Saturday, April 18, 2009

What's In Your Bag? by Erin Bolen for the Springfield NewsLeader

From the Springfield NewsLeader - April 16, 2009

Buck Trent

Age: 71

Day job: Country music entertainer

Handicap: 10

Favorite course: Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla.

Ball of choice: Titleist Pro V1

Driver: Callaway Big Bertha

Irons: Ping Eye 2

Putter: Odyssey

When did you start playing: 1962

Best round ever: 1-under par

Best part of game: Driving the ball

Worst part of game: Chipping

I'm disappointed if I ... : Shank a shot.

My pet peeve in golf is ... : Courses taking the roll out of the game.

Hole(s) in one: Four

  • Riverside Par-3 Course in Nashville, Tenn. I was playing with Porter Wagoner at night on a lighted par-3 course. I hit an 8-iron and topped it. The ball rolled all the way to the green and in the hole.

  • Pointe Royale No. 2 hole during the Children's Miracle Network Tournament. I hit a 5-wood and won a Rolex watch.

  • Pointe Royale No. 12; I hit a 6-iron.

  • No. 17 at Thousand Hills Golf Course with a 3-wood.

If I could play one course in the world that I haven't, it would be: Augusta.

Dream foursome: Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Fuzzy Zoeller and me.

Remaining goals in golf: To play as long as I live.

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