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“BAD” Golf Outing Set For This Friday

By Staff | Jun 1, 2011

A golf outing designed strictly for fun and fellowship is closing in, and the only prerequisite is that you be a BAD golfer!

The Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual BAD Golf Outing is set for this Friday, June 3, at the Five Island Golf Club in Emmetsburg. Don’t let the name fool you, however – BAD Golf actually stands for Business Appreciation Day. The event is open to golfers of all skills and abilities – three person teams are paired according to skill level, so it is very important that golfers report an accurate handicap or recent golf score when registering for the event.

The BAD Golf tournament is a nine-hole, best-shot format with numerous prizes being awarded. Prizes include a longest drive award, shortest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin contest for all golfers playing in the event.

Holes in the tournament are sponsored by area businesses, and the business that offers the most sponsorship earns the honor of sponsoring the crucial first hole of the tournament.

Registration for BAD Golf XII will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at the Five Island Golf Club, with the tournament starting off a shotgun start at 3 p.m. At the conclusion of the tournament, a ribeye steak sandwich dinner will be offered in the clubhouse, where prizes will be presented to the winners. Participants in BAD Golf XII have the choice of golfing and enjoying the dinner; choosing to golf, or just choosing to attend dinner.

For more information on BAD Golf XII, interested parties may contact the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce at (712-852-2283. Advance registration would be appreciated, but you may also register the day of the outing at the Five Island Golf Course Clubhouse.

The original BAD Golf outing began back in 1999 as a way of bringing business people and area residents together for an afternoon of fellowship.

If you need to practice your excuses, tournament winning form, or just want to go out and have a fun round of golf, just be BAD on June 4.