Congrats Hole-in-One Club Members! Click a tab below to see photos and hear their stories!
First Hole in one for the 2021 season. Dave Elsen # 9 160 yard with a 5 iron, on March 30, 2021. Dave said it was a slam dunk. Ball flew right in the hole..
Ed Pfister (PGA Professional)
Ed Pfister on June 9, made a hole in one on # 4 from the # 4 tees. We asked him how many hole in ones he's had and he said 14 or 15, he has lost count.
First Hole in one for the 2020 season was Eric Niparts - Sunday June 21, 2020 Fathers Day. # 16 with a 4 iron from 175 yards.
Becky O'Brien made an ace on # 16, from the #4 tees 138 yards on Wednesday July 15, 2020.
First Hole in one for the 2019 season, PGA Pro Steve Hirst. #12 164 yards on June 14, 2009
Second Hole In One this season, John "Goose" Siragusa Hole # 4. 155 yards with a 26 degree Hybrid , Friday July 12, 2019.
Andy Crandall made an Albatross 2 on Hole # 15 a par 5, Tuesday July 2019. The hole is 555 yards long, the tees were all the way back with a helping wind, he hit a driver and then hit a 4 iron in the hole from 230.
Jenny Crossfield made hole in one on # 9. 116 yards with a 7 wood on August 17, 2019.
Randy Opferbeck Hole in one on # 16 August 29, 2019 165 yards with a 5 iron. It was Randy's first swing of the day, he was playing in a shotgun event the final night of Men's League.
Dan Smith double eagle / Albatross on hole # 3 - Sept. 15, 2019. Dan makes a 2 on par 5 # 3 and then see below, in the same scramble team Doug Prey makes a Hole In One on # 4. WOW the team is 5 under par for just those two holes.
Doug Prey Hole in one on # 4, Sept. 15, 2019 - As noted above, this was right after Dan Smith makes a 2 on par 5 # 3.
Tom Paprocki - hole in one # 4 , 9/4/2018, 169 yards with a 5 iron. This is Tom's 4th ace. He had one on the same hole last year.
Randy Opferbeck - Hole # 12- April 24, 2017 - 164 yards with a 6 iron.
Eric Niparts aced # 9 164 yards with a 6 iron, during the Sunday round of the Member Guest, July 16 2017
Tom Paprocki - hole in one # 4 , 7/19/2017, 160 yards with a 5 iron. This is Tom's 3rd ace.
Pete Weishan - hole in one # 9 , 10/21/2017, 157 yards with a 5 hybrid.
Eric Niparts aced # 16 October 12, 2016 177 yards with a 6 iron.
Dr. John Marzo
Dr. John Marzo, aced hole #12 September 24, 2016. 164 yards with a 6 iron.
The first ace of the year belongs to member Dale Dunkleman. May 19, 2016 on hole #16 175 yards with a 5 wood.
Johannah Jewlell made the first ace of the season at Elkdale. Saturday June 6. Hole # 4 , 105 yards with a 7 iron. Hannah also made a hole in one on #12 and #9 over the past few years.
Guest at Elkdale - Diana Edmonds aced # 9 150 yards with a 3wd on June 20, 2015
Tim Seitz. Hole in One on Monday July 20. #16 used a 5 iron from 178 yards. It was also Tim's birthday.
Fred Strade - Aced #12 August 29, 2015. 160 yards with a 5 iron.
Lynn Eddy Aced hole # 4 170 yards with a 7 Iron on June 17, 2014
Bill Lewis Aced number 16, June 20, 2014. 175 yards with a 4 iron. He said he has played for 52 years and this is his first hole in one. Oh yeah and there is a memorial marker for his Dad Ed Lewis on that hole.
Kristie Mendell Aced # 16 the same day as Bill Lewis.138 yards with a driver. June 20, 2014 NICE SHOT !!!
Warren Bamber Aced # 9 during a playoff for Member Guest Champion. Warren is 74 plays over 200 rounds a year and this is his first hole in one. The ace was witnessed by nearly 50 player on the deck watching the playoff.
