Past Season Hole-in-one honorees

2021 Honorees

2020 Honorees

2019 Honorees

2018 Honorees

2017 Honorees

2016 Honorees

August 1st - Paul Johansen, 146 yd, par 3, #15, Lake Wilderness...

On August 1st, Paul Johansen carded a hole-in-one on the 15th hole at Lake Wilderness Golf Course during league play with the Mixed Retirees Golf League. Paul used a 5-Iron on the 146 yard par 3. The ball hit the green about 10 feet in front of the back pin location and rolled straight into the cup. It was a picture perfect shot. This was his first Hole-in-One. 
 

July 25th - Terry Hostak, 127 yd, par 3, #14, Auburn...

On July 25th, Terry Hostak member the Sundogers Golf League, carded a hole-in-one on the 14th hole at the Auburn Course. Terry was playing in a non-BEGA Monday night Merchant's league when he used a 9-Iron on the 127 yard par 3. They were using a shotgun start and it was his 1st swing of the day. Who says you need to warm up! This was Terry's second Hole-in-One. 
 

June 20th - John Leyda, 142 yd, par 3, #11, Harbour Pointe...

On June 20th, John Leyda carded a hole-in-one on the 3rd hole at Harbour Pointe Golf Course during league play with the Incredibles Golf League. John used a 9-Iron on the 142 yard par 3. The ball flew directly into the cup without contacting the green. This was John's 2nd Hole-In-One. 
 

May 21st - Jim Franke, 141 yd, par 3, #17, Meadow Park...

Jim Franke during league play of the Retees Golf League carded a hole-in-one while playing the par 3 141 yard 17th hole at Meadow Park in Tacoma. Jim used an 9 iron to card his 1st Hole-in-One. Great Shot Jim 
 

May 1st - Cheryl Owens, 111 yd, par 3, #16, Druids Glen...

On May 1st, Cheryl Owens of the Transputters Golf League made her very 1st hole-in-one using a 7 iron on the 111 yard par 3 16th hole at Druids Glen. Congrats Cheryl on a memorable shot! 

2015 Honorees

Sept 27th - John Leyda, 157 yd, par 3, #12, Kayak...

September 27th, John Leyda of the Incredibles Golf League carded a hole-in-one using a Pitching Wedge on the 157 yard par 3 12th hole at Kayak Point Golf Course. John has been close a few times, but this was his first hole-in-one. 
 

Sept 20th - Jim Hipp, 157 yd, par 3, #14, Rock Island, Wenatchee...

Jim Hip of the Retees Golf League carded a hole-in-one while playing the par 3 157 yard 14th hole at Rock Island. Jim used an 8 iron to card his 2nd Hole-in-One. BUT, this was this first one on his Birthday! Happy Birthday Jim! 
 

June 23rd - Darrel Johnson, 140 yd, par 3, #7, Willows Run, Eagles Talon...

Darrel Johnson of the Retro Hackers Golf League playing Willows Run Eagles Talon aced the 140 yard par 3, 7th hole during league play using a 7 iron. It was Darrel's 1st hole in one. Nice shot Darrel! 
 

June 22nd - Nate Johnson, 172 yd, par 3, #11, Walter Hall Golf Course...

June 22nd, Nate Johnson of the Bogey Busters Golf League carded a hole-in-one while playing the par 3 172 yard 11th hole at Walter Hall. Nate used a 6 iron to card his 1st Hole-in-One. Way to go Nate! 
 

June 15th - Doug Kinzig, 155 yd, par 3, #16, Druids Glenn Golf Course...

June 15th, Doug Kinzig of the X-Outs Golf League carded a hole-in-one while playing the par 3 155 yard 16th hole at Druids Glenn. Doug used a 6 hybrid to card his 1st Hole-in-One. Exiting time Doug 
 

June 9th - Todd Denny, 162 yd, par 3, #15, Wispering Firs...

Congrats to Todd Denny of the Aero Golf league who aced the 16th hole at Whispering Firs, his first ace ever! On June 9th he used a 6 iron on the 162 yard shot. Nice job Todd! Impressive ! 
 

April 29th - Barb Mullis, 115 yd, par 3, #9, Foster...

Congrats to Barb Mullis of the Par Chuters League who aced the 9th hole at Foster, her first ace! On April 29th she used a driver on the 115 yard shot. Nice shot Barb!

2014 Honorees

Sep 21st - Swanee Yourkowski, 121 yd, par 3, #7, Lake Wilderness...

Congrats to Swanee Yourkowski of the Brassie Lassies league who aced the 7th hole at Lake Wilderness, her first ace ever! On Sep 21st she used a 4 hybrid on the 121 yard shot. Nice job Swanee! Impressive ! 
 

