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Holy cow! A hole in one

 

Alex Chin, 11, who attends Pleasanton Middle School, hit his first hole in one on the 15th hole at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore on July 2.

"I was excited and shocked at the same time when I got the hole in one," Chin said. "I just aimed the ball straight at the hole."

Chin has been a Junior Golfer at Las Positas since he was 8 years old under the Director of Instruction Andy Nisbet and has been playing golf since he was 4.

"My dad liked golf and I watched it on television," said Chin.

He has played this particular course about 15 times but it is the daily practice that helped him achieve the feat.

"I practice 15-20 hours a week, either in my back yard, at the golfing range or at Las Positas," Chin said.

As for the future he will continue to play for the next few years and follow his favorite golfer Phil Mickelson, ranked No. 2 in the world, on television.

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Posted by Peo-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:24 am

This just in... breaking news out of Livermore..


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Posted by Pro-Law*
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:25 am

This just in... breaking news out of Livermore..


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Posted by TJ
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:13 am

Alex, Congrats on the hole in one. Way to go.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jul 14, 2010 at 9:45 am

HOORAY! HOORAY! HOORAY! waaaaaaaaaaaaay cooooooooooooooooool...!


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Posted by Why
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2010 at 9:18 pm

Congratulations, but I'm confused.


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Posted by Kafka-esque
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 15, 2010 at 9:08 am

Slow news day folks. Besides would you rather hear that there's STILL an oil spill in the gulf all day long?


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Posted by Fore!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 15, 2010 at 1:52 pm

Way to go, Alex! Still hoping to get one someday myself!


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Posted by Miegen Woolsey
a resident of Nolan Farms
on Sep 17, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Fantastic, Alex. Just read about your 1st ( of many) Hole in One!!!
Way to go! I hope you and Noah will be playing together this year at PMS.
~ Miegen Woolsey


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Posted by Shaunak
a resident of Amador Estates
on May 1, 2011 at 5:06 pm

We love you Alex!!!!

your best friend,
Shaun


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