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Two aces in quick succession at Links Country Park

PUBLISHED: 22:25 11 June 2013 | UPDATED: 22:25 11 June 2013

Australian professional Andrew Dodt had two holes-in-one on the same day at the European Tour’s Nordea Masters in Sweden last week.

The Links Country Park Golf Club at Weston Runton couldn’t quite match that – but members did manage to record two aces in the space of 10 days.

Stu Webb was playing against Eddie Baker in the first round of the Summer Singles Knockout on May 19 when he achieved his hole-in-one on the 105 yard par three third. His ball went straight into the hole without touching the sides of the cup.

Sadly for Stu the shot to remember wasn’t enough to clinch victory, with Eddie winning the match 2 & 1 to progress to the next round.

Then, on May 29, Caroline Collett followed suit. Along with partner Kate Attenborough she was taking on professional Dominic Dyer and club captain Malcolm Munday in the Pro/Captain Challenge when she had her moment to remember.

Caroline achieved her hole in one on the new 117 yards par three 16th hole.

This meant her team won the match by 3 & 2. Caroline had already achieved an ace on the seventh in a Pro/Captain Challenge in 2003.

Meanwhile Peter Little has notched up a remarkable achievement by winning the Sheringham Golf Club Championship for the 20th time.

Little, a member for 33 years and with a handicap of scratch, won the 36-hole event on Saturday, June 1.

His total of 148 was one better than that of Josh Hall, with Charlie Bright two shots further back on 151.

Little joined Sheringham in 1980 at the age of 12 and won his first Club Championship in 1984 before going on to dominate the event, including a spell of nine consecutive victories between 1988 and 1996.

He hasn’t competed at county level for a number of years but has won several Norfolk County events, including The Norfolk Open Championship in 1999 and The Norfolk Amateur Championship in 1991 and 1996.

The Little family have a long association with Sheringham. Peter’s father, Robert Little, a former club champion, joined the club in 1965 and was a member until he passed away earlier this year.

His mother, Louise, a former ladies’ club champion, is an active member of the Ladies Section, and his brother, John, has also been crowned club champion in the past.

Peter’s nephew, Tom, has been junior club champion on two occasions.


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