In Aug. 20 Issue
The Lady Laker Golf team will once again be hosting the Kentucky Invitational Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club on August 22nd.
This tournament brings in some of the top high school teams in the state of Kentucky with a field of 115 participants along with their coaches, parents, family and friends.
Glasgow High School, the 2008 Kentucky State Champs, will be in the tournament along with 2007 State Champs West Jessamine.
The Lady Lakers won the team championship at last year’s tournament shooting a low score of 324.
The Lady Lakers are expected to fair well once again on their home course.
The Lady Laker Golf team would like to thank the sponsors for the 2009 KIT.
Community sponsorship makes it possible for the Lady Lakers to host this prestigious tournament each year, according to Lady Laker Coach Robin Rixon.
Along with the tournament come increases to the local economy through restaurants, gas stations, local hotels/motels, and more.
The title sponsors this year are First National Bank of Russell Springs and Lindsey Wilson College.
Covering the tournament with live broadcasts this year will be our community’s own ESPN Radio 1060.
Bennett’s Carpets, Duo County Telephone, Lily Creek Medical Group, Gaddie Shamrock, McDonald’s of Russell Springs, Hoover and Shearer Law Office, and the Bank of Jamestown are also sponsors of the 2009 KIT.
Also helping to make the tournament a continued success are the following businesses/people in Russell County: Monticello Bank of Russell Springs, Jax’s, Jerry D. Roy (Little Chop Shop), Superior Battery, McKinney and Blair, Inc., Bernard Funeral Home, Branscum Construction Company, Ralph D. Roy and Associates Realty, H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, Mighty Dollar, Stephen’s Pipe and Steel, Jamestown Auto Sale, Brian Grippe, DMD, Russell County Tourist Commission, Blacks Appliance Center, Brooke Bunch, PVA, Melanie Loy Flanagan, DMD, Robertson Farm, Jamestown Valu-Rite Pharmacy, Inc., Aaron Construction, Nissley Excavating, DBA Webb HVAC Contracting, Spring/Godby Communications (David Godby), Hubbard’s Building Supply, Dr. Gibson, American Cable, Adam’s Lake Cumberland Bait and Tackle, Kroger, Mike Flanagan, Montgomery Furniture, Edward Jones, Minit Mart, Cooper Chiropractic, Premier Drug and Save-A-Lot.
Rixon said the Lady Lakers are very appreciative of the continued community support for the Kentucky Invitational Tournament and wishes to thank the local businesses and community leaders for their help.
Please come out and support the Lady Laker golf team on Saturday, August 22nd at Lakewood Country Club for an 8 a.m. shotgun start.