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Sports Calendar

October 30, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Nov. 10-11

FGCU Softball Winter Camp - FGCU campus; advanced hitting camp 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 10 & 11, advanced pitching camp 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 10, advanced defensive camp 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 11; registration fee $65 (1 session), $125 (2 sessions), $185 (3 sessions), $235 (4 sessions), deadline Nov. 7; family & team discounts. Info: Alycia Bachkora (239) 590-7062; email:

AJGT Fall Junior Golf Classic - Mandeville, La.; Magnolia Course at Beau Chene Golf Club; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Nov. 7. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Nov. 17-18

AJGT Rob Noel Fall Junior Golf Classic - Abita Springs, La.; Money Hill Golf Club; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Nov. 14. Info: Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446; Web:

Dec. 27-28

FGCU Baseball High School Showcase - Boston Red Sox Player Development 5-Plex & City of Palms Park, Fort Myers; open to campers in grades 9-12; highly instructional experience with Eagles coach Dave Tollett and his staff; cost $295 ($275 before Oct. 15). Info: Jon Moore (239) 590-7059; Web:d; email:

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 Tarpon Hunters Club - Meeting third Thursday (March through September) each month, 7 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club; 40th anniversary year; club catches and releases all tarpon; social and competitive club, hosts rookie seminars, tournaments for youth and adults. Info: Gary Jackson (239) 898-2980.

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.; daysails & weekenders being planned; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info: Shannon (239) 541-0104.

Nov. 2-3

Caloosa Grand Finale - Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Myers Beach; lines in water 7 a.m. Nov. 3, weigh-in 5 p.m.; entry fee $300 per angler (50 team limit); target species redfish plus mystery fish announced at captains' meeting Nov. 2; cash prizes $10,000redfish bonanza, separate entry $250, 100 percent payout. Web:

Nov. 2-4

RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament - Naples Yacht Club, Goodland & Everglades City; open to all amateur anglers, awards in four divisions plus largest fish, grand slam, corporate team and top female; kickoff party 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, fishing 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3-4, awards ceremony 6 p.m. Nov. 4; online registration limited to first 60 teams, sponsorships available, proceeds benefit Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Info: (239) 403-4219; email:; Web:

Saturday, Nov. 3

6th Special Populations Golf Classic - Palmetto Pine Country Club, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start; foursome scramble format; entry fee $95 per player, hole and award sponsorships available starting at $100, proceeds benefit Guardian Angels for Special Populations (tax deductible). Info: Sharon Smith (239) 574-0574, or (239) 671-4131.

Tails & Tailgating Catch & Release Fishing Tournament - Caloosahatchee River at downtown Fort Myers; captains' meeting 6 p.m. Nov. 2; redfish, snook & trout fishing 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. with awards dinner 5:30 p.m.; entry fee $100 per angler, $225 (family of 4, two adults, two kids); proceeds benefit Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce; register online. Web:; email:

Sunday, Nov. 4

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m.; all skill levels welcome. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Friday, Nov. 9

9th annual Shell Point Open Golf Tournament - Shell Point Golf Club, Fort Myers; sign in 7:15 a.m.; entry fee $125 per person, sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Waterside Medical Complex at Shell Point. Info: Deborah Henning (239) 466-8484.

Saturday, Nov. 10

32nd Naples-Fort Myers Tennis Challenge - Bonita Bay Club, Bonita Springs; first-round of team matches 2 p.m.; 22 matches in men's and women's open singles, doubles & mixed doubles; no admission or entry fees; players' party after 5:30 p.m. conclusion. Web:

Thomas W. Mawer Memorial Battle of Matlacha Fishing Tournament - Olde Fish House Marina in Matlacha; photo tournament, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.; mangrove snapper, sheepshead, Spanish mackerel and trash can slam; $50 for 14 and older, $25 13 and younger; captain's meeting Friday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m.; benefits Wounded Warrior Anglers of America Inc. Info:

Monday, Nov. 12

Children's Hospital of SW Florida Golf Classic - Pelican Nest Golf Club; 18-hole foursome scramble format; entry fee $175 per player, sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Pelican Landing Fund which supports Children's Hospital of SW Florida. Info: Larry McPherson (239) 992-8810; email:

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Everblades Golf Tournament - Magnolia Landing, North Fort Myers; foursome scramble format, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $75 per person ($260 foursome), deadline Dec. 1. Info: Trent Ferguson (239) 948-7825, ext. 1076.

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