Saturday, May 20, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Missouri - Set #5

Golf Scorecard History 101, Missouri
Set #5
St. Albans GC to Stephens College GC

Flag of Missouri

Some interesting facts about Missouri:
  1. Missouri is known as the "Show Me State".
  2. The 'Show Me State' expression may have began in 1899 when Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver stated, "I'm from Missouri and you've got to show me."
  3. The first successful parachute jump to be made from a moving airplane was made by Captain Berry at St. Louis, in 1912.
  4. The most destructive tornado on record occurred in Annapolis. In 3 hours, it tore through the town on March 18, 1925 leaving a 980-foot wide trail of demolished buildings, uprooted trees, and overturned cars. It left 823 people dead and almost 3,000 injured.
  5. At the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, Richard Blechyden, served tea with ice and invented iced tea.
  6. Also, at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, the ice cream cone was invented. An ice cream vendor ran out of cups and asked a waffle vendor to help by rolling up waffles to hold ice cream.
  7. Missouri ties with Tennessee as the most neighborly state in the union, bordered by 8 states.
  8. The state animal is the Mule.
  9. St. Louis; is also called, "The Gateway to the West" and "Home of the Blues". 
  10. There are approximately 400 golf courses in Missouri. 

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1001 Blog Postings
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TPC Scorecards
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