Sunday, July 20, 2014

2014 Butler Golf Schedule Released

The 2014 Butler Golf Schedule is finished at located on the "2014 Schedule" Tab at the top of the page.  This year's Regional Tournament will be held at Elizabethtown Country Club on Sept 30th.

The season will get started with the annual preseason scrimmage Dixie Highway Shootout at Bobby Nichols Golf Course on July31st at 12pm.

2014 Tryouts Set

The tryouts for the 2014 Butler Boys Golf Team has been set for Monday July 21st through Wednesday July 23rd. Players hoping to tryout must have a completed physical packet and a $5 tryout fee.

Day 1 - Monday July 21 at Iroquois Golf Course at 11:30am.
Day 2 - Tuesday July 22 at Bobby Nichols Golf Course at 11:30am.
Day 3 - Wednesday July 23 at Iroquois Golf Course at 11:30am.

In addition to the tryouts, there will be a Player/Parent Interest Meeting on Sunday July 20th at Bobby Nichols Golf Course Clubhouse at 7pm.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Butler Finishes 5th in Regional, Wathen Qualifies for State

Wathen with the Scoreboard
The Bears golfer competed in the 5th Regional Tournament on Monday at South Park Country Club. A promising start was followed by a disappointing finish.  Junior Chase Wathen fired a round of +3 75, good enough for 2nd place and a spot in next week's Kentucky State Championship.  This will be the 3rd consecutive year that Wathen will qualify for the elite field in Bowling Green.  Other team notable scores were Senior Austin Burke, who shot 79, Junior Jacob Bray at 90 and Freshmen Josh Tingle at 95.  The team score of 339 was good enough for a 5th place finish.  This ends the team schedule, and Wathen, now ranked 3rd in All-State Rankings will travel to Bowling Green Monday.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Wathen Medals as Bears Finish 5th

Wathen Receiving Trophy
Butler competed in the Marion County Invitational at Rosewood Golf Club in Lebanon, Ky on Saturday in a field of 18 teams the Bears finished 5th with a team score of 338.  Chase Wathen led the way with his first win of the season shooting even par 72 on the rainy day.  Rounding out the team scores were Austin Burke with 79 which ties him for 9th and a personal best from Jacob Bray who shot 83.  This is the last team invitational before regionals which are Sept 30th at South Park Country Club.  The team will next compete in a match on Monday at South Park CC against regional rivals PRP, Elizabethtown and Central Hardin.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Butler Downs Crimsons in Match Play

Butler and Manual took part in a Ryder Cup-style match on Wednesday at Iroquois Golf Course.  The Bears won the overall score 4.5 to 2.5.  Tanner Thompson and Bradley Davis got the win at 1up in alternate shot.  Butler really excelled in the singles matches getting wins from Chase Wathen (4&2), Austin Burke (3&2) and Josh Tingle (1up).  The Bears will next travel to Rosewood Golf Club on Saturday for the Marion County Invitational on Saturday at 8:30.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Butler Falls to Eastern 178-167

The Butler Bears were unable to get the win over Eastern at Iroquois on Monday.  The Bears were led by Senior Austin Burke's round of +7 43. Other notables were Josh Tingle at 44, Darren McCluskey at 45 and Tanner Thompson at 46.  The team shot 178 to Eastern's 167.  The Varsity will next take on Manual Wednesday at Iroquois at 3:30.

The Butler JV was also unable to get past Eastern losing 195-169.  Notables were Justin Johnson at 45 and Brandon Masterson at 48.  Their next match is also Wednesday against Manual.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Butler Finishes 5th in PRP Invitational

Wathen receiving the trophy
The Butler golfers competed in the PRP Invitational on Saturday at Sun Valley Golf Course.  The Bears finished 5th in the 19 team field shooting a team score of 331.  THe team was led by Junior Chase Wathens round of +3 74 good enough for 2nd overall.  The runner up finish moves Wathen to 5th in the state individual ranking.  Other notable scores were Josh Tingle at 83, Austin Burke at 84 and Jacob Bray at 90.  Butler will next compete in a 3 team match Wednesday at Iroquois hosting PRP and Male at 3:30.