(Hot Springs Village, Ark.) – 81-year-old golfer and author Chuck Miller made two holes-in-one during his recent round at Hot Springs Village’s Cortez Course. On Tuesday, June 18th, Miller made his first ace on the 135-yard, par-3 12th hole hitting a 6-iron. Five holes later, Miller made his second ace on the 138-yard, par-3 17th hole, again with a 6-iron.
Miller is known as the “Traveling Guy” around the club because he has played golf in all 50 states. Miller authored a book about his golf adventures, titled “Golfing the U.S.: Reflections on a 50-Week, 50-State Golf Odyssey. During his 50-week, 50-state golf tour in 2012, he played 141 different courses. Following his 50-state golf tour, Miller chose to live in Hot Springs Village, a place he loves to call home. The avid, 81-year-old golfer shot his age last Sunday (June 16th) while playing at Hot Springs Village.
Miller now has three aces in his life as his first hole-in-one came on April 20, 1974 at Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club in California. His aces came 45 years, 1 month and 29 days apart.
Hot Springs Village is home to nine incredible golf courses that are open to daily-fee and resident play, including: Balboa Golf Club, Coronado Golf Club, Cortez Golf Club, DeSoto Golf Club, Diamante Golf Club, Granada Golf Club, Isabella Golf Club, Magellan Golf Club, and Ponce de Leon Golf Club. For more information on golf at Hot Springs Village, visit www.explorethevillage.com.
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