If there's one thing the Lake is known before besides the thousands of miles of shoreline, it's the number of golf courses available. And this is the time of year that you can participate in a variety of charity golf tournaments. Here is our list of upcoming tournaments.
Super Senior Inner City League
The 2013 Super Senior Inner City Traveling League will play at Sycamore Creek April 22 at 9 a.m. and at Dogwood Hills May 6 at 8:30 a.m. The group plays every other Monday (14 weeks) at various Lake area golf courses. The league is open to ladies and men, handicap golfers ages 60+. Cost is $25. For more information, call 573-498-0110.
Cocktails & Caddies
The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Cocktails & Caddies Golf Tournament at Sycamore Creek Golf Club on Friday, April 12.
This fun ladies day out will feature a luncheon where teams made up of three women bid on their fourth player, a male, and their sponsored prize bundle during a live auction. The lunch and auction starts at 11 a.m. Tee off is at 1 p.m. Cost is $50 per player.
To register or for more information contact the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-964-1008 or visit www.lakeareachamber.com.
Spin the Wheel Scramble Tournament
Unlike any scramble tournament you have ever experienced. It is held the last Thursday of the month starting April 25 and ending Sept. 26 at Sycamore Creek Golf Club. The two-person scramble will be held at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per player and includes cart/cash prizes. Prizes are based on the spin of the wheel, not your score.
Go to sycamorecreekgolfclub.com for more information. Call 573-348-9593 to sign up.
Osage Beach Police Tournament
The Osage Beach Police Department will hold its 15th annual golf tournament with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Sycamore Creek Golf Club on April 26. It will be an 18-hole four-player scramble with a $75 per player entry fee. Included are green fees, cart, food beverages and prizes. Proceeds will be used for School of the Osage and Camdenton scholarships, support for Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), support for CADV, drug and search K9 and the Missouri Special Olympics. For more information, contact the OBPD at 573-302-2010.
The Dogwood Hills Golf Club Spring Fling Two-Man Scramble will be held April 27 and 28. A practice round will be Friday, April 26. The first paid entries will have priority in picking tee times. Cost is $300 per team. For questions, call 573-348-3153.
Kelly's Clown Golf Classic will be held at Osage National Golf Course. On April 27 an auction, cocktail party and reception will be held. On April 28th the day begins with a breakfast at 8 a.m., and tee off is at 10 a.m. There will be a men's and women's division. Beer and water provided on the course. An awards luncheon will follow the tournament. Format is three-person teams. Cost is $150 per player with sponsorships available. The tournament benefits the Dream Factory Lake of the Ozarks. For questions, call 573-348-4700.
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The 29th annual Lake Ozark Rotary Club and first Greg Gagnon Memorial Charity Golf Event and Fundraiser will be held Friday, May 10, at Tan-Tar-A.
Gagnon, who died suddenly last December, was president of Central Bank Lake of the Ozarks and a Rotary Club member.
The annual golf event and fundraiser contributed $20,000 to 17 groups, organizations and projects in 2011-12.
Registration, lunch and complimentary driving range use begins at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start set for 1 p.m. Dinner and silent auction will be at 6 p.m.
There will be $1,500 in prize money including men closest to the pin at hole No. 8, women closes to the pin at No. 16, men's longest drive on No. 18 and women's longest drive on No. 3.
Entry fee is $100 for golfers, which includes green fees, box lunch and invitation to the silent auction and dinner; and $10 for non-golfers, which includes the silent auction and dinner.
Sponsorships are also available for $1,000 – Platinum sponsor; $500, Gold sponsor; $250, Silver sponsor; and $100, Bronze sponsor.
Dinner will be served at The Oaks Clubhouse at 6 p.m. concurrent with the silent auction.
For more information, call Karen Hughes, 573-216-8484, or firstname.lastname@example.org.