Pete Sunderland aced hole # 16, July 31, 2014. 165 yards with a 5 iron. His first ace ever.
Mike Conner HOLE IN ONE - #9, August 25, 2014. 150 yards with a 7 iron.
The first hole in one of the season made by Frank Pascarella on hole #16, Thursday May 2, 182 with a 6 iron. Frank is happy here, but wait until he gets the bar bill. His hole in one was made on the first night of the men's league.
The second hole in one of the season goes to a guest playing Elkdale, Todd Dinner from Erie PA, on hole #4, 153 yards with a 7 iron. Saturday June 8, 2013. Congratulations Todd !!!
Michael Bracken holding the golf ball aced # 12 on June 29, 2013. A guest at Elkdale from the Cleveland Ohio area.
Dr. James Rinaldi
Dr. James Rinaldi a guest from Country Club of Buffalo made a Hole in One on #4. 147 yards with a 9 iron. July 5, 2013.
The second hole in one at Elkdale for July 5. Dale Ludwick aced # 9 150 yards with a 7 iron. Something in the air this day two hole in ones at Elkdale in the same day. See photo above for the other Ace maker!!
Molly Pierce made a hole in one on #4 Tuesday August 4, with a 7 iron. I think this pose is called a "rock star pose".
Wade Spruce aced hole # 4 Thursday August 22, 174 yards with a 3 hybrid. Wade is only the third member to make a hole in one this season along with four guests who have made a hole in one. Way to go wade !!!!!
Steve Beattie is the 4th member to make a hole in one and the 8th hole in one of the season at Elkdale. Steve Aced Hole # 9 157 yards with a 7 iron during Men's League Thursday August 29, 2013.
Jeff Criley Aced #9 on Thursday October 18, 164 yards with a hybrid club. His playing partners say it was a driver.
Nick Brown made a hole in one on hole #4 September 27, 2012 160 yards with a 8 iron.
Will Georger, son of member of Arlon Georger Aced hole number 9 on August 4, 2012 147 yard with a PW.
Frank Pascarella Aced hole number 12 on August 12, 2012, 164 yards with a 7 iron.
Congratulations Steve Zelazny for his HOLE IN ONE, on hole #16. 185 yards with a 4 iron, during the first round of the Elkdale C.C. Member Guest. Saturday July 21, 2012
Hannah Jewell Aced number 12, 159 yards with a Utility club, July 6 2012. Way to go Hannah!!!
Our first hole in one of the year was by a guest, Jeff Wilson, Hole #12.165 yards with a 4 hybrid club. Way to Go!! oh yeah nice hat!!!
The first hole in one of the 2011 season goes to Jim Gill, Wednesday June 8 on hole # 12 153 yards with a 6 iron.
Congratulations Pete Weishan HOLE in ONE number 9. Friday August 12, 2011 - 165 yards with a Bobby Jones Utility Wood.
Interesting note in the group (a five some) they scored 1,2,3,4,5 in the group. Pete 1, Paul Stetz, 2, Dave Elsen 3, Jay Weishan 4 and Geri Elsen 5.
2nd Hole in one in two days. Marcus Stephens aced number 9 during the first round of the Club Championship. 147 yards with a 9 iron. Saturday August 13, 2011.
Tom Owens Hole in one #12 165 yards with a 6 iron. On Friday August 26, 2011.
Bob Oldro aced hole # 9 Tuesday October 18, 157 yards. His ball flew directly into the hole ripping a chunk of turff from the front of the cup.
Nan Painter aced # 4 on Monday August 30, 2010. 105 yards with a 7 iron.
Jack Sipko aced #9 160 yards with a 6 iron at the end of the 2010 season November 13, 2010.
Elkdale's first hole in one of the season. Jim Lowes from Woodstock Ontarion Canada. Hole # 9 145 yards with a 8 iron. To add to the story this is Jim's second hole in one this week. He aced a par 3 at his home course Startford G.C. in Ontario. Way to go Jim !
Terry Stark Aced # 12 on June 1st during the Monday Night League, he hit a 6 iron from 159.
