Citizens Bank Pioneer Invitational Kicks Off 2014 High School Golf Season

Date of Release: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BATESVILLE – July 29, 2014 – The 2014 high school golf season will get a jump-start Tuesday, Aug. 5, with the Citizens Bank Pioneer Invitational High School Golf Tournament to be held at The Course at Eagle Mountain.  Competing golfers will represent teams from Batesville, Forrest City, Greene County Tech, Heber Springs, Nettleton, Paragould, Southside and Wynne. 

The tournament will be the first opportunity for new Batesville Golf Coach Chad Larose to see his team in competition.

Play begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.  Team trophies will be awarded for first and second place in the Boys and Girls Divisions, plus individual trophies for medalists and runners-up.

Greene County Tech won the Boys team trophy in the Citizens Bank Pioneer Invitational last year as Forrest City was runner-up and Paragould took third place.  Nettleton took home the top prize in the Girls Division, last year followed by Forrest City and Beebe.

About The Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank of Batesville was established in 1953 by a group of local businessmen who shared a vision of creating a bank that would be committed to serving the working people of Batesville and Independence County.  Today, Citizens Bank is Independence County’s largest financial institution by market share, and has expanded its service area to include Lawrence, Randolph, Sharp and Stone counties.  The bank operates 10 fully staffed financial centers in Batesville, Cave City, Imboden, Mountain View and Pleasant Plains.