Local Sports

Local sports briefs

Golf scoring clinics

— LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Hall of Fame member Nell Hays will hold scoring clinics at 9 a.m. for four consecutive Saturdays starting next Saturday at Golf Hammock Country Club. Clinics are one hour and cover chipping, putting, pitching and sand shots. No sign-up necessary. Cost is $10 per person and junior and adult players are invited.

Howl at the Moon 5K

— The inaugural Howl at the Moon 5K Family Trail Run will be at 9 p.m. July 25 at Highlands Hammock State Park. Cost is $40 for adults and $20 for kids through July 18. Participants should bring their own headlamp or flashlight. For more information, contact Stacy Smehyl at 214-3437.

SFSC volleyball camp

— South Florida State College will hold its final summer volleyball camp from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Cost is $100 per week or $30 per daily session. For information, contact Panthers volleyball coach Kim Crawford at 784-7037 or kim.crawford @southflorida.edu.

LPHS football dinner

— The Lake Placid Green Dragons football team is hosting a football dinner next Saturday. Cost is $50 per person. Dinner includes steak, potatoes, green beans, salad and dessert. There will also be live music, door prizes and raffles. Tickets will be available at Pat’s Bar-B-Que. Contact Jason Holden at 441-1978 for more information.

VFW Post 4300 golf tourney

— The VFW Post 4300 will hold a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at Harder Hall. The four-person scramble costs $50 per player and registration is open to the public. Fee includes on-course refreshments and a post-tournament meal. There is a $100,000 prize for a hole-in-one. For information, contact Paul Morris at 446-2064.

Sertoma Golf Tournament

— The 37th annual Highlands Independent Bank/Sertoma Golf Tournament will be Aug. 23-24 at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. Golfers will play both the Turtle Run and Deer Run courses. The two-person scramble will utilize a best-ball format. Cost per team is $330. For more information, contact Dusty Johnson at 381-8041.

Dart Association golf tourney

— The Highlands County Dart Association will hold its seventh All-Star Team and Toys for Tots Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. next Saturday at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. The four-person scramble costs $60 per person and fee includes cart, greens fee, lunch and prizes. Gift bags are available for all who pre-register. For more information, call Carrie Crawford Moro at 381-8393.