Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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June 5, 2014

Second stroke play championship set at Lake Tansi, Brae

CROSSVILLE — The second annual Cumberland County stroke play championship will be contested over two courses this year. 

Lake Tansi Golf Course will host the first round on June 28 with the final round at Heatherhurst Brae Course June 29. 

"Our hope is the tournament will continue to grow and get stronger by playing it over different courses in the county.  As with last year, the City of Crossville will be the major sponsor of the event," said Jeff Houston, head professional at Heatherhurst Golf Club.

Mayor J.H. Graham III will present the winner of the scratch division with the championship trophy that will be kept on display at Lake Tansi Pro Shop. 

"We will have a scratch championship flight for men and women that you will have to declare to play in.  As with last year, we will have handicap divisions for men and women and a senior men’s division for players 70 and older from the gold tees.  If enough players sign up, we will have age divisions among the handicap brackets," added Houston.

To be eligible to participate in the handicap division, you have to be a member of the U.S.G.A. ghin system and have posted four scores in 2014. 

This tournament will be played strictly by the U.S.G.A. rules of golf.  Your entry fee will include range balls, two tournament rounds, Saturday skins game, and lunch both days. You have to be a resident of Cumberland County to be eligible to enter the tournament, and the tournament will be limited to the first 60 paid entrants.  If you need help establishing your handicap or have any other questions, please call Jeff Houston or Jeremy Jones at Heatherhurst Golf Club or Matt Phipps or Cody King at Lake Tansi Pro Shop.

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