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Cheval Golf Club will host the Second Annual Play For Those Who Can’t Play golf outing on July 21 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. It will benefit the Ride to Defeat ALS. Call (413) 530-6523 … Carrollwood Country Club is hosting the 36th Annual Richard G. Hartnett Memorial Golf Classic to help keep Jesuit High School affordable and provide tuition assistance to academically gifted students from financially challenged families. The tournament will be on April 26 at noon and sponsors are needed. Call (813) 877-5344, extension 709 … The City of Tampa will host its Men’s Open Championship on April 26-27 at Rogers Park Golf Course. The event will feature the top professional and amateur golfers in the Tampa Bay area with a professional division purse of $3,600 based on 24 entrants. The entry fee is $200 for professionals and $95 for amateurs. The format is 36 holes of stroke play. The men’s professional event is open to any professional male golfer and the amateur event is open to any male aged 18 or over with a verified handicap of 18.0 or less. Check tampasportsauthority.com to enter … The City of Oldsmar Leisure Services will host its 15th annual golf tournament on May 2 at The Eagles Golf Club. Check myoldsmar.com or call (813)749-1260 … Pebble Creek Golf Club will host the POW/MIA golf tournament on May 3 at 8 a.m. with a four-person scramble and a shotgun start. Cost is $80. Call (800) 600-9847 … The West Florida Thunder 11-under travel baseball team is raising money to attend the Triple Crown World Series this July in Colorado. There will be a fundraising tournament at Plantation Palms Golf Club on May 3 at 1 p.m. Cost is $100 per player and features a four-person scramble, a goodie bag, and dinner afterward. Prizes will be awarded. Call (813) 335-5929 … Pebble Creek will also begin its Queen Bees Ladies events on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. with minitournaments once a month. Call (813) 713-8569 … Hunters Creek Golf Club will host its MGA Eclectic Team Championship on April 26-27 featuring two-man teams. Tee times are at 8:30 a.m. On April 25, there will be a putting contest preceding the main event … Chuck Kirkwood notched a hole-in-one on the third hole at Westchase Golf Club … Hunters Creek will also host its Member-Member Championship on May 30-31 … Golfers Grail is hosting a five-week indoor golf league starting April 28 with flexible scheduling and two-player teams. Cost is $95 per player. Couples golf starts at Golfers Grail on April 30, running from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Also, Golfer’s Grail will host junior golf camps this summer for kids aged 6-14. Camps will be held Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – noon. Call (813) 969-2100 … Westchase will host its annual Jewish Community Center & Federation golf tournament on May 18, featuring a four person scramble format starting at noon … Tarpon Woods Golf Club is offering a round of golf for $14.95 for anyone who joins the free text club. Text in 41513 and type GOLF5 … Lansbrook is hosting the 17th Annual Clearwater High School Batter Up Booster Golf Tournament on May 18 at 1 p.m. Cost is $75 per person. Call (727) 644-4098 … The City of Oldsmar Leisure Services will host its 15th annual golf tournament on May 2 at The Eagles Golf Club. Check myoldsmar.com or call (813)749-1260 … Lansbrook will also host the Sun Coast Masters and Wardens Association’s annual Treasure Chest Golf Tournament to support the 20th and 21st district The event is April 26 at 8 a.m. and is open to everyone. Cost is $85 and hole sponsorship is needed … Paradise Golf is offering seven months of golf for only $199 with junior memberships as low as $19. More than 60 courses in the Tampa Bay area are participating. From April 1 – Oct. 31 golfers can receive up to 40 percent off the regular rate. Call (800) 605-CLUB … Countryway Golf Club is starting spring leagues including a men’s league on Tuesdays, women’s on Wednesdays, and a mixed league starting. Players should arrive at 4:15 p.m. to arrange foursomes for a 4:30 p.m. tee off … Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club will host the Fourth Annual Child Evangelism Fellowship Golf Tournament on May 31. The theme is “Driving the Gospel to Children.’’ There is an 8 a.m. shotgun start for $70 per golfer. Format is scramble/best ball. Sponsors are welcome. Call (727) 526-9588 … The Eagles is hosting the Tri-County Golf League starting on every Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m. Members are needed. There will be skins, handicaps, and closest to the pin events and play will alternate between the four nine-hole courses at the Eagles. Call (727) 656-6841 … The Eagles Men’s League will play on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. It is a nine-hole league that runs through September. Cost is $13 for members, $18 for non-members … The Landings is hosting ladies and men’s golf clinics every Saturday at 11 a.m. for $10. There will also be a men’s clinic on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and women’s on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Cost for those is $20 … Cheval Golf Club has instituted a mandatory 90 degree rule to save its Bermuda grass. Players must remain on the cart paths and drive across the fairway to their ball, then drive back to the paths. It is a rule used in most clubs throughout the Tampa Bay area at certain times of the year … The First Tee of Tampa Bay is looking for some help with its Sponsor-A-Kid program. Just $25 will pay for one child to participate with the First Tee of Tampa Bay and all gifts are tax deductible. Call (813) 238-7320 … Lansbrook will start two men’s leagues. One will run on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Call (727) 944-3830. The other will run on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. Call (813) 781-9491 … Lansbrook will also host the Holy Trinity Church Tournament to benefit the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity on April 26 with a 1 p.m. shotgun, four-man scramble. There will be a new car for a hole-in-one. Call (727)784-7333 … The Eagles is relaunching its Tri-County Golf League consisting of two-person teams. The league started April 10 and runs 24 weeks on all four of the club’s nine-holes courses. There will be handicap, skins, and closest to the pin competitions. Call (727) 656-6841 … Westchase Golf Club will host the Third Annual Tampa Bay Aviation Golf Tournament on May 30. It will feature a four-person scramble with plenty of prizes and contests. Starting time is 8:30 a.m. Call (727) 480-9686 … The Pinellas Golf Association is a newly launched business offers competitive tournaments at many of the most popular courses in Pinellas County. They are open to all golfers of any age and skill levels with a quota point game. Call (727) 902-4708 … Fox Hollow Golf Club will host its Sixth Annual Military Muster Charity Golf Tournament with proceeds to benefit amputee veterans on April 28. Opening ceremonies begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. shot gun start. There will be a special appearance by the nation’s only amputee color guard. It is a four-person scramble with a $125 entry fee. Call (727) 799-2397.

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