July 20th - Bob Tomsett, 118 yd, par 3, #3, West Seattle...

Congrats to Bob Tomsett of the RE-TEES League who aced the 3rd hole at West Seattle, his first ace ever! On July 20th he used a Gap Wedge on the 118 yard shot. Nice job Bob! Impressive use of the gap wedge ! 
 

July 14th - Paul Baughman, 335 yd, par 4, #11, Harbour Pointe...

Tonight, the 14th of July, Paul Baughman of the Incredibles Golf League carded a hole-in-one on the par 4 335 yards on the signature hole. Most of us would be happy to have a hole-in-one on a par 3, let alone a par 4 which is simply amazing. Way to go Paul! 
 

July 11th - Rich Roberts, 152 yd, par 3, #12, Whispering Firs...

Rich Roberts of the ReTees Golf League aced the 152 yard par 3 using a 7 iron. It was Rich's 1st hole in one. Nice shot Richard! 
 

June 8th - Todd Denny, 162 yd, par 3, #16, Whispering Firs, McCord AFB...

Congrats to Todd Denny of the Aero League who aced the 16th hole at Whispering Firs, his first ace ever! On June 8th he used a 6 Iron on the 162 yard shot. Nice job Todd! 162 yds with a 6 iron. Impressive ! 
 

May 31st - Frank Leo, 155 yd, par 3, #17, RMG Club at McCormick Woods...

Congrats to Frank Leo who aced the 17th hole at RMG Club at McCormick Woods! On May 31st Frank used a 7 Iron on the 155 yard shot. Nice job Frank! 
 

May 10th - Bob Berres, 134 yd, par 3, #8, Cedars at Dungenes...

Congrats to Bob Berres who aced the 8th hole at Cedars at Dungeness! On May 10th Bob used a 7 Iron on the 134 yard shot. Bob's 1st ace. Nice job Bob! 
 

April 13 - Jeff Inabnit, 145 yd, par 3, #17, RMG Club at McCormick Woods...

Congrats to Jeff Inabnit of the Wormburners who aced the 17th hole at RMG Club at McCormick Woods, his first ace ever! On April 13th he used a 7 Iron on the 117 yard shot. Very nice, Jeff. The 1st ace is a great thrill! 
 

Feb 1st - Robert Carr, 159 yd, par 3, #14, Home Course...

Congrats to Robert Carr who aced the 14th hole at the Home Course, his 2nd ace! On Feb 1st he used a 5 hybrid on the 159 yard shot. Nice shot Robert. The 2nd Ace is a nice ace! 

2013 Honorees

Aug 22nd - Shari Boggs, 110 yd, par 3, #16, Maplewood...

Congrats to Shari Boggs of the Sundodgers who aced the 16th hole at Maplewood, her first ace ever! On August 22nd she used a 8 Iron on the 110 yard shot. Very nice, Shari! 
 

Aug 12th - Jim Henderson, 144 yd, par 3, #12, 8 Iron, Harbour Pointe...

Congrats to Jim Henderson of the Incredibles league! This was only the 5th hole in one in the history of the Incredibles which was formed in 1972, nicely done Jim! 
 

Aug 7th - Ken Gunderson, 127 yd, par 3, #6, Maplewood...

Congrats to Ken Gunderson of the National league! Ken reported: "This was my first hole in one. On the 6th hole at Mapelwood, I used a 9-iron to drain the 127 yard shot. What a thrill. I actually didn't see it go in but had a feeling it went in." Great day of golf Ken! 
 

Aug 1st - John Toone, 135yd, par 3, #11, Foster Golf Links...

Congrats to John Toone of the Misfits who aced the 11th hole at Foster Golf Links! John used a 7-iron during league play to drain the 135 yard shot. 'What a thrill. I actually saw the ball disappear into the hole.' It was John's 2nd hole in one. Way to go, John! 
 

Jul 18th - Michael Sturm, 444yd, par 5, #16, BattleCreek...

5 - PAR

4 - Birdie

3 - Eagle

2 - Albatross

And accomplishing a very rare feat, Michael Sturm of the Iron Eagles, scored an albatross 2 on the par 5, 16th at Battlecreek on July 18th. In fact they had a 2 AND a 3 on that hole! Congrats, Michael, not too many of us will ever catch one of those babies!

 

Jul 17th - Laurie Briggs, 134yd, par 3, #5, Foster Golf Links...

Congrats to Laurie Briggs of the Parchuters who aced the 5th hole at Foster Golf Links, her first hole-in-one! On July 17th she used a 7-wood during league play to drain the 134 yard shot. Way to go, Laurie! 
 

Jul 4th - Kathy Landino, 115yd, par 3, #14, Maplewood...

