Two area players recorded a hole-in-one at different courses, one day apart from each other.
Dick Kosbab of Dade City aced the second hole at Brooksville's Sherman Hills Golf Course, a 143-yarder that he nailed with an 8-iron Dec. 28. Golfers Bob Laster, John McPherson and Bruce Hammond witnessed the shot.
On Dec. 29, Calvin B. Merritt had a hole-in-one on the sixth at The Dunes at Seville Golf Club in Brooksville. It was Merritt's second ace of the year at the Dunes. His first came on the 16th hole Feb. 18.
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