Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Rare Feats No Longer a One-Off

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Rare Feats No Longer a One-Off

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Ben Turnbull

ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au

IN THE wash-up of Ken Barritt and Peter Lee both hitting holes in one at the weekend, calls have been made for the greenkeeper to make the Bundaberg Golf Club's course harder much --to the disappointment of other players.

Barritt nailed a pretty eight-iron shot on the 14th to claim his second ace, while Lee struck the ball equally as sweet on the eighth to achieve perfection for the second time also.

The odds of a club golfer hitting an ace is 12,500 to one and for two to be hit in an afternoon's play is rare, unlike the chance of the pin being centimetres away from a bunker Saturday, which is a distinct possibility.

The club's greenkeeper, Sean Stuchbery, wouldn't comment on where his staff would cut the holes this weekend, but he said he felt he was part of the pair's special achievement.

"Ken had been a major sponsor and Peter had done heaps of work around the club so I thought I owed them one," Stuchbery said. …

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