Cornett Jr. a winner while Cornett Sr. honored during Sleepy Hollow tourney


Adele Cornett

Pete Cornett Jr. (left) was the winner of the Sleepy Hollow Country Club Invitational over the weekend in Cumberland. His father, Pete Cornett Sr. (center) was the recipient of the 2021 “Sleepy Hollow Fellow” acknowledgment for his dedication to the club. Cole Cornett represented the third generation of the golfing family and is already off to a strong start in golf as a member of the Harlan County High School team as a seventh-grader.

It was a great weekend to be a Cornett at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club Invitational in Cumberland.
Pete Cornett Jr. was the winner of the annual tournament on Sunday at the club’s course. Pete Cornett Sr. was recognized as a “Sleepy Hollow Fellow” during the annual dinner on Saturday.

The winners of the tournament, by flight, included:
1st — Pete Cornett
2nd — Connor Leisge
3rd — Eli Estep
4th — Brett Widner

First Flight
1st — Mike Granato
2nd — Mark Keith
3rd — Travis Blair
4th — Joey Johnson

Second Flight
1st — Jared Sizemore
2nd — Marcus Johnson
3rd — Joey Eldridge
4th — Joe Eldridge

Third Flight
1st — Jonathan Wilder
2nd — Fred Dixon
3rd — Jeff Ledford
4th — Randy Brackett

Fourth Flight
1st — Michael Simpson
2nd — Cameron Nease
3rd — Ryan “Chub” Cope
4th — Blayne Rutherford
A cornhole tournament was held Friday at the Sleepy Hollow course with 29 teams competing.
The double elimination tournament was a kick off to the annual invitational tournament held Saturday and Sunday. The first-place title of the cornhole tournament went to the local team of Lena Foutch and Nick Kidd. Nathan Halcomb organized the tournament.