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Ace in the Hole


Last updated 2/3/2017 at 1:25pm

Congrats to Gene Kozier for starting off 2017 with an ace on the 120-yd Hole-13 at the RoadRunner Club course on January 21. The odds of an amateur golfer making a hole-in-one on a par 3 (at least 150-yards) are roughly 12,500 to 1.

Several years ago at Rams Hill, according to resident Joe Tatusko, a player lost a match-play hole after his ace was bested by the very next player off the tee box, who also aced it but had a handicap-pop for that hole. That’s gotta leave a mark! The odds of that happening are about 32,000 to 1.

If you, dear reader-golfer, get a hole-in-one on a Borrego Springs course (including Warner Springs), send the following info to the Sun at the attention of Michael Sadler: Date, course, hole # and par #, yardage, your handicap, club number and manufacturer, ball manufacturer and name/number, number of players in your group, career aces, whether or not you saw it go in the hole, a 25-word max description of your reaction, and a photo.

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