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ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Two aspects of Ben Bender’s life – faith and golf – came together for his final round on the course.
The 93-year-old, who has hip bursitis, used his 5-wood to make a hole-in-one on the third hole last month at Green Valley.
Bender only played a few more holes before walking into the clubhouse and telling Green Valley manager Steve Galloway that he was done.
Hearl Cubbison witnessed Bender’s shot.
“I’d come close to some hole-in-ones, but this one was level on the green before it curved towards the hole and went in,” Bender said. “I was in awe watching it. I played a few more holes, but my hips were hurting and I had to stop. It seemed the Lord knew this was my last round so he gave me a hole-in-one.”
The round wasn’t going well, noted Galloway. He said Bender shot at…