First Hole In One For 9 Year Old
April 3, 2012
Marcus Piper, a 9 year old member of Stonham Barns Golf Centre, has achieved
his first hole in one on the 105 yard 7th hole at Stonham Barns. He way
playing with his Mum, Sam Piper, who said "he used his 7 iron off
the tee ,
nice smooth swing sending the ball up and straight coming down on the green
with a small bounce hitting the pin before landing in the hole. He was so
pleased after screaming he cried with joy and said his legs went all like
Marcus is a member of the Stonham Barns Junior Academy and is coached by
head professional Tony Dobson. In addition Marcus has recently achieved a
place in the Suffolk County Academy Programme. Funded by Sport England's
Club, this National Training Initiative is a county wide coaching programme
aimed at identifying and encouraging talented and enthusiastic junior
golfers from all backgrounds. Marcus certainly falls into that category!
Well done Marcus!