Tull Memorial Golf Tourney
Mickey's Memorial Golf Tournament, held yearly in honor of the late Fisher A. "Mickey" Tull, distinguished professor of music at Sam Houston State University, is scheduled for June 1 at the Wedgewood Golf Course in Conroe.
Benefits SHSU Music Program
Proceeds from the tournament go into a scholarship endowment in the Music Department at Sam Houston State.
Format for the event is a four-person scramble. Play is scheduled to begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Players may enter as members of teams or individually, to be placed on a team.
The entry fee of $100 per player includes free practice balls, cart, refreshments and barbecue lunch. Awards include first, second and third place team trophies, awards for individual contests, and a Chrysler car for the first hole-in-one.
"The chances of someone scoring a hole-in-one should be above average," said Charlotte Tull. "Mickey loved golf, and I've never seen him more excited than when he made his second hole-in-one (at Elkins Lake)."
In the pro shop afterward, he attributed it to "clean living."
Charlotte said she was not playing with Mickey when he made his first ace, using a beat-up ball over a water hole at the Conroe Country Club.
She also remembers an unusual par he made on the tough par 3 fourth hole at Elkins Lake. After hitting his first shot out of bounds, Mickey inspected his divot and proclaimed that he had discovered what he had done wrong. Sure enough, his third shot (counting the out-of-bounds penalty) went into the hole.
For those unable to play in the fund-raiser, sponsorships are also available at $100 per hole and $100 to sponsor a music/student golfer as a "designated hitter." Direct contributions to the scholarship fund will also be gratefully accepted.
Entries should be sent to Charlotte Tull at the Music Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, by May 15. Checks should be made payable to the SHSU Music Department.
Information needed with each entry includes name, telephone number, address, handicap or average score per round, and list of others with whom you wish to play. For additional information, contact Charlotte Tull at (409) 294-1382, Carol Smith at (409) 294-1326, or Rod Cannon at (409) 294-3808.
Media Contact: Frank Krystyniak
April 21, 1998
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