Don Gore of Alton achieved a first in his 75 years on June 9.
Gore recorded the first hole-in-one of his life on June 9 at Rock Spring Golf Course in Alton. His ace came on Hole No. 7 from 80 yards out. He performed his feat using a Ping G15 wedge and hit a long/soft noodle ball.
Jim Noble, Frank Steward and Bill Taul witnessed the precise shot.