Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

November 6, 2013

First Veterans Day golf tournament shaping up


Mineral Wells Index

— By CLINT FOSTER



This Veterans Day will also feature the first annual AMVETS Veterans Day Golf Tournament. Golfers of all skill levels are welcome to participate in this 25-team golf scramble on Veterans Day afternoon at Holiday Hills Country Club.

The tournament will be split into two flights, with prizes given to the top three golfers in each. There will also be plenty of range balls available and two “Par 3 Hole-in-One car/truck give-aways.”

There will also be plenty of other prizes, including a raffle and goody bags.

The entry fee is $65 per person, which includes dinner.

The following is the updated information for the tournament:

• Register by phone with Holiday Hills Country Club Pro Shop at 940-325-8403 before 12:30 p.m., Nov. 8.

Only 25 teams of four players will be accepted.

• Shotgun start at 1 p.m., Nov. 11.

• North Texas Honor Guard from Decatur to present colors.

• Invocation by AMVETS Chaplin C.J. Davis.

• Music by Kevin Sewell, lead singer of Palo Pinto Cowboy Church Band.

• Special guest speaker retired Vietnam Command Sergeant Major Hayward Bellah III and CSM of Texas State Guard.

• Awards and prizes presented by General Manager Earon Gatlin and Event Coordinator Jerry Hamilton.

• Free dinner from Pulido’s afterward.

• Questions, call Master of Ceremonies and AMVETS Post 133 Commander Jim Vines at 940-445-0734.