Hole-in-one stories

Hole in one

I am a Marine stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California and was invited, along with other service members in the local area, to participate in the Folds of Honor Golf Tournament held at Bear Creek Golf Club in Murrieta, CA. It was a day that I will never forget. First of all, the members and staff at Bear Creek Golf Club are all class in every sense of the word. They catered to us throughout the entire day and were always expecting nothing in return. So I get teamed up with another Marine, Chris, as well as two couples, Bob and Helen, and Doug and Sue. These are some of the nicest and most welcoming people I have had the pleasure of playing with, and I think we made a great team. The round started off with birdies on the first three holes, and then a string of 3 or 4 Pars and then birdies sprinkled in with a few pars. Once we made it to the Par 3 6th hole, I had it in my head that I would like to have my swing filmed so I could send it in to a swing professional and have it analyzed. So I asked Chris if he would film my swing, and of course he obliged. All throughout the round I had been hitting my irons about 2 club lengths farther than I normally do, so at the urging of Doug (the golf ball whisperer), I decided to hit my 9 Iron into the 135yd hole when I would normally hit my 7 iron that distance. So we got the camera all set up and I addressed the ball, swung the club and watched the ball flight. Once Doug saw the ball flight, he made a prophecy that would come true in mere seconds. The ball lands on a slop about 5 feet to the right of the pin, and just trickles into the cup. The video shows the very early stages of what seemed to be a 15 minute celebration. After the initial shock of the ball actually going in, I then realized that I had not only hit my first hole in one, but that I had won the $500 prize for closest to the pin and a 2014 Cadillac ATS for the hole in one on that hole. The past couple of days have been really cool, telling that story to everyone and having friends and family ask about it. It was a moment in my life that will most likely never happen again, but the people I was able to encounter and befriend, as well as the memories made, will not soon be forgotten.
I want to give a special thanks to the Bear Creek Golf Club for being such gracious hosts and affording me the opportunity to have this happen.
Big shout out to Doug Miller (the golf ball whisperer) and his wife Sue - I really enjoyed getting to know you both.
Also I have to give some huge love to some great people, Dennis and Ralene Sisk - Thank you for the Bear Creek shirt and for being so awesome!
Here is the link to the video on YouTube if you wanna give it a look.

http://youtu.be/ultZK15M-tU

P.S. The ball I hit was a Titleist NXT Tour!

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