103-Year-Old Golfer Nabs Hole-in-One—His 8th

Gus Andreone is likely the oldest golfer to have done it
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2014 12:40 PM CST
103-Year-Old Golfer Nabs Hole-in-One—His 8th
There's striking it lucky in golf, and then there's striking it lucky for the eighth time -- at age 103.   (Shutterstock)

There's no small amount of luck that goes in scoring a hole-in-one in golf, but if you've managed the feat eight times you might want to start picking Lottery picks for your nearest and dearest—though it probably doesn't hurt if you've been hitting the links for 75 years. That's the plight of Gus Andreone, reports CBS, who at the age of 103 looks to be the oldest player on record to have accomplished the feat. His eighth came off the end of his driver on a 113-yard hole at a golf course in Sarasota, and if the PGA certifies it he'll have beat the record of a 102-year-old woman who did it in 2007. (More hole in one stories.)

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