The Richmond Register


July 9, 2013

GLENMORE: Have more fun, tee it forward



A par, believe it or not

Our departed friend and long-time member of the Madison Country Club, Percy Hacker, had one of the most miraculous pars that anyone ever made at that club.

On the 145-yard par three, No. 3 at the MCC, Percy hit the ball over the creek three times and still made par on the hole. He hit the ball over the creek and green on his tee shot. The second shot he skulled it back across the creek and chipped his third shot back across the creek in the hole for an easy par.

Wow! You da man, Percy!

Upcoming events

Thursday at Arlington Golf Course – Colonel Classic. Entry fee is $150.00. Pre-tournament food beverages, post-tournament dinner and special Colonel Club Golf Classic gifts. Registration at 11 a.m. in the Mule Barn where the lunch will be with a shotgun start at noon. Sponsored by Kentucky Bank.  For info, call 622-2046 or e-mail

Friday through Sunday at Berea Country Club – Men’s Invitational Tournament. Entry fee $130.00 (cart not included) and includes dinner and music Saturday night and practice round. Friday night shootout starting at 5 p.m. All flights pay four places cash prizes. Tee times begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Sunday flights and tee times will be determined by Saturday’s score. Field will be limited to 96 players. For info, call the Pro Shop at 986-7141.

Final thought

All the advice in the world will never help you until you help yourself — Fred Van Amburgh.

If you have any golf tournaments, stories, or holes-in-one, e-mail me at

Until next time ... live, love, laugh and learn, Glenmore.

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