Chip-off decides another Men’s Night at Bird Homestead

  • By Kelsey Slough
  • Wednesday, July 6, 2016 11:37pm
  • Sports

Don’t let the weather discourage you from coming out and playing a round of golf. The course is in fabulous shape, thanks to Larry Hamilton and his crew. The greens and tee boxes look amazing. Bird Homestead has daily specials. Mondays are a buck a hole, Tuesday is Men’s night, Wednesday is Ladies night, and Thursdays are bring a friend for the two rounds for the price of one special. Bird Homestead golf course is open seven days a week, and it’s just a quick 12 miles down Funny River Road.

Men’s Night

They were 23 guys Tuesday night. Three teams came in with minus-4. How did we settle the tie? A chip-off of course. Ricky Relano took his team of Trevor Baldwin, Aaron Blackburn, Travis Robertson and himself to first place by landing closest to the pin. Josh Kerkvliet won his of Garry Stubblefield, Harold Chambers and himself to second place. Coming in third was Jeff Gillman, JE Wells, Roy Bird and Dwight Kramer. Roy was on fire for the night not only winning third, but also winning Long Drive on No. 4, and Pure Birdie on No. 2. Josh Kerkvliet won closest to on No. 6. Men’s night is every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. It is blind draw, best ball scramble.

Ladies night

We had a nice bunch of ladies on Wednesday night. Alice and Margie took first place with minus-1. Pat hit No. 6 and won closest to. Faith Link hit a great tee shot on No. 8, winning closest to. Sissy Bird got long drive on No. 3 and Alice got pure birdie on No. 4. Ladies night is every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. It is blind draw, best ball scramble.

Upcoming Events

Tomorrow, Friday, July 8, is the Funny River Festival, nine-hole scramble, four-person teams. Tee off is at 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 10, is the BHGA work cleanup, starting at noon.

Call the clubhouse for more information on upcoming events. (907) 260-GOLF

Fact of the day

Americans spend over $600 million on golf balls every year.

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