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I've also never had a hole in one. During a tournament several years back I landed a ball in the cup on a 185-yard par 3.  The ball took a chunk out of the lip and hopped out 2 inches left of t

hole in one!! not me, but one of our guys in the group I play with weekly. he did it today at the 4th hole par 3 at mile square golf course. I didnt see it cause I was the group behind, but hearing the cheers was cool. of course, he took all of us out to dinner tonight. about 15 of us. imagine the bill for this hole in one. fun times

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My total golfing experience would probably be 4yrs. I played 2yrs back in 95-96, then gave it up and started in 2009. Never had a hole in one, and like many others never even close. Think the closest Ive been on a par 3 is 12-15 feet from the cup.

Someone else had a similar story to this one though. Back in 95 I was on a long par 3, about 180 (well long to me) with a large pond right in front of the tee box. First ball I topped right into the water. Teed up again, next ball came within 6" of going in for par.

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Played for 7 years or so when younger. Was an 8 handicapper.  I'm back into the sport now after 25 years.

In my younger days I holed out a few from 150 yds and in but never an ace though I have hit the flag a couple times.

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Originally Posted by Aquaguru

So I was watching the GC and playing lessons from the pros with Bubba.  Towards the end he was talking with Johnny Damon about how he has never had an ACE in his whole life, but his caddi and wife both have.

So I was thinking I would start this for everone to share how long they have been playing and still do not have an ACE

If you have had a hole in one how long did it take you?

Me 15 years and no ACE.....yet

p.s I looked to see if there was another thread like this and never found one.


I've played this game 21 years, never had an ace before.  I had a double eagle two years ago on a 540yd par 5, so I think that's better.

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Originally Posted by cougar978

I've played this game 21 years, never had an ace before.  I had a double eagle two years ago on a 540yd par 5, so I think that's better.


to me I think a hole in one is better just cause people will always ask a golfer, "have you ever had a hole in one?" I have been asked that countless times since I started playing golf, but, I have never been asked if I have ever had a double eagle. funny thing is I have been asked numerous times if I have had an eagle.

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I've also never had a hole in one.

During a tournament several years back I landed a ball in the cup on a 185-yard par 3.  The ball took a chunk out of the lip and hopped out 2 inches left of the cup.  While it was incredibly exciting, I couldn't help but be disappointed.  On the plus side, the near-ace helped me and my team forget about an otherwise mediocre 83.

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Originally Posted by caniac6

I had one playing by myself, so I couldn't claim it. I don't know what is worse!



That's worse. I put one on the lip during a solo round last fall. While it was still in the air I was yelling at it to get in the bunker.

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I've played for 38 years now or so, have never had one.  I got to about 6" on a fairly short par 3 once.  Have hit the stick several times from varying 'typical' par 3 distances.  It's a combination of luck and skill.  The more skill you have, the more chances you'll get.  But ultimately, it's luck that gives you the bounce that gets your ball into the hole.

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Started playing at age 17 and it took me until I reached the age of 41 before I finally got mine---138 yard 9 iron. That was 12 years ago, and the closest I have gotten since then is 2 feet.

Strictly blind, dumb luck for my ace.

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