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Sports Calendar for 10/8

October 8, 2011
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Oct. 15-16

AJGT The Wetlands Junior Golf Classic - Lafayette, La.; two-day, 36-hole junior golf tournament for ages 12-18, four divisions; entry deadline midnight Oct. 9; ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Oct. 29-30

AJGT Kelly Love Showcase Classic Junior Golf Classic - Point Clear, Ala.; two-day, 36-hole junior golf tournament for ages 12-18, four divisions; entry deadline midnight Oct. 23. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Caloosahatchee Moose Lodge 2395 on Cape Coral Parkway; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Happy Hour gathering first Friday each month, 5 p.m., general meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info: Shannon (239) 541-0104.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Lutgert Insurance $1,000,000 Fall Shootout Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Golf Club, 1800 NW 28th Ave.; 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $80 per person, $300 foursome; sponsorships also available starting at $75. Info: (239) 772-0027.

Lexington Cares 5K - Lexington Country Club, 16257 Willowcrest Way, Fort Myers; raceday registration 6:30 a.m., race starts 7:30 a.m.; entry fee $25 in advance, $30 race day, proceeds benefit Breast Health Center at Lee Memorial Health System's Regional Cancer Center. Info: (239) 437-0404; Web:

Oct. 10, 13, 17, 20 & 31

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 9-10 Boating Skill & Seamanship Course - Publix Supermarket, Santa Barbara & Veterans Parkway; classes meet 7 p.m.; various topics discussed. Info: Scott Brenner (239) 671-5829; for free boat safety check, Jack Salis (239) 549-5129.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Lee County Archers Open Range - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 2-8 p.m., open to public, registering new participants; 20-yard lighted covered pavilion, 30- to 80-yard lighted outdoor range plus 28-target field range. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Friday, Oct. 14

FGCU Founders Cup Golf Tournament - Pelican's Nest Golf Club, Bonita Springs; 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1:15 p.m. shotgun start; registration $2,000 per foursome ($500 per individual), sponsorships available; proceeds go to FGCU Foundation. Info: Michele Kroffke (239) 590-1074; Web:; email:

Oct. 14 & Nov. 11

Barrier Island Paddle - Causeway Islands Park (north side first island) to Fisherman Key, Kitchel Key & Picnic Island; 9 a.m.-11 a.m., fee $40 per person (includes necessary gear)explore wildlife & scenery, canine companions (up to 100 pounds) welcome; online preregistration required. Info: (239) 533-7444; Web:

Sunday, Oct. 16

Benefit Car Show & Swap Meet - Punta Gorda Speedway, 8655 Piper Road, Punta Gorda; entry fee $15 (preregistration ends Oct. 14); registration 8-10:30 a.m., judging 11:30 a.m., awards 2:30 p.m.; car & truck, stock & modified classes, proceeds benefit Suncoast Humane Society of Charlotte County, Shy Wolf Sanctuary of Naples & Positive Bounds for Children of Charlotte County. Info: (941) 575-7223.

Lee County Archers 3D Archery Shoot - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; sign up 8 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m., shooting fee $10; roving field range of 20 3D target stations plus 14-station NFAA field course. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Oct. 21-23

RedSnook Catch & Release Tournament - Kickoff party Oct. 21 at Naples Yacht Club, anglers launch 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 22 & 23 from Naples, Goodland & Chokoloskee; open to all amateur anglers competing in largest, grand slam, corporate team, as well as top female and junior angler; registration online limited to first 60 teams. Info: (239) 403-4219; Web:

Oct. 22-23

Cape Coral City Golf Championship - Coral Oaks Golf Course; 36-hole stroke play tournament with five men's and one women's divisions (limit 172 spots); entry fee $125 per person, pro-am event Oct. 21, 1 p.m. shotgun start, limited field of 75 amateurs, 25 pros, entry fee $75 per person ($175 for both); awards dinner at conclusion. Info: (239) 573-3100; Web:

Sunday, Oct. 23

Club at Renaissance 5K Run - The Renaissance Community, golf course; raceday registration 6:30 a.m. at clubhouse, race starts 7:30 a.m.; entry fee $20 adults, $17 (under 18), proceeds benefit ongoing Lee Memorial Health System Foundation's construction of Children's Hospital. Info: (239) 561-4170; Web:

Saturday, Oct. 29

Cape Coral Hooters Fall Charity Golf Event - Palmetto Pine Country Club, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $340 per foursome, corporate foursome sponsorship $440 (includes hole sponsorship), tee & green sponsorships $100; proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center. Info: Cape Coral Hooters (239) 945-4700.

Sunday, Nov. 6

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m., open to public, registering new participants. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Key Largo Bridge Run - Key Largo; 10K, half marathon & 5K run/walk, USA Track & Field certifiec course across 65-foot high, 1.25-mile Jewfish Creek Bridge & Overseas Highway; entry fee $35 per person (5K), $70 per person (half marathon), $50 per person (10K), $12 age 17-under; through Nov. 4 with $5 discount for entries received on or before Oct. 14; proceeds benefit local charities. Web:

Monday, Nov. 14

Children's Hospital of SW Florida Benefit Golf Classic - Pelican Nest Golf Club, Bonita Springs; 18-hole scramble format, entry fee $175 per person, proceeds benefit Pelican Landing Fund's support of Children's Hospital. Info: Larry McPherson (239) 992-8810; e-mail:

Immokalee Foundation Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament - Bay Colony Golf Club, Naples; 7:30 a.m. breakfast, 9:30 a.m. shotgun start scramble format with different pro each nine holes; limited to 24 foursomes plus LPGA, PGA & Champions Tour pros; entry fee $5,000, proceeds benefit Immokalee Foundation's educational programs. Info: (239) 430-9122; Web:

Saturday, Nov. 19

Oasis High School Baseball Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Golf Course, 1800 NW 28th Ave.; 1 p.m. shotgun start, foursome scramble format; prizes, long drive, putting, hole-in-one and closest to pin contests; entry fee $100 per player, proceeds benefit Oasis High School baseball team. Info: Louis Korchick (239) 898-8332; Frank Haba (239) 699-0572; Shuan Haag (239) 590-5217; Web:

Dec. 7-11

Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am "Annie's Revenge" Golf Tournament - White Witch and Cinnamon Hill golf courses; 54-hole tournament based at Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica; foursome team (three amateurs, one pro) entries accepted, first-come first-served basis; register online. Info:

January 2012

Alumni Football Invitation - Weekend games Jan-March (2012), for all former high school football players age 18 and older; full pads, officials, etc., must gather 35 players to play; can be fundraiser for your school. Info: Hollie Fortkamp; e-mail:

Jan. 7-15 (2012)

Minnesota Twins Baseball Fantasy Camp - Hammond Stadium at Lee County Sports Complex; campers enjoy week of living a Major League experience, instruction and coaching by former Twins greats like Harmon Killebrew, Bert Blyleven, Tony Oliva, Kent Hrbek and many others; registrations for 2012 currently ahead of last year's sellout pace. Info: Stan Dickman 1-888-446-8946; Web:

NOTE: Send information about your group's upcoming events at least two weeks in advance to: Daily Breeze Sports Calendar, 2510 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33904; or send e-mail to:



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