Sports Briefs, March 23

March 23, 2013

PIRATE GOLFer RECORDS

SECOND ACE OF CAREER

Granbury High golfer Patrick Wilson made a hole-in-one on the par-3 eighth hole at Harbor Lakes Monday. He hit a 7-iron that took two bounces and went into the hole. Witnesses were Justin Largent, Collin McCann and coach Steve Ward.

It is the second ace of Wilson’s career. He made a hole-in-on the par-3 sixth hole at deCordova Bend last year.

SWIFT MAKES HOLE-IN-ONE

Larry Swift hit a hole-in-one on the 150-yard, par-3 third hole at Nutcracker Golf Club Sunday. He used a 7-iron, and witnessing were Sharon Swift, Bernie Wills and Don Wills.

FIRST TEE REGISTERING

First Tee is holding registration for the spring session at Hidden Oaks Golf Course Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning April 4. Cost is $50 per child with a discount for multiple family members, and financial aid is available. No child will be turned down.

The program teaches youths the game of golf, often introducing the game to youngsters who might not otherwise have the resources to learn.

For more information, visit www.thefirstteeftworth.org.

PINKERTON RECOGNIZED

Granbury girls track coach/assistant girls basketball coach Mike Pinkerton has been recognized as the E5 Assistant Coach of the Week during the “Inside High School Sports” program on KXAS Channel 5.

The announcement read, “Pinkerton has been Hall of Fame coach Leta Andrews’ head assistant for the past six years. He is credited with bringing much energy to the program.”

PROJECT GRAD GOLF

The “new” Pecan Plantation will host a Project Graduation Golf Tournament April 5 for Granbury High.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $90 per person. Dinner is included with each entry.

For more information, contact 817-219-0856, 817-219-2760, or 817-713-5857.

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