WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Golfers at the 22nd annual Herb Lunday Grizzly Golf Classic Friday, June 2, at the West Plains Country Club could win hole-in-one prizes worth thousands of dollars, organizers said.
Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply, Mega Motorsports and Dixon Golf have each sponsored a par 3 hole in the event, which is being hosted by the Grizzly Booster Club, organizers said. A golfer who makes a hole-in-one at Hole 2 could win a Mahindra 1526 HST tractor, including 5-foot box blade, 5-foot rotary cutter and 16-foot trailer valued at $20,500 from Hirsch. A golfer who hits a hole-in-one at Hole 12 could win a CFORCE 500 four-wheeler valued at $5,199 from Mega Motorsports.
If a golfer hits a hole-in-one on Hole 8, he or she will qualify for the finals of the Fiesta Bowl Wells Fargo Million Dollar Hole-in-One competition this fall in Arizona courtesy of Dixon Golf, the world’s only manufacturer of a high performance, eco-friendly family of golf balls. The Fiesta Bowl Wells Fargo Million Dollar Hole-in-One competition is one of the nation’s top amateur hole-in-one tournaments, organizers said, pointing out more than a thousand golfers every year compete in this event.
Check-in for the three-person teams will begin at 10:30 a.m.; tee time is at noon. Lunch will be provided along with Grizzly golf shirts and many other prizes, organizers said. Winners of the most accurate drive, longest putt and closest to the pin also will receive prizes, they added.
Winners of the first flight will receive three Titleist Scotty Cameron GoLo putters with a value of $300 each. Winners of the second flight will receive three Titleist Vokey wedges with a value of $150 each. Winners of the third flight will win West Plains Area Chamber of Commerce gift certificates. The team that finishes last in the tournament will receive golf lessons from the West Plains Country Club golf pro, organizers said.
The entry fee is $450 per three-person team or $150 per person. Businesses also can sponsor holes for $100. To sign up a team or sponsor a hole, call 417-255-7240 or go online.
All proceeds from the event will go toward the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Athletics program.
For more information about Grizzly Athletics, call Athletic Director Dr. Angela Totty at 417-255-7225. For more information about the Grizzly Booster Club, call the Missouri State-West Plains development office, 417-255-7240.