centennial Tournament on Sept. 28 with plenty of contests and a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Call (727) 484-0959 … Fox Hollow Golf Club will have its Member-Guest tournament from Oct. 25-27. It is the final “major’’ of the year at Fox Hollow … Seven Springs finished its tournament season crowning champions in several divisions. Kay Vance and Mike Hudson won the club championship; Bud Frieden and Pam Mundy won the Presidents Cup Championship. Bruce MacDonald was the SSMGA club champion, and Pam Mundy won the SSLGA championship … Crescent Oaks Golf Club will start its Kids Club season on Sept. 28 with a driver, fairway woods, and hybrid clinic. On Oct. 12, it will host a driver, chipping, and putting skills competition, and, on Oct. 26, there will be a Trick or Treat shot game. All clinics are from 2 – 3 p.m … Wentworth Golf Club will be offering a First Responder program with greens fees of $30 Mondays through Thursdays, and $35 all other times. Guests include retired military, law enforcement officers, EMT, and fire department employees … Carrollwood Country Club will present its fourth annual Melting Pot Golf Classic on Nov. 4 to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Call (813) 849-2120 … BayCare Health System will host its fourth annual Heartwalk Golf Tournament at Westchase Golf Club on Oct. 24. There is a four-person scramble format with an 8:15 a.m. shotgun start … The fifth annual Swing Into Giving Tournament to benefit Feeding America will take place on Sept. 27 with a 1 p.m. shotgun at Westchase Golf Club. There will be prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin … Fox Hollow Golf Club will host the third annual Golf for the Cure scramble on Oct. 6 with a 1:30 start. Cost is $80 and is sponsored by C-Side Sisters … Northdale Golf Club will host its fifth annual KCF Golf Tournament on Oct. 5 to benefit melanoma awareness. Proceeds go to the Capt. Billick Foundation. Format is a four-person scramble with an 8 a.m. start. Call (813) 416-0486 … The Early Childhood Council of Hillsborough County will host its first annual charity golf tournament on Oct. 28 at Hunter’s Green Golf Club. There will be a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded. Foursome entry fees are $500 after Sept. 1. Check www.ecctampabay.org … Heritage Harbor Golf Club is hosting a Hope for Mattie Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 5. All proceeds will benefit Mattingly Hope Spinner, a young girl with cerebral palsy. Mattie is 2-years-old. Golf begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Check www.hopeformattie.com for information … Lexington Oaks Golf Club will host the 28th annual Tampa East Sertoma Club Golf Classic on Oct. 4 with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Call (813) 220-4244 … Edwin Watts Golf shops are offering free video tips from more than 100 of the top teaching pros in golf. The videos will be delivered to email boxes once every week with drills and tips to use at the range. Go to wattstips.com to register and create your own account. It is a $60 value … Quail Hollow Golf Club has a Friday evening scramble every week featuring two-man/two-women teams or one-man/one woman teams starting at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person with a $4 skins game. Call (813) 333-0033 … TPC Tampa Bay is offering a Vantage Membership program where players will receive free use of all golf and clubhouse facilities for one year, practice privileges all year with complimentary range balls, and more. Call (813) 949-0090 … Quail Hollow Golf Club is offering Civil Service Appreciation Mondays with $20 greens fees. Golfers must present ID cards … Golfsmith on Dale Mabry is offering low minimums and quick turnarounds on golf ball logos, including more than 100 different designs. Check golfsmith.com/business … Carrollwood Country Club will host its Member-Member event on Oct. 4 – 6. Cost is $140 per team and the first 30 teams to register will receive free admission to the club’s OctoberFest on Oct. 5. The format is six holes alternate shot, six holes cumulative scramble, and six hole scramble … Heritage Harbor will host a tournament for the American Legion on Sept. 28 with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and a four-person scramble format. Benefits will go to provide tables and chairs for the Post hall. There will also be a longest drive and closest to the pin contest … The Pinellas County Men’s Interclub Golf Association will be hosting its monthly events at Crescent Oaks (Oct. 21), East Lake (Nov. 14), and the Bayou Club (Dec. 16). There are 12 clubs involved. Call (727) 365-6418 … Tampa Bay women can join Diva Golf, which has reduced cost to $99 per year. It includes “Nine and Wine’’ events and local clubs and there are no obligations. Call (813) 477-6224 … The Early Childhood Council will have its first annual golf classic on Oct. 28 at Hunter’s Green Golf Club. It’s a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start and boxed lunches at the turn. Check www.ecctampabay.org … The Landings Golf Club will host its Ladies Golf Clinic on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Cost includes $20 and includes range balls and a glass of wine. The Landings will also host the Clearwater Hackers Golf League every Sunday at 9 a.m. for men, ladies, singles, and couples. Call (727) 447-5272 … The Claw at USF is offering specials including weekday tee times for $22 before 8 a.m. and $27 after 2 p.m. Weekend specials are $29 before 8 a.m. and $34 after 2 p.m … The Special Olympics is looking for a golf coach to work for two hours, one night a week. Call Sid Altner at (727) 944-4248 … Tarpon Woods Golf Club is offering its Golf Plus card which costs $34.95 per month and offers unlimited golf … Ace Golf is offering U.S. Kids Golf group sessions every Saturday at 3 p.m. for $20 per session at its Riverview location. All instruction will use U.S. Kids golf instructional materials and there will be monthly sessions where juniors can test for pins. Instructor Matt Primrose is the only U.S. Kids certified instructor in the Tampa Bay area. Call (813) 672-7750 ... Lansbrook Golf Club is offering its