Republican club hosting fifth annual golf outing

ENGLEWOOD — It’s tee-off time at the Lemon Bay Gulf Club and entrants can win big. The West Charlotte County Republican Club is hosting its fifth annual golf outing at 9 a.m. July 27 at the club on 9600 Eagle Preserve Drive, in Englewood.

“Last year, we had 111 players,” said Ray Corcoran, club president who started the outings. “This year on one of the par 3s, we’ll have a $10,000 cash prize for a hole-in-one.”

Among other prizes to be given away include a caddy golf cart, a $500 Visa gift card, a set of Cleveland Iron golf clubs and various door prizes.

Corcoran said they’re capping the number of players at 120 and professionals will not qualify for the hole-inone prizes. Amateurs are encouraged to sign up.

Entry is $50 until July 20, and $55 afterward. The max handicap for men is 28, women    32. Team play will be in a shamble format. Continental breakfast will be served. Checks can be made payable to WCCRC and mailed to P.O. Box 271, Placida, FL 33946.

For more information, call 941-759-0001 or email


About Tom

Tom Chang is a freelance journalist with a background in multimedia journalism and web publishing. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of South Florida St.Petersburg. He graduated in 2004 with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications at USF Tampa. Tom's interests include a little bit of everything from entertainment to sports. He also wishes to delve into creative writing writing sci-fi/fantasy stories. Tom was recently the Online Editor for USF St. Petersburg's the Crow's Nest, he joined the staff in January 2010 where he started freelance writing, photographing, copy editing and later became a staff writer. Tom’s freelance experience in journalism amassed a wide range of companies including Creative Loafing, The Focus Magazine, Lutz News,, and Tampa Tribune.
This entry was posted in Englewood, Politics, Sports and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s