UPDATE: Batuello completes marathon round of golf for Folds of Honor
Holston Hills C.C assistant pro Joey Batuello plays of 250 holes of golf in one day
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Holston Hills assistant golf pro Joey Batuello set out at dawn at the famed Knoxville course and wouldn’t stop until the sun had set.
Batuello ended up playing 252 holes of golf, recording 44 birdies and two eagles. Incredibly, Batuello’s best score came on his 9th round of the day. He recorded an amazing 63. Hard enough to accomplish playing at a normal pace, let alone at a lighting fast clip.
Joey said the money raised so far has reached $8,000, but other special contributions and donations are still coming in. Again the money raised goes to benefit Folds of Honor which provides educational scholarships for families of wounded and fallen soldiers.
Folds of Honor has awarded nearly 35,000 scholarships across all 50 states and beyond. But the need for scholarships continues to rise.
The golf marathon is the ultimate test of endurance for anyone who loves the game. It’s also a boatload of fun. And once again, it’s the ultimate display of patriotism at Holston Hills Country Club.
On Sept. 6, Assistant Golf Professional Joey Batuello will set out to complete at least 200 holes of golf to support military families across the country.
Batuello’s going to be playing a marathon round at his home course, from day break to sunset, raising money for Folds of Honor.
If you’ll recall, we’ve caught up with our friend and VFL Jake Reeves doing the same thing out at Fox Den.
It’s a great cause with the money raised going towards scholarships for the families of wounded and fallen soldiers.
In addition to his goal of playing 300+ holes of heroic golf, his goal is to raise enough to fund five full scholarships, which is $50,000. This is where he needs your help!
To sponsor Batuello and help Folds of Honor, please click on the link here.
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