LUDLOW, Vt. – Four fortunate, skilled golfers made holes-in-one at Okemo Valley Golf Club during August. Their names 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.
Two golfers claimed holes-in-one on Aug. 2. Jack Carmody of Stuart, Fla., aced the 17th hole. He made the shot with his 6-iron from the white tee, for a 140-yard hole-in-one. Lou Falango, Harry Gruber and Dave Nocar witnessed the amazing feat. Liz Spaulding, of Ludlow, Vt., also aced the 14th hole that same day. She made the 127-yard hole-in-one from the gold tee with a 7-wood. Dick Spaulding, Marge Killian and Dick Killian witnessed the accomplishment.
On Aug. 6, Frank Cook of East Islip, N.Y., also aced the 14th hole. He made his memorable shot from the green tee with a 7-iron for a 133-yard hole-in-one. Witnesses were Joe Torsiello, Will Connor and John McVey.
At the end of the month, on Aug. 30, Audrey Earl, of Sparta, N.J., made a hole-in-one on the fourth hole with her 5-wood. She made her shot from the gold tee for a 133-yard ace. Lucille Perrauly, Jean Castello and Nancy Fulgoni witnessed the exciting event.
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.
For more information about Okemo Valley Golf Club, please call (802) 228-1396 or visit golf.okemo.com.