Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Makes Stop In Chattanooga

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour based out of Jacksonville, Fl., will make a stop in Harrison.  On Nov. 16-17, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay will host the Chattanooga Jr. Shootout. 

The tournament is open to boy and girl golfers between the ages of 11-18. There is a lot up for grabs at Bear Trace as well. Winners in boys 15-18, boys 11-14, and girls 15-18 will receive American Junior Golf Association Performance Stars to be used towards exemptions into AJGA events as long as field size requirements are met.  In addition, winners in all divisions will receive an invite to the HJGT’s 2013 Tour Championship at Champions Gate in Florida. Top 10 finishers will earn valuable points for end of the year honors, including the inaugural Hurricane Cup. Champions of each division will also receive $50 gift cards from Kikkor Golf.

The format for this event is a 36 hole stroke play tournament held over two days, Saturday, Nov. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 17.  Registration for the event will commence at 8 a.m. on Nov. 16.  Both the first and second rounds will feature a single tee start from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Registration for members is $179 and non-members can register for $199. 

For membership information, go to www.hjgt.org/basic-membership/.

 


Under Armour Flag Football Program Set For Chattanooga

Under Armour (UA) Under the Lights flag football will be coming to Chattanooga, organizer Tracy Wade said. He said, "Under the Lights is a national flag football league for kids in 1st-8th grade, with the emphasis on community fun. The league is for both boys and girls of all skill levels and promotes a competitive, confidence building, non-contact football experience. "Games ... (click for more)

Larry Fleming: The Point Of Going To Oak Hill Is Basketball

Steve Smith, a 60-year-old basketball coaching legend, didn’t make Oak Hill Academy a household name by himself. Steve Isner and his son, Chuck, were responsible for laying the groundwork in the 1970s. Smith, in his 31-year stint coaching the Warriors, who competed this weekend in the inaugural McCallie Classic and packed the house both nights, has built on the Isner’s ... (click for more)

Underground Fire Closes Several Downtown Streets

An underground fire closed several downtown streets late Saturday afternoon. At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a reported fire in a man-hole at the corner of Chestnut Street and W. 8th Street. When fire companies arrived on the scene, they found black smoke coming from an underground electrical service line. The man-hole cover had been ... (click for more)

16-Year-Old Who Was Shot In The Head In East Ridge Dies

Monserrate Ferrer, the 16 year old who was shot in East Ridge on Friday, has died. Investigators will meet early next week with the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office to discuss the case. The shooting that involved two juveniles was at the 4200 block of Bennett Road. Responding officers found a 16-year-old boy in the bedroom with a single gunshot wound to the ... (click for more)

The City Failed To Watch The Chattanooga History Museum Dollars

The tell tale signs of the History Museum's folly have been evident for years. When I was a former member of City Council I interviewed Dr. Daryl Black, Ph.D. to determine if I should argue for or against the annual funding of his organization. His interview, the multi-year history of administrative non-performance (despite consistent repetitive funding), and a review of the organizational ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote ‘No’ On Vouchers

I fully believe that public education in Hamilton County is the single most important opportunity that challenges us today. Over the weekend the new website for the ‘Chattanooga 2.0’ initiative went up and every parent who has a child in our public system should make it “required reading.” You can find it at www.chatt2.org. Please sign up for updates because a lot of us need to ... (click for more)