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Local sports briefs

Firemen Golf Classic

— The 15th annual Sebring Firemen, Inc. Memorial Golf Classic will be at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. The four-person scramble will utilize both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses. Cost is $75 per player and fee includes golf cart, one mulligan, range balls, and prizes. On-course refreshments will be served. For more information, call 382-2255.

BIG Hole Scramble

— Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club will be hosting the World’s Largest Golf Outing on Monday, Aug. 11. This will be a four-person BIG Hole Scramble. Cost is $40 per player and includes golf, cart, range balls, lunch, and prizes. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. To register your team go to www.worldslargestgolfouting.com or stop by the golf shop and register.

Mike Welborn Scramble Tournament

— A golf tournament benefitting Mike Welborn, who was recently diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, will be held Saturday at Golf Hammock Country Club. A shotgun start will take place at 8 a.m. for the best-ball tournament supporting the former West Sebring volunteer fireman and longtime Dixie Youth Baseball coach.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the cost is $50 per player and $200 per foursome, which includes golf, cart and lunch.

Mulligans are available for $5 and prizes will be awarded throughout the day, including a raffle, closest-to-the-pin and a hole-in-one grand prize.

For more information or to sign-up contact Jim Higgins at 414-3981.

Anyone wishing to donate can make checks available to Mike Welborn and send them to 708 Porsche Ave., Sebring, FL 33872 or do so at Highlands Independent Bank.

VFW Post 4300 Golf Tourney

— The VFW Post 4300 will hold a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at Golf Hammock. 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 $100,000 prize for a hole-in-one. For more 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.

SFSC fall baseball clinics

— South Florida State College will host two fall pitching and hitting clinics on Saturday, Aug. 30, and on Saturday, Sept. 6 between 9 and 11:30 a.m. There will be 30 pitching and hitting slots open for each day. The hitting clinic is for players 5 to 14 years old and the pitching clinic is for players 8 to 14. The cost is $25 per player and applications and payment can be made on the day of the clinics. Call SFSC coach Rick Hitt at 784-7036 for more information or to reserve a spot.