Congrats to our BEGA Women's VP Kathy Landino of the Brassie Lassies who recorded her first ace! On July 4th she used a pitching wedge to drain the 115 yard shot at Maplewood's #14 hole. It wasn't during a league event, but it was during a tournament! Very nice, DINO! 
 

Apr 29th - Bill Davis, 188 yd, par 3, #8, Inglewood CC...

Another Boeing retiree making great use of his time! On April 29th Bill used a 3 Iron to drain the 188 yd par 3 at Inglewood. A nice display of golf talent for BEGA! 
 

Apr 22nd - Michael Johnson, 165 yd, par 3, #12, Home Course...

Michael didn't see it go in and looked all around over the back of the green first! On April 22nd Michael used a 4 Hybrid to ace the 165 yd #12 at the Home Course. It was Michael's 5th hole in one.

2012 Honorees

 

Sep 3rd - Kathy Lynn Knauff, 100yd, par 3, #7, McCormick Woods...

Congratulations to Kathy Lynn Knauff of the Parchuter League! Kathy used a 9 iron to ace the 100 yard 7th hole at McCormick Woods. It was Kathy's 1st and occurred during a practice round. Certainly a shot to remember! 
 

Aug 23rd - Jim Davis, 148yd, par 3, #11, Snohomish...

Congratulations to Jim Davis of the Wormburner League! Jim used a 7 iron to ace the 148 yard 11th hole at Snohomish. It was Jim's 1st in his golfing career and occurred during regular league play. What a great golf day for Jim! 
 

Aug 8th - Ron Miller, 125yd, par 3, #16, Snohomish...

Congratulations to Ron Miller of the Sundodgers League! Jim used a pitching wedge to ace the 125 yard 16th hole at Snohomish. It was Jim's 1st and occurred during regular league play. A shot Ron will never forget! 
 

Apr 22nd - Brad Gingrich, 144yd, par 3, #14, Auburn...

Congratulations to Brad Gingrich of the Sundodgers League! Brad used an 8 iron to ace the 144 yard 16th hole at Auburn. It was Brad's 1st and occurred during regular league play. Unforgettable shot for Brad! 
 

Feb 11th - David Ray, 185yd, par 3, #2, Madrona Links...

Congratulations to David Ray of the Transport League! David used a knock down Taylormade R7 driver to ace the 185 yard 2nd hole at Madrona Links. It was David's 4th in his golfing career. Another great golf shot and yet another hole-in-one for David! 

2011 Honorees

Sep 20th - David Ray, 126yd, par 3, #2, Maplewood...

Congratulations to David Ray of the Transport League! David used an 8 iron to ace the 126 yard 2nd hole at Malplewood. It was David's 3rd in his golfing career. Another great golf shot David! 
 

Aug 31st - Mark Mielke, 120yd, par 3, #7, Foster ...

Congratulations to Mark Mielke of the ReTees League! Mark used a sweet 7 iron to ace the 120 yard 7th hole at Foster Golf Links. It was Mark's 2nd in his golfing career. Great Golf Mark ! 
 

Aug 10th - Victor Beede, 120 yd, par 3, #7, Foster ...

Congratulations to Victor Beede of the ReTees League! Victor used a 9 iron to ace the 120 yard 7th hole at Foster Golf Links. It was Victor's 1st in his 65 years of playing golf. Great Golf Victor ! 
 

July 30 - Rod Morrow, 161 yd, par 3, #4, Auburn ...

Congratulations to Rod Morrow of the Turftossers Golf League! Rod used a 6 iron to ace the 161 yard 4th hole at Auburn Golf Course. 
 

May 10th - Greg Spring, 137 yd, par 3, #9, Legion Memorial ...

Congratulations to Greg of the TAP League! Greg used a 9 iron to ace the 137 yard 9th hole at Legion Memorial. Great Golf Greg!

2010 Honorees

Sept 11th - Tina Escobar , 135 yd, par 3, #6, Capital City ...

Congratulations to Tina Escobar! Tina used a 5 wood to ace the 135 yard 6th hole at the Capital City Golf Course. It was the Tina's 1st ace and she did it in a BEGA tournament! Great Job Tina. 
 

Sep 8th - Clancy O'Neill , 120yd, par 3, #2, Maplewood...

Congratulations to Clancy O'Neil of the Transport League! Clancy used his 8 iron to ace the 120 yard 2nd hole at Malplewood. It was Clancy's 2nd ace in his golfing career. What a good day Clancy! 
 

August 9th - Char Furukawa, 125 yd, par 3, #3, Snoqualimie Falls ...

Congratulations to Char Furukawa! Char used a 7 wood to ace the 125 yard 3rd hole at the Snoqualimie Falls Golf Course. Great Job Char. 
 

