Tennis-Ball Golf

Posted by - - 1980s, Revelers

Tennis-ball golf, played with a seven iron and a tennis ball, emerged on campus in the 1980s. Players hacked their way from “hole” to “hole,” undoing the landscaping efforts of Whitworth’s grounds crew. The annual Tom Taylor Tournament culminated with the ceremonial awarding of the “Green Jacket” – a 7-Up Bottling Company uniform coat – to the champion.