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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