Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Prep School sponsors $1750 Prized Golf Scramble

St. Bernard Prep in conjunction with Tournament Sponsor Cullman Dodge is preparing for one of the largest golf tournaments in the 28 year history of the school’s tournaments. Tournament Director, Fr. Jacob Amos, OSB said he is excited about hosting this tournament to coordinate with the Prep School’s annual Alumni Reunion.
On Thursday, June 21 all golfers who are pre-registered are invited to attend a golf reception at Ave Maria Grotto, where golfers can buy mulligans and bid on a monk to golf with their team. Anyone wishing to enter the tournament may register at the reception or at Cullman Municipal Golf Course early Friday morning.
“We have a shotgun start scheduled for 8 a.m.,” Fr. Jacob said. This year’s tournament is being sponsored in part by Cullman Dodge who will sponsor a ‘hole in one’ contest on the 10th hole of the course. Grinning Fr. Jacob said, “Of course the tenth hole is a tough par 3 at 170 yards, but anyone nailing the hole will win a 2012 Jeep Wrangler.”
After the tournament there will 50/50 Cash Hole in One where golfers can try for a closest to the pin.  The Putting Contest is always an exciting event.  There are a number of other challenge holes where golfers will win other prizes.
Lunch and awards will follow after tournament play. 
The first place team will split $1000; Second place team members will split $500; and the third place team will split $250.
St. Bernard appreciates the support from Merchant’s Bank, First Community Bank, School Board Member, Fred Frye;  Pepsi, Jim Phillips of Coldwell Banker, Cullman Jefferson Gas, and Dr. Paul Freeman for their generous contributions. “I have been blessed with good people to work on the scramble. Their work in gathering sponsors and prizes as well as coordinating food, and set-ups has definitely contributed to the success of this tournament,” Fr. Jacob said.
Anyone wishing to participate should visit the school or the website at www.stbernardprep.com for registration information.  You may also email Fr. Jacob at: frjacobosb@yahoo.com.

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