Our first Elkdale Member to make a hole in one this year. Greg Ralston - # 9 157 yards with a 6 iron - Thursday August 6, 2009
Burt Kellock - Hole in One # 16 Aug. 15, 2009 - 175 yards with a 3 Metal !!!!!!
Mike Joyce Aced #4 Aug. 17, 2009 164 yards with a 7 iron.
Paul Van Curen (PVC)
Paul Van Curen aced # 4 July 5, 2008 with a smooth, solid 6 iron from 164.
October 1, 2008 - Ron Depke aced # 4 160 yards with a 7 iron.
The first hole in one for 2007 did not take long. Jeff Shurilla aced.#9 on April 23, 2007. 157 yards with a 7 iron.
Our second hole in one was by Tammy Eddy on hole # 16 Tuesday May 29 during her ladies league match.
The third hole in one for the season was on hole # 4 May 31,by Randy Fuller. 173 yards with a 5 iron.
Peter Geary aced # 9 Monday September 3, 157 yards with an eleven wood. Peter Aced this same hole last fall.
Randy John made a hole in one on # 4 Sunday September 29, during the mayors cup golf tournament. Randy used a 4 iron from 170 yards.
Tom Hart aced hole # 9 147 yards with 4,5,6,7 or 8 iron. We have yet been told the secret club that his foursome has been sworn to keep secret.
Our first hole in one of the season was recorded by a guest to Elkdale. Tim Roome of Port Colborne Ontario Canada. Tim hit a 7 iron on hole #12 on June 17, 2006
The second hole in one for 2006 was recorded by member Jeanne Depke, from Ellicottville, NY during the Ladies Tuesday League. She aced hole #4 105 yards on Tuesday July 18th 2006.
August 2, 2006 Elkdale Member Tom Cole had a hole in one on number 12. 157 yards with a 7 iron.
Randy Opferbeck scored the fourth ace of the season during the Men's league August 3, on hole #12 164 yards with a 7 iron.
Matt Gilbert aced #9 late in the evening Saturday August 5. The hole played 157 yards, Matt hit a 7 iron. This is the fifth hole in one of the season.
The sixth hole in one of the year was recorded by Bud Binner Saturday August 12, 2006, hole #12 164 yards with a 5 wood.
Lou Pozzi added another hole in one to the 2006 hole in one club. Lou aced hole # 16 August 15, 2006, 185 yards with a 3 wood. Lou noted it was into a stiff breeze.
Guest Hap Holway from Tonawanda, NY aced # 4 - 152 yards with a 18degree Utility club. This makes the 8th hole in one of the season at Elkdale.
September 16, 2006 New member Peter Geary aced hole number 9 with a 9 wood.
Our first hole in one for the season was recorded by Tim Collins, Sunday April 17, 2005 on Hole #12, 162 yards with a 7 iron.
Our Second hole in one for the season was recorded by Mark Halftown, Friday April 22, 2005 on Hole #12, 164 yards with a 7 iron.
Our third hole in one of the season was made by Kevin Mason, a guest at Elkdale Saturday May 21, 2005 on Hole #4 169 yard with a 6 iron.
Our fourth hole in one for the season was recorded by Greg Ralston, May 26, 2005 on hole # 16 138 yards with a 7 iron.
June 22, 2005 Bill Peterson recorded Elkdale's 5th hole in one of the season. Hole # 4 from the back of the tee 185 yards with a Hybrid 4.
June 29, 2005 Jack Hushen aced number 9, 157 yards with a 4 iron. There was a porch full of witnesses who enjoyed the excitment of seeing a hole in one. Jack could not see the ball drop because it was late in the evening and the sun was in his eyes.
Member Rich Trudeau recorded an ace on Hole # 4, July 14, 2005, 169 yards with a 7 iron.
Carol Ellis Scored an Ace on on Hole #9 August 15, 2005 during the Salamanca Rotary Scramble.
August 27, 2005 was an unusual day at Elkdale Country Club, three players recorded a hole in one on the same day. First was HARRIS BUNDY with an ace on Hole #12, 169yards with a 6 iron.
