It was a beautiful day to begin qualifying rounds at the 31st Annual UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole in One on campus at UT Tyler.

Seven hitters qualified to hit in the finals on Sunday May 21, at Hollytree Country Club.
Our list of qualifiers, their hometown and the distance from the pin are as follows:

Jim Hodge of Flint, 12" - Early Bird
Rob Cole of Longview, 13” - Early Bird
Mike Cearley of Troup, 12"
Michael Cearley of Troup,8" - Early Bird
Jeff Reeves of Terrell, 16"
Walter Treat of Tyler, 10" Early Bird
Lauren Mekalip, of Troup 30"

These seven qualifiers along with those qualify throughout this week, will line up Sunday afternoon to take their shot at $1,000,000!

Total shots for Saturday were: 1,755 at $1 per shot that's over $ 1,755 raised in scholarship money for students at UT Tyler.

Help increase the amount by supporting the UT Tyler Patriot Southside Bank Hole in One all next week. Qualifying begins again on this afternoon at 4 p.m.

Today is Ladies Day, which means that the lady closest to the pin will also qualify during each shift, and ladies will receive ten additional shots with the purchase of 25.