Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Golfer Brings Up Ace No.5

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Golfer Brings Up Ace No.5

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Byline: Jason Gibbs jason.gibbs@dailymercury.com.au

HOLES-IN-ONE

Jim Forrest

August 3, 1993 (Hole 17)

November 6, 1995 (Hole 14)

October 12, 1996 (Hole 17)

September 25, 2000 (Hole 17)

February 26, 2011 (Hole 6)

Lorna Forrest

October 22, 1995 (Hole 18)

December 28, 1996 (Hole 5)

2009 (Mackay)

2010 (Mackay)

GOLF: Mackay's Jim Forrest boasts a record the pros teeing off at Augusta National would be envious of.

Forrest, who has been playing for 19 years after taking up golf as a form of stress relief, recently recorded his fifth hole-in-one at the Mackay Golf Club.

His latest ace came last Saturday on the sixth hole and Forrest said it was no less special than the previous four he has hit.

aIt is always a great feeling no matter how many times you've done it,a Forrest said.

aThe only problem with hitting it straight in is you don't get to putt.a

The other problem surrounding Forrest's latest ace is the fact it may have put his wife Lorna offside. …

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