The Second hole in one of the day (Aug.27,2005)was made by Robin Carlson on Hole # 4, during the Rally for the Cure Scramble.
The third Hole in one (Aug.27,2005) was made by Brian Hansberry, on hole # 4 164 yards.
September 7, 2005 - Don Kranz of North Java shot his first ever hole in one on Hole # 4, 169 yards with a 6 iron. Don was playing in the Tri-County Highway Superintendants golf outing.
Yet another ACE! What a year for hole in ones. We must have bigger golf holes or great golfers that play here at Elkdale. RANDY HOOPER aced # 9 on September 11, 2005, 157 yards with a 7 iron.
Paul Van Curen (PVC)
A record year for hole in ones at Elkdale - # 14 ! Paul Van Curen "PVC" made his ace on Hole # 9 with a 6 iron from 157 yards. September 13, 2005.
Our first Hole in one for the season was recorded by Jenny Crossfield on hole # 4 June 1, 2004.
The third Hole in One for 2004 was made on July 11, 2004 by Peter Wallen on hole #9.
Dick Smith made a hole in one on Hole # 9 - Thursday, July 29, 2004.
Lucius Stephens on Hole # 9. 157 yards with an 8 iron, Sep. 8, 2004
Our first hole in one of the year belongs to Randy John, who aced hole # 16 during the MGA Spring Scramble. The hole was played from 185 yards and he hit a perfect 7 wood.
The second Hole in one of the season was made by a guest from Canton Ohion, Dan Weller. Dan aced the 157 yard hole #9 with a 6 iron. This was Dans first Hole in One. He just stopped in for a quick round, after being in the area on a fishing trip. He said he had more luck golfing than he did fishing.
Our third hole in one of the year was by another guest Wayne Hanley on Hole # 4 , 164 yards with a 4 iron. Wyane made his ace on 6/29/2003. Wayne is from Burlington Ontario.
Doug Prey & Mark Peabody
The fourth and fifth hole in ones were made on the same day during the Golden Eagle Open. Members Doug Prey on Hole # 12 and Mark Peabody on Hole # 9. Both players cashed in with a skin for their efforts.
The sixth hole in one of the year was made by Jim Wasmund, Assistant Professional at Lake Shore C.C. in Erie PA., Jim is a former member of Elkdale C.C. and a past club champion. He aced Hole #16 185 yards with a 5 iron on September 10, 2003.
The Seventh hole in one of the year was made by Johannah Jewell on Hole # 4. She hit a 6 iron from 115 yards. She aced #4 on October 13, 2003.
PGA Professional, Jack Widger
The first hole in one of the season goes to our club pro Jack Widger, May 8, 2002 on hole # 9 with an 8 iron. On his way to shooting a fine round of 65.
Karen Kaye & John Martin
Karen Kaye and John Martin Both aced the 157 yard Hole #9 on the same day and were playing in the same foursome!!! What are the odds on that one! June 26, 2002
Another hole in one for Chris Whitcomb. Chris aced hole number 4, 164 yards with an 8 iron on July 6, 2002. This is Chris's second ace on hole #4, last April 26 he made a hole in one from the same tee location with an 8 iron.
Yet another hole in one. Greg Fitzpatrick from Crag Burn Golf Club aced hole # 4 on July 19, 2002 during his practice round for the member guest.
Our sixth hole in one of the year was made by Ted Dry on hole # 9 on September 18, 2002 157 yards with a 6 iron.
April 26, 2001 Golf shop employee and Salamanca High School Golf Team member Chris Whitcomb aced hole # 4 with an 8 iron during a School Match. Yes, he did win that hole.
May 11, 2001 Irene Speroni Aces hole # 4 with a 7wood, witnessed by Pat Leblanc, Jenny Crossfield and Lee Bogart. Congratulations! Her first of her life.
June 6, 2001 Marilyn Tompkins had a hole in one on hole # 9 150 yards with a driver.
September 23, 2001 - Ross Peters Hole # 12 5 iron.