Gorebridge golfer in seventh heaven

Robert Gibson (43) who scored a hole in one on a par 3 hole at Newbattle Golf Club, Dalkeith.
Robert Gibson (43) who scored a hole in one on a par 3 hole at Newbattle Golf Club, Dalkeith.

A Gorebridge delivery driver has pulled off his dream shot – again – at Newbattle Golf Course, with a 177-yard hole in one.

Robert Gibson (43) took his perfect shot on the par three 11th hole during the club championships in June. It was his seventh hole in one, though his first on the 11th.

He said: “I didn’t see it go in. My playing partner Fraser said he thought it might have went in so we wandered up and sure enough it was in the hole.

“It’s my seventh hole in one, I’ve had six at Newbattle and one down the Borders. My longest was 240 yards.

“I’d had a hole in one at all the other par threes at Newbattle but that was my first at the 11th.”

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