Bret Melson has hit a hole in one on a 448yd Par 4 at the Ko’olau Golf Club on Oahu. The hole is the toughest on a course rated by the USGA as the toughest in the world. Ko’olau has a slope of 158 anda course rating of 74.4.
Previously, the longest straight shot hole in one in golf history was hit by Robert Mitera on October 7, 1965 at the Miracle Hills Golf Club in Omaha, Nebraska where he used his driver to ace the 10th hole from 444 yards.
His proud teachers at the San Diego Golf Academy have a video on the event. It’s pretty well done.