Community Sports

  • Bardstown CC — Maywood hosting Ky. Jr. PGA
    Casual fans may not have been aware, but for a couple days in June the Bardstown area assumes its regular position as the epicenter of Kentucky’s junior golf universe. The Kentucky Junior PGA Championship returns to Bardstown Country Club at Maywood for the 14th time June 22-23, welcoming about 150 of the top junior golfers in the state and region in their quest to qualify for the national Junior PGA Championship.
  • Want to play golf?
    Whether you count yourself as one of the 27 million Americans who currently play golf or you’re one of the 90 million who have an interest in playing golf, now is the time to get out and play. Get Golf Ready is a program designed by the Professional Golfers Association of America and Golf 20/20 to act as a true introduction to the game of golf. It is designed to take people that have played a little or are true beginners in the game and teach them enough to feel comfortable about playing golf. All of this is done in five 1 1/2-hour lessons from a PGA Professional.
  • B'town archers win regional competition
    The Bardstown City Schools Archery Team (grades 4-6) took home first place honors in the 5th Region Tournament held at St. Catharine College in March. This qualified the 21-member team to compete in the state tournament with approximately 1,000 students representing more than 100 schools. Bardstown started its archery program in 2007. More than 400 Kentucky schools now participate in the National Archery in the Schools program.
  • GOLF: Masters week a special time
    Augusta National Golf Club, a Sistine Chapel of golf. The majestic Alister MacKenzie design is the center of the golf world the first full week of April each year. While many of us are left to only dream about playing Augusta, the 95-player field is chasing the dream of winning the Green Jacket. The Green Jacket symbolizes the winner’s entry into the exclusive club of Masters Champions.
  • GOLF: Trail Card available for Ky. State Park courses
    The Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail is offering something new for golfers in 2011. A Golf Discount Card is being sold at all 18 courses at Kentucky State Parks, including the My Old Kentucky Home State Park course here in Bardstown. The cards provide substantially discounted fees that include cart. The cards are course specific and can be purchased for $20-$25. A cardholder receives four discounted rounds including cart and the fifth round is free. 
  • GOLF: Proper-fitting clubs a necessity
    Editor’s Note: This is the first of our new regular weekly column by local golf experts designed to help golfers shave strokes off their game, as well as highlight important goings-on in the world of golf.   April is PGA Free Fitting and Trade-Up month. PGA Professionals throughout the country are providing free 15-minute equipment-fitting sessions. We here at Maywood are participating in this national campaign. 
  • Trail cards available for 2011 at state park courses
    FRANKFORT — The best golf in Kentucky is now available at the 18 courses operated by the Kentucky Department of Parks. For 2011, the Kentucky Golf Trail is again offering a “trail card” that provides unlimited paid greens fees for the cardholder.
  • Local team headed to Tenn. tourney
    A group of 22 players from four different U8 teams in the Bardstown-Nelson County Youth Football League are making their way to Knoxville, Tenn., this morning to participate in one of the top youth football tournaments in the country. The Battle In Rocky Top Youth Football Classic features about 250 teams from 20 states in various age divisions. The U8 division has about 40 teams, said Bardstown Raiders coach Jason Floyd.
  • NCYSA Tryouts
    The Nelson County Youth Soccer Association is holding tryouts for select league teams in various age groups. There have been some changes since the original publishing of this article in the Wednesday, Nov. 3 edition of The Kentucky Standard. Please double-check to make sure no changes have been made to your team’s tryout schedule. When attending tryouts, players should bring a ball, shin guards, cleats and a water bottle. Contact select commissioner Chris Nelson at 331-9940 with questions.   U10 Boys: