Many golfers go their entire careers without ever recording a hole-in-one, let alone claim two to their name - unless you’re Bishop Feehan junior Brett Chatfield.
Thursday afternoon at Swansea Country Club, Chatfield posted his second hole-in-one, eagling the par-3 sixth hole.
“It was kind of funny because my friend was joking that he was going to get a hole-in-one first,” Chatfield said. “And then he put it to two feet. I said I would get it closer, and I got the hole-in-one.”
Chatfield said the hole is 100-yards over a pond. Today’s pin was placed at the front of the green.
The hole-in-one was just part of what turned out to be an outstanding round for the 16-year-old. Chatfield turned in an ever-par 37, which included a second eagle on the par-5 11th.
Thursday’s ace was the second of Chatfield’s career. He recorded his first when he was 13-years-old, playing with friends at First Tee Golf Course in Norton.
“I just couldn’t believe I got a hole-in-one,” he said of the outing. “It was pretty special.”
The junior hasn’t started looking at specific colleges, but wants to play golf post-high school.
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