April 25, 2016 Louisville, KY. – Ladies start practicing your swing! Tuesday (April 26) is Ladies’ Day at the Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company Kentucky Derby Festival $1 Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Contest. Preliminary rounds for the competition continue this week. All Ladies who attend preliminaries Tuesday get 2 shots for $1.
The preliminary competition is open 10 AM to 8:30 PM now – April 30, and 10 AM to 5 PM on May 1, at the Seneca Golf Course Driving Range off Pee Wee Reese Road. 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.
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.
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.