Sean Clapp's Hole in One
More about Sean Clapp's ace:
This was the first time I had ever golfed at this Elkhorn course. I've only been golfing for three years now so this was the surprise of my life when I got the hole in one.
We were golfing on Black Bird, and this was our 17th hole for the day. This was No. 8 on Black Bird.
The pin was on the front part of the green and there looked to be a little wind. Everybody else had honors for the hole and I was the last one to shoot. Jim Turner and the other gentlemen we golfed with all hit 5-irons and all fell short of the green. I decided to use a 7-iron and teed the ball up. I hit the ball and it seemed like it maybe got too much air and looked to be going short also. The ball looked like it drawed a little bit, and the ball hit about 8 feet in front of the hole, bounced past the tee and trickled back and rolled in for the hole in one.
I've personally have never seen a hole in one and didn't know how to react at first. We were golfing with two strangers that also have been golfing for years and have never seen a hole in one. They bum-rushed me and were giving me high fives and congratulating me and were so shocked that they actually got to see one.
Jim Turner and I have been golfing together now for three years. He is a sales rep for a local sign company that used to be my client. He's 63 years old and basically has taught me everything I know to this point about golf. So how fitting it was for him to be there for my first hole in one! I liked playing this golf course a lot and will return as often as possible.