Women's pro tennis in Daytona Beach
The seventh annual Daytona Beach Women’s Pro Championship will be Jan. 12-19 at the Florida Tennis Center on LPGA Boulevard.
There also will be an opening day featuring activities to reach diverse communities Jan. 12, 55 plus day on Jan. 15, kids day on Jan. 18, and finals weekend, featuring a local celebrities exhibition.
For more information, visit floridatenniscenterdaytona.com.
The Halifax Sport Fishing Club will host a Fishing Workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at 3431 S. Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.
Every hour there will be a different guest speaker covering inshore, offshore, surf and kayak fishing. There also will be cast netting with hands on demonstrations. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided in the morning.
The club also will have a Kid’s Can Fish Too clinic outdoors from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will be a carnival-style teaching clinic with games and prizes. Sign-ups are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.
“Yung Holy” Holyfield to fight at Hard Rock Hotel
Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield’s next fight will be at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach, 918 N. Atlantic Ave., Saturday, Feb. 8, presented by Main Events and Christy Martin Promotions.
Mr. Holyfield will fight again at junior middleweight.
He announced himself to the professional boxing world on the Canelo-Kovalev Nov. 2 fight card at MGM Grand with a spectacular 17-second stoppage.
His second fight was in Houston Nov. 23, stopping his opponent with a vicious body shot (KO 4).
Mr. Holyfield was raised in Atlanta and now lives and trains in Houston. He is the son of four-time World Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield.
The event will be live streamed via Facebook and YouTube on Payne Boxing Television channels.
Senior men's softball
A 50 and older Men's Senior Softball League is available at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex, 1800 Turnbull Bay Road.
Games are played Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
For more information, call Tom Coriale at (386) 308-3654 or visit nsbseniorsoftball.com.
Tennis club meets
The Redneck Tennis Club for seniors 55 and older plays tennis at 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Detwiler Park, 701 Horton Ave., New Smyrna Beach.
New members welcome. Participants should bring racket and something to drink. All experience levels welcome. Free to play.
For more information, call (386) 663-4918 or (386) 847-8759.
Running and glowing
The GLOW 5K, hosted by the Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach, will be run for the second year at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.
The club is raising funds to build a $175,000 Downtown Ormond Beach Fit Loop that will encompass the four corners of the Granada Bridge.
The race will be on the beach at the Ormond Beach Patrol Headquarters at Cardinal Drive Beach Approach. Registration begins at 4:45 pm. This will be a chip timed event. Entry fee is $35 to Jan. 17 and $40 on race day. Children younger than 10 run free.
Register at RunSignUp.com/Race/FL/OrmondBeach/JustGlowWithIt5k.
Open Gym will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Ormond Beach Gymnastics Center & Cheer Center, 432 N. Nova Road, for anyone between the ages of 8-21.
The cost is $10.
For more information, call (386) 676-3282.
The Ormond Beach Shuffleboard Club meets at 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (weather permitting) at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex at 700 Hull Road.
Shuffleboard courts are near the playground area. Membership with unlimited access to courts is $15 per year.
For more information, call (386) 999-0420 or (518) 817-2173.