Insider Plus membership that includes 20 percent off golf at all times. It includes golf privileges at 41 local clubs and bonus rounds at private clubs. Call (727) 784-7333 … Northdale Golf Club is offering a two-man “money game’’ on Mondays at 2 p.m. There is a two-man blind draw with a FedEx-style point system. There will be a $2,500 grand prize. Call (813) 962-0428 … The TPC Tampa Bay has started its second season of match play tournaments running until Nov. 17. Cost is $60 per player with a $1,600 purse based on a 32-player field. Jonathan Shapiro is the defending champion … The Golf Channel AM Tour, the largest amateur golf tour in the nation, is looking for new members. Call (877) 465-5094. Golfers of nearly any handicap are invited and play is held at some of the top courses in the country, including many in Florida … The Early Childhood Council of Hillsborough County is hosting its first annual Early Childhood Council Golf Classic on Oct. 28 at Hunter’s Green County Club. There will be a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Check www.huntersgreencc.com … The Cross Bay Club is offering limited golfing privileges at four of its tennis/athletic membership clubs. Golf clubs include East Lake Woodlands, Hunters Green, Tampa Palms, and Countryside. Initiation fee is $50 with a 12-month agreement. Call (727) 784-8576 … East Lake Woodlands is offering complimentary golf and tennis clinics each Saturday. Call (727) 784-8576 … Ace Golf is offering free buckets of range balls to kids 15 and under at its driving range locations in Brandon and Riverview as well as Crescent Oaks, Pebble Creek, and Wentworth Golf Clubs … Seminole Lake Golf Club is offering its Member for the Day program where players can golf for $42. It includes free lunch and free range balls … The Babe Zaharias Ladies Golf League meets on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. for an 8 a.m. tee time. There are about 24 members right now and the league is looking for more. The league is not too serious and is a great way to make friends and have fun. Call (813) 624-3029 … Ace Golf is offering U.S. Kids Golf group sessions every Saturday at 3 p.m. for $20 per session at its Riverview location. All instruction will use U.S. Kids golf instructional materials and there will be monthly sessions where juniors can test for pins. Instructor Matt Primrose is the only U.S. Kids certified instructor in the Tampa Bay area. Call (813) 672-7750 ... Lansbrook Golf Club is offering its Insider Plus membership that includes 20 percent off golf at all times. It includes golf privileges at 41 local clubs and bonus rounds at private clubs. Call (727) 784-7333 … Northdale Golf Club is offering a two-man “money game’’ on Mondays at 2 p.m. There is a two-man blind draw with a FedEx style point system. There will be a $2,500 grand prize. Call (813) 962-0428 … Lansbrook Golf Club is offering its Player Development Program, featuring unlimited range balls and unlimited golf starting at 3 p.m. Juniors play for free and there is no long-term commitment. Call (727) 784-7333 … Julie Ashlock, owner of BFIT4Golf is a Level Two certified medical professional and is offering an 11-point physical screening analysis, which can provide a unique golf workout session. She promises to modify workout routines as the golfer’s game progresses. Call (813) 373-8312 for more … The Continental Golf League takes place at Bloomingdale Golfers Club every Thursday with a 5:30 p.m. shotgun start. Groups will play alternate nines each week. Call (813) 689-2985 … Silver Dollar Golf Club is offering regripping while you wait for just $5 … Seminole Lake is offering annual memberships for as low as $110 per month. There are no initiation fees. Call (727) 391-3311 … Golfers Grail is offering lessons with its PGA professionals and apprentices. Lessons are 30 or 60 minutes starting at $35. The simulators provide a detailed analysis of every swing so adjustments can be made immediately. Call (813) 969-2100 … The First Tee of Tampa Bay is looking to sign up golfers who want to play rounds of golf in an organized setting. Teams will meet once a week for 15 weeks on Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Rogers Park, Terrace Hills, Rocky Point, Magnolia Valley, and Countryway. Call (813) 238-7320 … Countryway Golf Course is holding bi-weekly tournaments on the first and third Sunday of each month starting at 9 a.m. Call (727) 593-3726 … For re-gripping services, you can call Cindy Dzuro at Rocky Point Golf Course at (813) 673-4317 … Pebble Creek Golf Club is hosting private lessons for adults with a certified PGA instructor. Fees for a one-hour lesson start at $60. Juniors and seniors can get a half-hour lesson for $30, and semi-private lessons are also available. Also, Pebble Creek is offering adult group clinics on Saturdays at 10 a.m., and junior clinics every Saturday from 9 – 10 a.m. for ages 3 – 9, and 11 a.m. – noon for kids ages 10 – 18. For Pebble Creek lessons, call (813) 973-3870 … The Tides Golf Club in Seminole is offering memberships to its Loyalty Club. For a $10 membership fee, members can receive a dozen free golf balls after six visits and free weekly clinics for members and their families … The Pinecrest Golf Club is looking for new members for its Women’s Golf Association. Tee time is every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Call (727) 584-6497 for information … The Rocky Point Men’s Golf Association is looking for players at all levels to compete on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. It starts at 7:30 a.m. Call (813) 205-6828 for information … Lansbrook Golf Club will host Thursday clinics from 10 – 11 a.m. at its Shriver Golf Academy. Cost is only $15 … Rocky Point Golf Club has a Friday 3-hole course clinic from 5 – 6 p.m. and supervised practices on Saturdays from 10 – 11 a.m. coordinated by lead golf instructor Brianne Murphy, and Cindy Dzuro will teach a golf clinic at the range every Sunday from noon – 12:45 p.m. … Silver Dollar Golf Club is now offering a Thursday Ladies Day with half-off all rates. Players can walk or ride nine or 18 holes. Call (813) 920-3884.

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