Our tenth (!) annual Golf and Guitars is coming around again. It is without a doubt our favorite event of the year, and while you DO need a ticket for the after tournament show on Tuesday (which are available on our website’s main page), once again it will cost nothing to come hang out on the course during the day. In years past, folks have had pretty great access to stars like Kix Brooks, Charles Kelley, Thomas Rhett, Brett Eldredge, Jon Pardi, The Band Perry, Montgomery-Gentry, Chris Young, David Nail, Jake Owen, Dustin Lynch and Old Dominion, just to name a few.
At the concert itself (which you do need to buy a ticket for) you never know what’s going to happen–like the time Bucky Covington and John Michael Montgomery performed a raucous, seemingly endless rendition of Sweet Home Alabama, or the time Jack Ingram brought every woman in attendance up onstage to help him sing “Barbie Doll”. So, as we get ready for our big announcement on Monday, here’s a brief look back at some of our favorite moments and memories from Golf and Guitars past. There are a ton, but here are five, in no real order–except for #1. #1 is tough to beat.
5) When we made sure backstage was set up with a Pac-Man game for Rhett Akins, after his son Thomas Rhett told us his dad is addicted to the game.
4) The time Chris Young had to play all 18 holes in cowboy boots because his feet were too big for any of the golf shoes in stock at the pro shop.
3) These outfits
2) Former Marine Jason Michael Carroll insisting the last 2 years that he only play his rounds with veterans wounded in combat.
1) Charles Kelley and this (point your cursor over the image to play)