Baptist Health Hosts 26th Annual Bolo Bash Golf Tournament

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – For the 26th year, the Baptist Health Bolo Bash Golf Tournament will be held at Chenal Country Club located at 10 Chenal Club Boulevard in Little Rock the first week in May.

Presented by Baldwin & Shell Construction Co., the tournament is the largest charity golf tournament in the state with more than 600 golfers competing over two days on two courses. The four-man scramble will be begin Monday, May 2, and conclude on Tuesday, May 3. Tee times will be 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on both days. All participants in the Bolo Bash golf tournament will receive a special tournament gift, a certificate to spend at the Bolo Bash golf shop, massage therapy, a breakfast, lunch or after-play buffet and prizes. Prizes will be given for first, second and third place in two flights each round.

New this year will be adult and junior golf clinics with PGA pro Rob Akins, who will kick off the tournament on May 2. Akins will hold two-hour clinics that will include demonstrations, instruction, stories of the PGA tour and an autographed photo. (See video here.) The adult clinic, which costs $250, will be held at 9:30 a.m. and includes a Cleveland wedge and lunch. The youth clinic, which costs $100, will be held at 4 p.m. and also include afternoon snacks.

All proceeds from the 2015 Bolo Bash Golf Tournament will go toward nursing scholarships to the Baptist Health College Little Rock and for continuing education for current nursing staff within the healthcare system.

Special thanks to Diamond sponsors Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield, Health Advantage, Arvest, Deltic Timber Corp., Chenal Properties, Luther King Capital Management, Pepsi and Terminix.

For more than 45 years, the Baptist Health Foundation has been raising funds to advance the mission of Baptist Health in providing quality patient-centered healthcare and health education for all Arkansans. For more information about the Bolo Bash Golf Tournament team sponsorships and/or clinic spots, please contact Marci Burns with the foundation at 501-202-1213 or