Golfer makes three holes-in-one in three consecutive rounds in Myrtle Beach SC

golferDom DeBonis, 81, made aces in three consecutive rounds over three days during a buddies golf trip about two weeks ago.

“That was unbelievable. It was just magic,” DeBonis said by phone Monday with The Sun News golf reporter Alan Blondin.

The first ace came on Oct. 6 at Farmstead Golf Club with a 9-iron on the 112-yard 17th. The second came at Thistle Golf Club with a 7-iron on the 129-yard sixth hole of the Mackay nine.

And he wasn’t done yet. The next day at Blackmoor Golf Club he holed an 8-iron from 118 yards on the fourth hole. Unlike his first two aces of the week, the group couldn’t see the ball drop because of shadows, but DeBonis had a feeling it went in.

DeBonis and his group finished their week on the links on Oct. 9 at TPC Myrtle Beach, where the magic came to an end.

DeBonis is a Pennsylvania native who took golf trips to Myrtle Beach five years in a row while living in New Jersey and working in the Empire State Building in New York as a vice president of the men’s apparel company April Marcus. He retired and moved to The Villages 15 years ago, and about a dozen players from a regular Wednesday golf group decided to take a golf trip to the Strand last year. They experienced bad weather but booked again in 2014.

“It’s a remarkable thing that has happened,” DeBonis said. “I’ve been elated with everything that’s been going on.”

Read the full story by Alan Blondin here.

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