July 24th - Craig Roloff, 170 yd, par 3, #13, Jackson ...

Congratulations Craig! Craig used a 4 hybrid to ace the 170 yard 13th hole at the Jackson Park Golf Course. Nice job Craig. 
 

July 1st - Doug Ostrander, 187 yd, par 3, #4, Auburn ...

Congratulations to Doug! Doug used a 4 iron to ace the 187 yard 4th hole at the Auburn Golf Course. It was Doug's 1st ace after 48 years of golf! Nice job Doug. 
 

May 16th - Harry Hettinger, 144 yd, par 3, #14, Foster ...

Congratulations to Harry Hettinger! Harry used an 8 iron to ace the 144 yard 14th hole at the Foster Golf Course. Harry's prior ace was back in 1999. Great Job Harry. 
 

May 13th - Mark Karuga, 138 yd, par 3, #13, Legion Memorial Course ...

Congratulations to Mark of the Wormburners League! Mark used an Pitching Wedge to ace the 138 yard 16th hole at the Legion Memorial Course. Great Golf Mark! 
 

May 12th - James Brooks, 120 yd, par 3, #17, Foster Golf Course ...

Congratulations to James of the Re Tees! James used an 8 iron to ace the 120 yard 7th hole at the Foster Golf Course. It was the first career hole in one for James. Way to go James 
 

May 10th - Kaydee Mounce, 110 yd, par 3, #2, Maplewood ...

Congratulations to Kaydee Mounce of the Mixed Retirees, long time Women's Handicap Chair and current Women's V.P.! Kaydee used a 5 iron to ace the 110 yard 2nd hole at the Maplewood Golf Course. It Kaydee's 2nd career hole in one. Super job Kaydee 
 

April 24th - Myra DeLappe, 105 yd, par 3, #6, Maplewood ...

Congratulations to Myra DeLappe in non-league play. Myra used a 7 iron to ace the 105 yard 6th hole at the Maplewood Golf Course. It Myra's 1st hole in one. Nice job Myra 
 

April 18th - Jan Artim, 101 yd, par 3, #3, Hawks Prairie Links Course ...

Congratulations to Jan Artim. Jan used a 9 iron to ace the 101 yard 3rd hole at the Hawks Prairie Links Course. It Jan's 3rd hole in one in her amazing golf career. Nice job Jan 
 

April 17th - Manual Llanos, 154 yd, par 3, #6, Hawks Prairie Links Course ...

Congratulations to Manual Llanos Vice President of the Skip Abouts League! Manual used a 6 iron to ace the 154 yard 6th hole at the Hawks Prairie Links Course. Manual notched the ace during the 2010 Officer's tournament. Great Job Manual. 

2009 Honorees

August 31st - Diane Stoick, 85 yd, par3, #3, Jade Greens ...

Congratulations to Diane Stoick of the Jade Ladies! She used an 8 iron to ace the 85 yard 3rd hole at Jade Greens Golf Course in Auburn 
 

August 24th - John Ward, 131 yd, par3, #14, Lake Spanaway ...

Congratulations to John Ward of the X-Outs. John used a 7 iron during regular league play at Lake Spanaway Golf Course to notch his ace. Excellent job John! 
 

August 16th - Trish Kinnunen, 101 yd, par 3, #13, Kitsap Golf & Country Club ...

Congratulations to Trish Kinnunen! Trish used a 7 iron to ace the 101 yard 13th hole at the Kitsap Golf & Country Club. It was an uphill blind shot and no one saw it roll into the cup! Great shot Trish! 
 

June 23rd - Al Visser, 128 yd, par3, #9, Eagles Talon (Willows Run) ...

Congratulations to Al Visser of the Retro-Hackers Golf League for notching the 2nd hole-in-one of the 2009 BEGA season. It was Al's 1st hole-in-one! A great golf day for Al! 
 

June 3rd - Jim Hipp, 120 yd, par3, #7, Foster ...

Congratulations to Jim Hipp of the ReTees Golf League. During the league round, Jim used a PW to ace the 120 yard 7th hole at Foster. It was quite a night for the ReTees. During a pre-league practice round, Konrad Halliday notched a non-league, hole-in-one with an 8 iron. This has to be a league first - TWO ACES IN ONE DAY. Congratulations to both players for their holes-in-one! 

2008 Honorees

 

June 24th - Paul Vitellaro, 175 yd, Par 3, 6 Iron, #12, Trilogy ...

Congratulations to Paul Vitellaro of the Rovers Golf League. During the league's regular Tuesday night round, Paul used a 6 iron to ace the 175 yard 12th hole at the Trilogy golf club. It is Paul's third career hole-in-one. Nice job Paul!