4/19/2016 – STOCK YARDS BANK AND DERBY FESTIVAL READY TO GIVE AWAY $1 MILLION HOLE-IN-ONE GOLF CONTEST OPENS THURSDAY

April 19, 2016 Louisville, KY.  – It’s time to take your shot at $1 million! The Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company Kentucky Derby Festival $1 Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Contest opens this Thursday, April 21, at 10 a.m. and runs through Sunday, May 1, at the Seneca Golf Course Driving Range off Pee Wee Reese Road. There will be 10 days of preliminary qualifying rounds and a Semi-final Round on Sunday, May 1.

 The preliminary competition is open 10 AM to 8:30 PM from April 21 – May 1, except for Thunder Day, April 23, when it will be closed.  The last day for preliminary competition is Sunday, May 1, from 10 AM to 5 PM, and then the Semi-Final round begins at 6 PM.  Competitors and spectators can relax in the refreshment tent located adjacent to the tee area.

 During the preliminary rounds the 10 best shots each day (including closest to the hole or hole-in-one, will advance.  It’s $1 per shot daily, with 2 shots for $1 specials on the following days:

  • Senior Days:  Weekdays 10 AM – 2 PM
  • Kids’ Day: April 24 (under 18)
  • First Responders & Veterans Day: April 25
  • Ladies Day:  April 26

 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, May 3, 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, 840 WHAS and Insider Louisville

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