- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)31
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Bootheel to host Hooters Tour event
Professional golf returns to The Bootheel Golf Club in Sikeston, Mo., this week as the National Golf Association's Hooters Tour makes a stop.
"We're really excited about having the NGA/Hooters Tour come back to Bootheel," said Bootheel General Manager Jeff Ketterman. "The folks are thrilled about playing with tomorrow's stars of the PGA in the Pro-AM and also watching four days of exhilarating golf. This should be a great week for the Sikeston community."
A week of events begin on Monday with a qualifying tournament and practice rounds. After practice rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, the four-round tournament begins Thursday. Tournament play, which begins at 7:30 a.m. each day, concludes on Sunday.
The week of events will also include a junior tournament on Monday and a pro-am tournament on Tuesday.
The NGA/Hooters Tour is the third largest men's 72-hole professional golf tour in the country behind the PGA and Nationwide (Formerly Buy.com) Tours, and boasts alumni like two time U.S. Open winner Lee Janzen, British Open and PGA Champion John Daly, as well as British Open winner Tom Lehman, Jim Furyk, David Toms, Stewart Cink, and Franklin Langham. The NGA/Hooters Tour has helped more than 100 professionals acquire their PGA, Senior PGA, and Nationwide Tour cards.