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The Hole-in-one club at Grande Meadows increased by 5 during the 2012 golf season as 4 players aced the Par 3 third hole while one golfer aced the par 3 seventh hole.

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Dave Bungay

Dave Bungay had the first hole-in-one at Grande Meadows this summer when he aced the Par 3 seventh hole on May 22. Bungay used his hybrid into a strong wind from the back tees of the 160 yard hole. It was also Bungay's first ever hole-in-one. Playing in a group with Bungay that day were Fred Douglas, Eli Patten and Ron Bungay.


Ches Kenway

Ches Kenway also aced the Par 3 third hole on August 3 to claim his first hole-in-one. Kenway used his 8 iron from the 142 yard distance to complete the feat. Kenway was playing with his wife Debbie at the time.


Bob Hoyles

65 year old Bob Hoyles who has been golfing for 45 years fired the first ace of his career on September 6 when he holed out the 142 yard Par 3 third hole using a 6 iron into a strong wind. Hoyles was playing in a group with Edmund Antle, Ches Cribb, John Bugden and Kevin Carvery.


Nicholas Dorey

17 year old Nicholas Dorey became the youngest player to ace a Par 3 at Grande Meadows when he used his pitching wedge to ace the 125 yard Hole # 3 on Saturday September 15 during the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre's Annual Golf tournament. Dorey became the second person to have a hole-in-one in the BPHCC tournament as Danny Fitzpatrick also aced the 3rd hole on September 8,2002. For his efforts Dorey won a trip to a resort. Dorey was playing with the Investors Group Team which included (L to R:)Nicholas, Ian Barrett, Mark Abbott and Gordie Murphy.



Mike Russell

Mike Russell used his 8 iron from a distance of 138 yards to record his first ever hole-in-one on October 12 while playing in a group with Barry Stacey, Bob Hoyles and Frank Hodder.

Post Author: William Short