Retired 64 year old woman gets TWO aces in one round

Good for her…I’m still chasing my first Ace.

By Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2009

WHITLEY BAY, England – Ruth Day, a 64-year-old retiree from northern England, had the day of her life on the golf course last week.

Day managed to shoot two holes-in-one in the same round at Whitley Bay Golf Club, where she is a member.

“A hole in one in itself is usually pretty amazing,” Day said in Friday’s edition of The Journal, a newspaper in northeast England. “But I couldn’t believe it when I did the same thing 10 holes further on.”

Day shot her first ace on the 149-yard third hole on Sept. 9. She added the second on the 161-yard 13th.

“The first time it happened, my friend was the one saying ‘It’s going in. It’s going in,’ but I was relatively ambivalent,” Day said. “Then the lads in front put their thumbs up to say it had gone in. I was pleased because it was my first hole in one.

“It was the second one that was really amazing because it was a more difficult hole. We saw it turn and then we went searching for it round the back to see where it was. We couldn’t find it, and after a while we found it – in the hole.”

Day said she has been playing golf for about 10 years.

“Some people go through their whole life and never get a hole in one,” Day said. “I think there’s only a very small number of people around the world who have done it twice in one round.”

One Response to “Retired 64 year old woman gets TWO aces in one round”

  1. What’s with all the hole-in-ones lately by people. All I ask is for one to come my way.