NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Barbasol Championship has moved Friday’s tee times up one hour to begin at 9 a.m. ET with the second wave of pairings beginning at noon. Gates will also open at 9 a.m.
Friday has been designated “College Day” for spectators. Grounds passes are priced at $5 at the gate for current college students with a valid student ID.
Known for its elite level of golf, the Southeastern Conference holds the most alumnae at the tournament among the NCAA conferences, fielding 25 golfers from 10 different schools: Florida (6), Alabama (5), Kentucky (3), Arkansas (2), Auburn (2), South Carolina (2), Texas A&M (2), Georgia (1), Missouri (1), and Ole Miss (1).
The Atlantic Coast Conference is the next closest with 13 players in the field.
Main Street Stage Live at the Barbasol
Tasji Bachman, a rising star in Nashville, will get things started for the “Main Street Stage Live at the Barbasol.” As one of three country music acts for the weekend, Bachman will take to the stage on Thursday with her set, featuring her hit song, My First Kiss. The song is part of the 18-year-old’s debut album, Win Me Over.
Providing there are no weather delays during Friday’s round, Walker Montgomery, the son of John Michael Montgomery who continues to climb the country music ladder, will perform hits such as Simple Town and Just Say When shortly after 8 p.m. ET.
Taylorsville, Ky., native J.D. Shelburne is scheduled for Saturday night’s show. Having played with more than 50 major acts on a variety of tours, Shelburne is now carving out his own path with hits such as Better Man and Hometown. The set is tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m.
There is no show scheduled for Sunday given the trophy presentation scheduled to take place immediately following the conclusion of the tournament.