LUDLOW, Vt. – On October 11, Bob Lang, of Cambidge, N.Y., made a hole-in-one on the 4th hole at Okemo Valley Golf Club. He made the shot from the gold tee, using his 9-iron, for a 120-yard ace. Bruce Bailey witnessed the amazing feat!
Lang’s name will be engraved on a plaque that hangs inside the Okemo Valley Golf Club clubhouse to honor those who have had the exhilarating experience of making a hole-in-one at OVGC.
Okemo Valley Golf Club is Vermont’s first heathland-style golf course and was designed according to the traditions of the game. The championship 18-hole golf course features a full-service clubhouse, indoor practice facility, 18-acre outdoor training center, fully stocked pro shop and fleet of electric carts. The layout is a par 70 that measures 6,400 yards in length and features bent grass greens, tees and fairways with multiple tee areas on each hole, ensuring playability and challenge for all ability levels. Rolling hills, moderate elevation changes and wide fairways with well-placed hazards enhance the heathland layout.