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Forest Park Golf Course to host Brazil Open and Optimist Tourney in July

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Times Staff Report

The 12th Riddell National Bank Brazil Open will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3, at the Forest Park Golf Course.

The tourney is open to professionals, amateurs, ladies and there is also an open division, a senior division (ages 50-64), super senior division (65-older), and boys' and girls' divisions.

The tournament will be flighted following the first day for amateurs and seniors. Juniors will play in age groups.

Cost is $50 for amateurs and seniors (which includes cart), $30 for juniors and $75 for professionals.

A silent auction has been scheduled to take place during the tourney this year.

The open champion will earn $750 (cash for professionals, merchandise for amateurs). In addition, there is a $200 bonus for low pro and am combination.

Trophies will be awarded for the winning juniors and all juniors will receive a Brazil Open T-shirt.

Anyone who scores a hole-in-one during the tournament will earn $10,000.

Entries paid before June 26 will receive a sleeve of Titleist Pro V1 golf balls.

The entry fee also includes a barbecue lunch from Pappy's Sunday, July 3.

Send payment to Forest Park Golf Course, 1018 John Stelle Dr., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

For more information, call Mark Rogers at 442-5681 or e-mail mark.rogers1@joink.com.


Optimist Golf Tournament

The Clay County Optimist Junior Golf Tournament will take place Monday, July 25, at the Forest Park Golf Course.

A shotgun start has been scheduled for 12:30 p.m.

There are three age groups for boys, including 13-under (red tees), 14-15 (gold tees) and 16-18 (white tees). In addition, there are two age groups for girls, including 14-15 (red tees) and 16-18 (red tees).

Entry fee is $20 per player, which includes a meal. Adults who wish to eat will be charged an additional $5.

Forms are available at the golf course and will run in The Brazil Times.

Send forms to John Tribble at PO Box 147, Brazil, Ind., 47834. All forms must be returned by July 20.

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