Friday, March 24, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Kentucky - Set #6

Golf Scorecard History 101, Kentucky
Set #6
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort to Dix River CC

Flag the the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Some facts about the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
  • High Bridge located near Nicholasville is the highest railroad bridge over navigable water in the United States.
  • Carrie Nation the spokesperson against rum, tobacco, pornography, and corsets was born near Lancaster in Garrard County.
  • The brass plate embedded in the sidewalk at the corner of Limestone and Main Street in downtown Lexington is a memorial marker honoring Smiley Pete. The animal was known as the town dog in Lexington. He died in 1957.
  • Kentucky-born Alben W. Barkley was the oldest United States Vice President when he assumed office in 1949. He was 71 years old.
  • More than $6 billion worth of gold is held in the underground vaults of Fort Knox. This is the largest amount of gold stored anywhere in the world.
  • The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington has 82 stained-glass windows including the world's largest hand-blown one. The window measures 24 feet wide by 67 feet high and depicts the Council of Ephesus with 134 life-sized figures.
  • The Lost River Cave and Valley Bowling Green includes a cave with the shortest and deepest underground river in the world. It contains the largest cave opening east of the Mississippi.
  • The swimsuit Mark Spitz wore in the 1972 Olympic games was manufactured in Paris, Kentucky.
  • Frederick Vinson who was born in Louisa is the only Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court known to be born in jail.
  • Pike County the world's largest producer of coal is famous for the Hatfield-McCoy feud, an Appalachian vendetta that lasted from the Civil War to the 1890s.
  • And last but not least there are over three hundred golf courses in Kentucky and twenty-two different golf scorecards from ten of their courses are shown below.

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The Olympic Club (Lake Course)
South Australia Scorecards
Louisiana Scorecards
Shennecossett GC Scorecards

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Total Foreign = 44,331
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