Holy Trinity returns to the green to host its annual golf tournament for the benefit of its student-athletes. The 2021 Vicky Hurst Holy Trinity Golf Tournament takes place on Sunday, April 25 at 1 p.m. at the Suntree Country Club.
Usually held in September, this tradition of the Holy Trinity was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The tournament, named after Vicky Hurst, a 2008 Holy Trinity Class graduate and Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) circuit member, is the school’s iconic athletic fundraising event and plays a vital role in ensuring that Holy Trinity’s exceptional athletic program continues to thrive year after year.
All proceeds go to the 41 Holy Trinity sports teams to cover the cost of replacing worn out equipment and uniforms, paying for team transportation to away games and registration fees, as well as other immediate needs.
“It’s an honor to have my name associated with this annual tournament and to be able to support a program that has helped shape me not only as a professional golfer, but I believe as a person,” said Hurst. “As a product of the Holy Trinity Outstanding Athletic Program, I know firsthand the importance of athletics in the development of lifelong skills such as teamwork, leadership, sportsmanship and sportsmanship. pursuit of excellence. “
Hurst, who started the sport at the age of six, was a member of the boys’ golf team at Holy Trinity and the number 1 golfer for three seasons. Throughout her high school golf years – 2005-2008 – Hurst was one of the state’s top young golfers, winning a host of trophies including the Florida Women’s Junior Player of the Year. State Golf Association Junior Girls’ Championship. “She was recruited extensively by college golf coaches in her senior year, but instead chose to turn pro and join the LPGA Tour in 2008 at just 17. She qualified for status as a full player in 2009.
To honor her accomplishments, Holy Trinity created the golf tournament in her name which is played annually at Suntree Country Club, the hometown golf course of Hurst and where the school’s girls and boys golf teams s ‘train and compete.
Seven in ten Holy Trinity students in Grades 7-12 participate in at least one school sport, and many participate in up to three in any given grade. With an emphasis on educating the child as a whole, “of the mind, body and spirit”, Holy Trinity offers strong competitive physical education and athletics programs designed to promote positive social interaction and create well-balanced and healthy young adults.
“We are grateful to be able to bring this annual tradition back to green in April and to share an afternoon of fun and friendly competition with the Brevard community,” said James Phillips, Holy
Director of Sports for Trinity. “For so many of our students athletics is an essential part of their trip here at Holy Trinity, so it’s important that we give them every chance to challenge themselves while instilling in them the virtues of hard work, persistence and team spirit – whether they choose to play sports as a school or recreational hobby or play in college and maybe even go pro like Vicky. Their opportunities here are limitless.
This year’s tournament sponsors are Berman Construction and Total Home Roofing. Melbourne-based Gorilla Rides is sponsoring a hole-in-one competition at hole 7 for a chance to win a Gorilla EV 4-seater “Gorilla Brand” golf cart.
To register to play or for more information about the tournament, as well as sponsorship opportunities, visit www.htacademy.org/golf or on Facebook at the 2021 Vicky Hurst Holy Trinity Golf Tournament.