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Local golf courses hosting scrambles to benefit North American One-Armed Golfer Association

A couple of local golf courses will host scrambles next month to benefit the North American One-Armed Golfer Association (NAOAGA).

Stone Creek Golf Club (9676 S W 62nd Loop) and Candler Hills Golf Course (8137 SW 90th Terrace Rd) will play host to the scrambles.

The first scramble will be held on Saturday, November 2, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stone Creek. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with golfers going off in a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

The second scramble will be held on Saturday, November 16, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Candler Hills.

In addition to golf, each event will feature a silent auction with items ranging from golf clubs and vacations, to a foursome at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach.

Both events will benefit the NAOAGA Junior Golf Program and Winter Regional Tournament

Call Bob Gorman at 616-293-7785 for more information and details on items and packages.

To read more, visit the National American One-Armed Golf Association website.

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