Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members compete in the annual Ladies Fall Club Championship. Kudos to winners (l. to r.) Elisa Blackwell, first flight low net; Rita Brown, championship flight low net; Cassandra Doty, overall winner; Denise Gutierrez, nine-hole flight; and Sherry Glisson, first flight low gross.
Reece (far left) and Luke Simon (far right) of Dr. Phillips celebrate their respective tennis finishes. They are congratulated by their coach, Nelson San Pedro of Lake Cane Tennis Center.
Dr. Phillips residents Luke and Reece Simon, who train with Nelson San Pedro at Lake Cane Tennis Center, placed second and first, respectively, at two recent tournaments held at LCTC. In addition, Luke placed second at a tournament held at Fort Gatlin Tennis Center.
Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando will hold its second annual Glow & Golf event Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at Winter Park Country Club, located at 761 Old English Ave. in Winter Park. The event includes nine holes of golf played in the dark with glow-in-the-dark golf balls. The evening concludes with a raffle, food and refreshments.
The cost is $70 per person or $260 per foursome, or $25 to attend just the dinner. Sponsorship opportunities also are available. Proceeds from the event will benefit Get Caught Caring, a campaign to provide needy children and families with toys and food for the holidays.
For more information, call 407-331-0076 or visit www.jfsorlando.org/#golf on the Web.
(L. to r.) Celebration resident and PGA Tour player Robert Gamez; personal chef Lisa Shuler; and Fairway Cove resident Larry Lynch, CEO of the U.S. Personal Chef Association, attend the 2011 Chipping for Children event to benefit the Team Gamez Foundation.
Three-time PGA Tour winner and Celebration resident Robert Gamez held the 2011 Chipping for Children event to benefit the Team Gamez Foundation, which supports Community Coordinated Care for Children Inc. The fundraiser included a pairings party at Rosen Shingle Creek and golf at Orange Tree Golf Club.
The U.S. Personal Chef Association, led by CEO and Fairway Cove resident Larry Lynch, provided food for the event.
Windermere Preparatory School’s girls golf team wins its second consecutive Florida High School Athletic Association Class 1A state championship.
Windermere Preparatory School’s girls golf team shot a 295 to clinch its second consecutive Florida High School Athletic Association Class 1A state championship title, besting the secondplace team by 22 strokes. WPS was led by sophomore Shannon Aubert, who won the individual state title by two strokes. Additional team members are Lauren Gros, Ailin Li, Viviane Vazquez and Samantha Wagner. The team is coached by Chris Wagner.
The Wildfire ‘98 12-under softball team wins the U.S. Specialty Sports Association Thinkin’ Pink Diamond Dual tournament that was held in Clermont. Team members are (front, l. to r.) Jill Chabot, Taylor Van Arsdol, Jeda Folk, Shannon Crenshaw, Brianna Jenkins, (middle, l. to r.) Ciara MacAleavey, Samantha Golden, Kate Wiles, Morgan Walls, Kailey Wiles, (back, l. to r.) and coaches Dave Chabot and Phil Golden. Not pictured: head coach John Van Arsdol and Taylor Wagner.
The Wildfire ‘98 12-under softball team went undefeated to win the 14-under division at the U.S. Specialty Sports Association Thinkin’ Pink Diamond Dual tournament that was held in Clermont. This is the team’s third win since playing up to the 14-under division. The girls defeated the Pride 4-2 in a championship game that streamed live online across the U.S.
The Orlando Scorchers boys travel basketball team will hold tryouts Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. for third- and fourth-graders, and Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. for seventh- and eighth-graders. Tryouts will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 631 S. Dillard St. in Winter Garden. Residents also are invited to participate in Orlando Scorchers workouts, which are held at Calvary Baptist Church each Thursday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. The cost is $5. The workouts consist of drills to improve conditioning, ball handling, passing, shooting and defense; and will prepare players for the tryouts.
For more information, call 407-234-2585 or email
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