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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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