WOOT...First hole in one ever....

physasstphysasst Rochester, MNMembers Posts: 94 ✭✭✭

Wow....playing in my weekly skins group yesterday morning. Keep in mind, I'm a 19.1 index, and while I have come close a few times in 30+ years of golfing, I've never actually hit one. Shot an 83, which for me is quite good. Had a good round going, 44 on the front, and on the back, had pars on the first 3 holes, then a double bogey, then a triple bogey, then a single bogey, then par, then.....the 17th hole. 144 yard par 3 with a BIG willow tree guarding the left side of the green, and trap short left, on the right is all trees and a creek that runs along the right side of the hole. Pin is front center, maybe 12 feet from the front edge. I wish I could say I made a great pass, but I actually hit a soft 8 iron and pulled it slightly. It's headed at the willow tree and I remember thinking, okay, just drop underneath, and I can get up and down for par. Well, it hits the willow tree, kicks right..and I'm watching it cook across the green thinking, oh ****...that's going off the green on the right....it hits the flagstick and drops in....Hole in one. Actually hit better shots at 16 and nailed a 7 iron from 165 on 18 to 3 feet for par. Yes...the bar bill was expensive...but worth every dime.

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  • Frisco KidFrisco Kid Members Posts: 182 ✭✭✭

    Congratulations! I’m still waiting for mine...

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  • 1s1k1s1k A-Town, MAMembers Posts: 512 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice!!! Just tell everyone you were playing the ricochet off the tree on purpose

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  • physasstphysasst Rochester, MNMembers Posts: 94 ✭✭✭

    @1s1k said:
    Nice!!! Just tell everyone you were playing the ricochet off the tree on purpose

    Exactly...LOL...

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  • sprcoopsprcoop Tucson, AZMembers Posts: 856 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Well done! Nice to have it during a round that you were playing good on even though it was not your best shot. I say there is enough bad luck in golf you have to take the good when it happens. Unfortunately I have not been lucky enough to get an ace yet.

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  • PhilomathesqPhilomathesq Legal EagleMembers Posts: 236 ✭✭✭

    Congrats, and awesome story to go along with it. It doesn't matter how it gets in the hole, so long as it does.

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  • Mr. GrumpyMr. Grumpy The Quintana Changeup, sit em dwn Members Posts: 2,407 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Tasmania to CanadaMembers Posts: 12,503 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Congrats on a sweet ricochet

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  • Carolina Golfer 2Carolina Golfer 2 Members Posts: 9,193 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Awesome stuff. As they say, it's not how, it's how many!! A 1 on the scorecard is something to be proud of.

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  • physasstphysasst Rochester, MNMembers Posts: 94 ✭✭✭

    To be clear...I won the greenie on that hole...LOL. I was like....hmm, where do we put the marker? In the hole?
    This is a crazy game....

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    Ping G410 SFT 3W 15*
    Taylormade M3 Hybrid 19*
    Taylormade P-790 4-GW
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    Cleveland CG15 58* LW
    Cleveland 2135 8.0 CB 
  • gioguy21gioguy21 NJMembers Posts: 7,921 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    congrats!!!

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  • neillmacparguyneillmacparguy Members Posts: 77 ✭✭✭

    Congratulations!

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  • HonestPlayerHonestPlayer Members Posts: 219 ✭✭✭

    Well done.

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    Holes in ones career - 1
    Best round (5700 - par 70) - 72

  • molecularmanmolecularman Joplin, MOMembers Posts: 99 ✭✭✭

    That's awesome. A bit of a roller-coaster of a shot - but those are the fun ones.

  • physasstphysasst Rochester, MNMembers Posts: 94 ✭✭✭

    The ironic part was I missed on the correct side. So my miss was correct. Without the tree, I would have been over that sandtrap and in the fringe on the far left of the green. You cannot miss this hole right. It's death on the right side. Maybe I was being rewarded by the golfing gods for missing on the correct side? I don't know.

    Ping G400 SFT 9.5*
    Ping G410 SFT 3W 15*
    Taylormade M3 Hybrid 19*
    Taylormade P-790 4-GW
    Cleveland CG15 54* SW
    Cleveland CG15 58* LW
    Cleveland 2135 8.0 CB 
  • trileriantrilerian Members Posts: 410 ✭✭✭✭

    Congrats on your ace!

  • cb24cb24 Members Posts: 1,709 ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Great story and nice hole in one! Golf is a game of near misses and a lot of bad breaks, glad to hear about a great break!

  • RSinSGRSinSG ClubWRX Posts: 3,197 ClubWRX

    Nicely done!

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  • ndlutzndlutz Members Posts: 31 ✭✭

    Awesome! Congratulations!

  • memphishornmemphishorn memphishorn ClubWRX Posts: 822 ClubWRX

    Congratulations! It’s a good thing your were able to describe it here because on the scorecard it’ll only let you write a “1” 👍🏻⛳️👏🏻

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  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now)Members Posts: 3,888 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    NOICE!

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  • eleven bravoeleven bravo Members Posts: 43 ✭✭

    Very nice, still haven’t made mine

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  • Ski5280Ski5280 Denver, COMembers Posts: 52 ✭✭

    Congrats! Let’s hope there are more in the future!

  • Carl Spackler3Carl Spackler3 Members Posts: 1,065 ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Right on!

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  • Forged4everForged4ever To See A Man’s True Character, Spend 4+ Hours With Him on a Golf Course⛳️ The Burgh/Hdcp: My gene poolClubWRX Posts: 15,738 ClubWRX
    edited Aug 20, 2019 9:43pm #27

    congratulations PA, that’s fantastic!!!

    I’m so happy for you as that’s gotta be an incredible feeling!!

    Been Playin for 52+ years, with enough memories for a couple of lifetimes and though I’ve hit two pins on the fly, two more on one bounce and I actually had a 207yd 4i enter the front of the cup on the fly and between the bottom of the pin and the pin itself, it bounced up and out, leaving me an 8-9” birdie putt, lol.

    I’d give a lot of those memories back for just one hole in one, hahaha🤪

    Don’t you guys have the insurance pool set up to cover the bar tab with you gettin what’s left, if anything?

    If not, you should set it up at the beginning of the season!

    If there is one and you just didn’t pony up, then shame on you, lol😄

    Regardless, Hats off Brother🎩!!

    Great Job👊

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  • sheldonjhackersheldonjhacker Members Posts: 3,728 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Congrats ! Email the ball and club companies and they will send you some congratulatory swag for your accomplishment! Callaway sends a plaque and Titleist sends a engraved pewter bag tag.

  • Glaze88Glaze88 Members Posts: 76 ✭✭✭

    Congrats! I have been playing for 25yrs and all of it below a 7hcp, still no joy!! I can feel it coming soon tho ;)

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