Taking Stock

October 14, 2018 - Bent Tree's Signature Hole #7

October 14, 2018 – Bent Tree’s Signature Hole #7

Click here for a short previous post from April 7th.

Today, over 6½ months after the launch of the new Bent Tree website, if anyone clicks on “Amenities” then “Golf”, to learn more about the Bent Tree Golf Course, they see a stock photo of a golf course that is not Bent Tree.  From there, if they click on “Membership”, they see three more golf stock photos (see the screen captures below for clarification). There are more stock photos throughout the website.  Note – the photo above is not a stock photo.  It is not a professional photograph, but it is an actual photo of the beautiful Bent Tree Golf Course.

October 25, 2018 - screen capture from the official Bent Tree website

October 25, 2018 – screen capture from the official Bent Tree website

 

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Adobe stock photo

 

October 25, 2018 - screen capture from official Bent Tree website

October 25, 2018 – screen capture from official Bent Tree website

 

Adobe stock photo

Adobe stock photo

 

Adobe stock photo

Adobe stock photo

 

Adobe stock photo

Adobe stock photo

8th Annual Mayor’s Tournament benefits Jasper Youth Sports Association

July 23, 2017 - looking back on Hole 9 of the Bent Tree Golf Course

July 23, 2017 – looking back on Hole 9 of the Bent Tree Golf Course

The Bent Tree Golf Club will be bustling today for a good cause. 124 golfers (31 four person teams) played in last year’s tournament.  Click here to link to the 2016 tournament photos from Know Pickens.

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Upcoming Golf Events

The Bent Tree Pro Shop sent out an email with the following upcoming events.  Things have been hopping at the golf course lately.  Call the Pro Shop at 770-893-2626 (or just stop in) for more information about any of the events.  The proceeds from the Longest Day of Golf (June 21) go to the Bent Tree Foundation‘s Scholarship/Teacher Grant Fund.  Since its inception, the fund has awarded college scholarships totaling over $109,000 and grants totaling over $47,000.

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Couldn’t Catch a Break

January 25, 2014 – frozen water wheel on Hole 3

The traditional Bent Tree Ice Breaker golf tournament was canceled, due to freezing conditions. It was cold enough for a layer of ice to form over a good portion of Lake Tamarack. Click the photos below twice to zoom in, and you can easily see a line between the ice near the beach and the non-frozen section towards the dam. Yesterday, it was sunny and reached almost 50 degrees. A beautiful day in the neighborhood.

January 25, 2014 – icy Lake Tamarack

January 25, 2014 – icy Lake Tamarack

Expanded Green

April 29, 2013 - looking from behind the green on hole 4

Hole 4 recently reopened, after being closed for a couple of months while the green was expanded. The photo above was taken in April (before expansion), from behind the green. The Ice Breaker Tournament (postponed because of today’s rain) will be the first official club tournament to be played on the expanded green. Following are before and after pictures:

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February 28, 2013 - the green on hole 4 before expansion

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January 10, 2014 - the green on hole 4 after expansion

 

Ice Breaker

The annual Bent Tree Ice Breaker Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, January 11th. It is a two-person scramble (9 or 18 holes depending on the weather), and each player only gets to bring/use three clubs. It’s a Bent Tree tradition to kick off the new golf year. The photo below was taken during the 2011 Icebreaker. Click here to link to the official Golf Bent Tree website. UDATE – due to rain, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 25th.

The water wheel on hole 3 - photo taken during 2011 Icebreaker tournament