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Locals hit holes in one

By Richard Greene | Published Thursday, June 10, 2010

Two local golfers dealt aces on the links in the last week.

Robert Rankin of Decatur needed only one shot with his seven iron to cover the 142-yard par 3 on the fourth hole at Bridgeport Country Club last Friday.

On Sunday at Indian Creek Golf Club in Carrollton, Decatur 12-year-old Drew Jones hit a hole-in-one on the 125-yard, par 3, 17th hole with his pitching wedge. The ace was part of a 74 he shot for the practice round before the Northern Texas PGA event.

He ended up winning the 12-13 age division at the event Monday. The son of Steve and Jana Jones shot an 82.

Dylan Rottner, 15, of Decatur took fourth place with an 84 in the 14-15 division. He is the son of Andrew and Lisa Rottner.

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