Saturday, May 13, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Mississippi = Set #5

Golf Scorecard History 101, Mississippi
Set #5
Hickory Hill CC to Laurel CC

Flag of Mississippi

Some interesting facts about Mississippi:
  1. In 1963 the University of Mississippi Medical Center accomplished the world's first human lung transplant and, on January 23, 1964, Dr. James D. Hardy performed the world's first heart transplant surgery.
  2. Borden's Condensed Milk was first canned in Liberty.
  3. In 1902 while on a hunting expedition in Sharkey County, President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt refused to shoot a captured bear. This act resulted in the creation of the world-famous teddy bear.
  4. The world's largest shrimp is on display at the Old Spanish Fort Museum in Pascagoula.
  5. The first bottle of Dr. Tichener's Antiseptic was produced in Liberty.
  6. The world's largest cactus plantation is in Edwards.
  7. Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, on January 8, 1935.
  8. H.T. Merrill from Luka performed the world's first round trip trans-oceanic flight in 1928.
  9. In 1884 the concept of selling shoes in boxes in pairs (right foot and left foot) occurred in Vicksburg at Phil Gilbert's Shoe Parlor on Washington Street. 
  10. According to there are nearly two hundred golf courses in Mississippi.  This issue presents twenty-six Mississippi golf scorecards.

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