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Coming Up Aces

By PGA of America, 09/29/17, 11:15AM EDT


PGA Jr. League Holes In One

We’ve seen some pretty amazing holes in one made by PGA Jr. League golfers during matches in 2017!

Have a hole in one that should be featured? Email your photos and the below information to

  • Golfer’s name, age and hometown
  • Captain and team name
  • Date of hole in one
  • Name of the other team competing (if made during a match)
  • Course and hole number
  • Club used and yardage

Check out these holes in one that we've taken note of this season!

Reid Allison, 7
from Frisco, Texas

Reid is a member of “The Spieths” PGA Jr. League team of the Scott Robbins League (The Colony, Texas), Captained by Scott Robbins, PGA

WHEN: May 5, 2017 – During a match with “The Aces” team of the Scott Robbins League

WHERE: Stewart Peninsula Golf Course (The Colony, Texas), Hole #6

HOW: Reid aced the hole from 75 yards using his 9-iron, which was witnessed by his mom, Amy!

Owen Greenough, 8 
from Bend, Oregon

Owen is a member of the Eagle Crest Golf Resort (Redmond, Oregon) PGA Jr. League team, Captained by Kevin Story, PGA Apprentice

WHEN: May 6, 2017 – During a match with a team from River’s Edge Golf Course (Bend, Oregon)

WHERE: Eagle Crest Golf Resort, Hole #6 on the Ridge Course

HOW: Owen aced the hole from 85 yards using his 6-iron!

Ryan McShan, 13 
from Salem, New Hampshire

Ryan is a member of the Atkinson Country Club (Atkinson, New Hampshire) PGA Jr. League spring league, Captained by Peter Doherty, PGA, and coached by Brian Diamond, PGA

WHEN: May 20, 2017 – During a match

WHERE: Atkinson Country Club, Hole #9 on the par-3 course

HOW: Ryan aced the hole from 103 yards using his 8-iron!

Maya Hanson, 8 
from Kent, Washington

Maya is a member of Team Green Eagles PGA Jr. League team at Meridian Valley Country Club (Kent, Washington), Captained by Carissa Simmons, PGA

WHEN: May 27, 2017 – During her league match with the Yellow Jackets (Meridian Valley Country Club)

WHERE: Meridian Valley Country Club, Hole #6

HOW: In her first ever round of golf, Maya used a pitching wedge for her hole-in-one from 40 yards!

Mia McDowell, 9 
from Reno, Nevada


Mia is a member of the Somersett Golf and Country Club (Reno, Nevada) PGA Jr. League team, Captained by Stuart Smith, PGA

WHEN: June 11, 2017 – During a match with a team from Lakeridge Golf Course (Reno, Nevada)

WHERE: Somersett Golf and Country Club, Hole #3

HOW: Mia aced the hole from 93 yards using her 6-iron. It was a chilly 41 degrees after her round, so she bought the clubhouse a round of hot chocolate!

Carter Durkin, 12 
from Spokane, Washington


Carter is a member of one of the Manito Golf & Country Club (Spokane, Washington) PGA Jr. League teams, Captained by Corey Prugh, PGA

WHEN: June 22, 2017 – During a match with another Manito Golf & Country Club team

WHERE: Manito Golf & Country Club, Hole #5

HOW: Carter aced the hole from 120 yards using his 7-iron!

Mike Rothberg, 13 
from Fairfield, Connecticut


Mike is a member of the Mill River Giants PGA Jr. League team (of Mill River Country Club in Stratford, Connecticut), Captained by John Klug, PGA

WHEN: July 9, 2017 – During a match with Whitney Farms Golf Course

WHERE: Mill River Country Club, Hole #8 

HOW: Mike made an incredible ace on a par 4 from 197 yards using his driver!

Jaden Nacional, 6 
from Oceanside, California


Jaden is a member of the Emerald Isle Clovers PGA Jr. LEague team (of Emerald Isle Golf Course in Oceanside, California), Captained by Nikki Gatch, PGA

WHEN: July 10, 2017 – During the practice rounds of the IMG Academy Junior World Championships

WHERE: Colina Park Golf Course (San Diego, California) – Hole #15

HOW: Jaden, while wearing his lucky shirt (his PGA Jr. League jersey!), aced the hole from 62 yards with his 7-iron! 

Trey Lambert, 8
from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho


Trey is a member of the Prairie Falls 1 PGA Jr. League team (of Prairie Falls Golf Club in Post Falls, Idaho), Captained by Bobby Myles, PGA

WHEN: July 12, 2017 – During a match with Prairie Falls 2

WHERE: Prairie Falls Golf Club, Hole #6

HOW: Trey has been playing golf for less than four months, and he made the ace from 126 yards using his 7-iron!

Liz Harper, 10
from Cary, North Carolina


Liz is a member of the Prestonwood Blue PGA Jr. League team (of Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina), Captained by Brian Burgwyn, PGA

WHEN: July 16, 2017 – During a match with Lochmere Golf Club

WHERE: Prestonwood Country Club, Fairway Course, Hole #5

HOW: Liz made the ace from 119 yards using her 3-wood!

Dillon Stefani, 6
from Santa Rosa, California


Dillon is a member of the Bennett Valley Golf Course PGA Jr. League team (Santa Rosa, California), Captained by Jim Knego, PGA

WHEN: July 22, 2017 – During a match with Oakmont Golf Club (Santa Rosa, California)

WHERE: Oakmont Golf Club, Hole #8

HOW: Dillon aced the hole from 140 yards using his driver!

Ethan Paschal, 11
from Fayetteville, North Carolina 


Ethan is a member of the Fayetteville All-Stars (North Carolina), Captained by Micah Vugrinec, PGA. During the regular season, Ethan competed with Highland Country Club.

WHEN: September 22, 2017 – During the final Sub-Regional match in the bracket, which the team won to move on to the Southeast Regional 

WHERE: Carolina Trace Country Club, Hole #6

HOW: Ethan aced the hole from 110 yards with his 9-iron!

Ethan Paschal