4/18/2015 – KIDS CAN TAKE A SHOT FOR $1 MILLION AT DERBY FESTIVAL HOLE IN ONE ON SUNDAY

April 18, 2015 Louisville, KYKids under the age of 18 get to take a shot at $1 million tomorrow at the Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company $1 Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Contest.  The special Kids’ Day promotion is 10 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. tomorrow during the preliminary rounds at the Seneca Golf Course Driving Range. All kids under 18 get 2 shots for $1.

During the preliminary rounds the 10 best shots each day (including closest to the hole or hole-in-one, including ties) will advance.  Preliminary competition lasts through Sunday, April 26. It’s $1 per shot daily.

There are a total of 56 positions in the Finals, which include all daily hole-in-one qualifiers and four female qualifiers from Ladies’ Day, plus two qualifiers under the age of 18 from Kids’ Day advance as well.  The Finals will be held on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 PM at Seneca Golf Course Hole #8.  The participant coming closest to the hole during the Finals (if no hole in one is awarded) will receive a $5,000 first prize.

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company is title sponsor of the event. Contributing Sponsor is Metro Parks & Recreation, joining Media Sponsors: WLKY TV and 840 WHAS.

Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.

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