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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Trees aces #9 at Cherokee Golf & Country Club

What may be the first time in history, a golfer has aced the par-4 hole #9 at the Cherokee Golf & Country Club.

Eric Trees
Eric Trees, a former college golfer now living in Boynton Beach, Fla., recently scored the rare hole-in-one on the 296-yard finishing hole while playing a round of golf with his aunt, Monica Cowan Schmidt.

Trees is the son of Jay and Vicki (Schmidt) Trees, the grandson of Bill and Donna Schmidt of Cherokee, and nephew of Craig and Monica Schmidt of Cherokee.

He hit a driver to record the long ace, the second in his golfing career.

"We knew the drive was long enough and on a good line, but we could not find the ball when we got to the green," laughed Monica. "After searching for the ball, Eric decided to look in the hole and there it was!

"The funny thing is that it was late in the day and there was nobody else around to see it or for us to tell them about it! We were the only ones left on the course and the club was already closed."

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