Randy Mah has mastered several different golf holes, but he makes No. 12 at Redwood Meadows seem especially easy. He aced that splashy assignment for the fifth time last week, sinking a sweet six-iron from 141 yards out. Mah is a hole-in-one machine, with a total of 14 on his resume, including 10 at his home club of Redwood Meadows. Hey Randy, any tips for the rest of us?!?
Eighty-one years young, Reg Maye Sr. recently carded his fourth career ace. Maye Sr. swished a seven-iron on No. 10 at Turner Valley, a dandy downhiller that measures 122 yards.
Also at Turner Valley, Bob Jones jarred a nifty nine-iron from 110 yards away on No. 15.
Sharon Evens and Diane Kamitakahara both breezed through the 110-yard second hole at Douglasdale. Evens picked a perfect line with her nine-iron, while Kamitakahara was gripping a six-hybrid for her special shot.
Rob McAuley launched an eight-iron across the ravine on No. 15 on the Point Course at Copper Point and his aim was outstanding from 142 yards away.
David Shapka wasn’t distracted by the views of the downtown skyline on No. 14 at Shaganappi Point. Shapka cranked a nine-iron and then made the 113-yard commute to retrieve his ball from the bottom of the cup.
Peter Thielsen and Amin Rawji could have split the clubhouse tab after same-day aces at Carnmoney. For Thielsen, it was his second hole-in-one of the season. He made short work of No. 13 thanks to a superb seven-iron from 160 yards out, while Rawji ripped an eight-iron on No. 17 and was right on target from the 155-yard blocks.
Thomas Black buried a beauty on No. 8 at McCall Lake, smoothing a seven-iron from 137 yards back.
Colin Stroeder scribbled a ‘1’ on his scorecard during league action at HeatherGlen. Stroeder didn’t need his flat-stick on No. 4, instead finding the flag with an awesome eight-iron from 152 yards away.
Ward Bradley, Alan Twa and Mark Wentworth can swap stories after all three aced the eighth at Maple Ridge. Bradley was spot-on with a six-iron from 144 yards, while Twa was flawless with a five-wood from that same distance and Wentworth’s recipe for success was a seven-iron from 138.
Darren Weatherhead will be saying only good things about his five-iron, his weapon of choice for a 193-yard memory-maker on the sixth hole on Shanagappi’s Valley Nine.
Wayne Dougherty was one-and-done on No. 9 at Hamptons. Eight-iron was the right call for a 154-yard challenge.
Pat Hammerschmidt nailed a nine-iron on No. 11 at Valley Ridge and was right on the money from 131 yards out.
Peter Doenz skipped the putting portion on the sixth at D’Arcy Ranch, finishing his business with one thump of a five-iron from 189 yards away.
Ken Schiavetta drained a 135-yard dart on No. 8 at Douglasdale.
We don’t have all the details, but Doug Marjerrison aced the eighth at Redwood Meadows during the annual Ryder Cup competition at the semi-private setup.
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