Lady Luck Pro-Am teeing off

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 4, 1999

Last year Randy Watkins of Jackson drove away Lady Luck Pro-Am at Belwood Country Club with a golf cart after knocking in hole-in-one on hole No. 17.

Watkins and his team of Claude Hewitt, Michael Duff and Tom Robinson captured the championship with a eight-under 63.

The latest Lady Luck Pro-Am will be held at Beau Pre Country Club today.

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&uot;It’s the biggest pro-am around,&uot; said Beau Pre golf pro Mark Powell.

Golf pros from Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas will be competing.

Woody Allen of Natchez had the lowest amateur score at 67 last year.

This year, anyone connecting on a hole-in-one on hole No. 7 will win $10,000.

A demo day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beau Pre in relation to the tournament.

Callaway Golf, Ping Golf and Adams Golf will hold demo day today.

Shotgun starts are 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The public is invited.