Birmingham Golf Membership News

Ballantrae celebrates its 10th Birthday!  We enjoyed hosting the founders of the club, including the charter members, Mayer Waters, Former Mayor Bobby Hayes, Steve Mobley, Council President Rick Hayes, City Council member Ron Scott and course architect Bob Cupp!

Our Charter members in attendance were:  Jack Price, Zack Brannon, Jerry Tibbett, Sherwood Florence, Johnny Kimbrell, Gary Spires, Bill Shanahan, Bob Rigney, Ken Holler, and Charles Carmon.



















Thank you to all past and present members of Ballantrae for the support over the past 10 years!! We look forward to another 10 years of being your choice for golf!







Our own Don Burford got a hole-in-one today May 28th, 2013 on hole 17!!!!!! From 128 yards away Don knocked it in with a pitching wedge, and Ed Angelini and Wayne Buchanan were the witnesses.





Congratulations to Mr. Bill Atchley for scoring his HOLE IN ONE on #14 today May 27th, 2013 at Ballantrae Golf Club. Mr. Atchley scored his ace on the hardest par 3 at Ballantrae from 200 yards! Witnesses were Mr. Les Bradford and his wife Mrs. Debbie Atchley.





Congratulations to Jim McCain for making his first Hole-In-One today! Jim hit his perfect shot on Hole #17. He used a 7 iron from 135 yards out. Witnesses were Stephen Stricklin and Mike Harmon . Congrats again on your perfect shot!






Congratulations to Buck Southall who had his first HOLE-IN-ONE yesterday!!! Buck used an 8 iron to hit this perfect shot on hole #5. Buck played with Jim Long and Jim Owens. Way to go Buck!!!




Congratulations to Don Burford for making a Hole-In-One on Wednesday, August 15, 2012! Mr. Burford hit his perfect shot on Hole #8. He used an 7 iron from 158 yards out. Witnesses were Sherwood Florence, Larry Hall, and Rodney Self. Congrats again on the perfect shot!





Congratulations to Charles Jourdan for making a Hole-In-One on Saturday, August 11, 2012! Mr. Jourdan hit his perfect shot on Hole #3. He used an 8 iron from 136 yards out. Witnesses were Bill Jordan and Brad Mitchell. Congrats again on the perfect shot!


 

Congratulations to Members Ed Angelini and Joe Toth from the staff at Ballantrae!!! Ed used a pitching wedge to hit his first Hole-in-One on hole #17 from 106 yards. The witnesses were Larry Hall and Troy Tew. Joe used an 8 iron for his first Hole-in-One on hole #5 from 124 yards. The witnesses in his group were Tom Clancy, Don Burford, and Rodney Self






Congratulations to our member Janet Hess for shooting her lowest round ever!!!! Janet shot an 84 with two birdies on Saturday, May 12, 2012! Congrats again on the great round.



TV Spot
Check out our new TV Spot! It is running on ESPN and The Golf Channel. We wanted to thank our stars Don Murphy and Harold Watson! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYTSXOxHuTo




BLGA Opening Day

We would like to thank all the ladies who came out and played in the Ballantrae Ladies Golf Association's opening day!
Winners:
1st place dogfight points - Marie Roberts - +6
2nd place dogfight points - Keri Rutledge - +6
Longest Drive - #9 - Keri Rutledge
Closest to the Pin - #17 - Marie Roberts





Congratulations to our member Kelly Page for making a Hole-In-One on Tuesday, March 13, 2012! She made the perfect shot on hole #14. She used a 5 wood from 154 yards out. It was witnessed by Linda Higginbotham. Congrats again on the perfect shot!





LBGA Most Improved Player
Congratulations to Keri Rutledge for winning the Ladies Birmingham Golf Association Most Improved Player Award! Great playing this past year Keri!



Ladies

The Ballantrae Ladies Golf Association is now accepting dues for 2012! Cost to join is $30.00 for the year. If you love to play golf or if you are interested in playing golf, please consider joining. The BLGA has members that play at all skill levels. The BLGA hosts play dates during the week and on weekends, ladies tournaments, couples tournaments, and their annual Christmas Luncheon. The BLGA is a member of the Ladies Birmingham Golf Association and their members who are members of Ballantrae Golf Club may participate in LBGA events.


Congratulations to our member Jim Wiersma for getting a Hole-In-One on Friday, November 11, 2011! It was on Hole #3, the hole was playing 174 yards and Jim hit a 5-iron. It was witnessed by Bill Shanahan, Carl Nelson, & Brice Brackin. Congrats again on the perfect shot!






Congratulations to our member Debbie Atchley for scoring her THIRD Hole-In-One on Wednesday, October 26, 2011! She hit the perfect shot on Hole #17. It was playing 98 yards and she hit a 7 iron. It was witnessed by Janice Charles. Congrats again on the perfect shot!






Ballantrae would like to congratulate Brad Hamm for scoring his first Hole-in-One on Hole 3 on Saturday, October 15, 2011! Brad hit an 8-iron from 145 yards out. It was witnessed by Greg Nobles, Billy Jett, Eddy Waller, & John Wheeler. Congrats again on the perfect shot!










 

 

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