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Children’s Hospital reviews Petrino golf tourney

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 11, 2012 at 12:33 p.m.

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Arkansas head football Coach Bobby Petrino, along with his wife, make an announcement at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

The foundation that raises money for Arkansas Children’s Hospital is weighing how to handle a charity golf tournament that carries the name of former Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino.

The tournament is scheduled for June 18 at the Country Club of Little Rock.

Foundation spokesman Cris McCreight told Arkansas Business (http://is.gd/48g0U0 ) on Wednesday that the group’s board is trying to decide what to do about the tournament. She said she doesn’t know what options are being discussed.

Petrino and his wife, Becky, donated $200,000 to Arkansas Children’s Hospital last September and pledged to help the hospital raise money.

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GeraldWells says... April 11, 2012 at 3:28 p.m.

There seems to me only two choices for Childrens. Either change the name of the golf tourament or do not have it. Having it under Petrino's name would in effect honor him. It is too bad that the city of Little Rock officials had to name a street in honor of Bill Clinton and even worse to change the name of our airport (along with his cohort in deceit and lies). It is also that the voting residents of Arkansaas and the citizens of our country did not fire Bill Clinton when they had a chance. He should have been treated the same as Petrino for dishonoring our state and country. I do not want to hear about others that have committed these same dishonorable acts and not removed from office. Or "we all have sinned". As Jesus said "go and sin no more". I have not forgotten the first parts of the verses, but it seems to me that most people have forgotten the latter part. They just keep on sinning.

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RBBrittain says... April 11, 2012 at 6:24 p.m.

"(A)long with his cohort in deceit and lies"??? It's *NOT* the Bill & Monica Airport! And don't give me any BS about Hillary either. (I had a bigger problem with the airport burying "Adams Field" in the long official name than with Bill & Hillary; IMO "Adams-Clinton" would have been a better choice.)

I'm sure ACH will have to remove Petrino's name from the golf tourney; it may be too late to cancel it altogether. He's certainly too busy fixing his life to raise money.

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amberjack says... April 12, 2012 at 6:05 a.m.

Just name it "The Cheater's Invitational", that way it will fit Bobby and the golfers that are playing

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