Sue is quickest off the mark
Cornish golfer Sue Barlow, from Marazion, beat odds of more than 12,500-1 to score a hole-in-one and become the first winner of an exclusive BOSS Watch courtesy of a new hole-in-one club.
Sue, 69, recorded her 127-yard ace on the par-three hole at West Cornwall GC. And, in doing so, she became the first to receive the exclusive timepiece which is awarded to golfers who record the elusive ace in club competitions, following the launch of the BOSS Watches H1 Club on April 15.
The 19-handicapper said: “West Cornwall is a links course overlooking St Ives and it was a very windy day, with the tee shot straight into the wind. I eventually chose the driver which proved to be the right decision. It ricocheted off the bank and rolled across into the hole.
“We could see it happen from the tee but I didn’t believe it was in the hole until I actually saw it there. I’ve been playing golf for 30 years and this is my first hole-in-one!”
The two-time lady captain of West Cornwall added: “It was a great feeling and I feel very honoured to be the first to receive the Boss watch.”
BOSS Watches has manufactured the specially commissioned timepiece for each golfer lucky enough – or skilful enough – to record a verified hole-in-one this year. And recipients will also receive membership of the exclusive BOSS Watches H1 Club, launched in association with The Telegraph and HowDidiDo, Europe’s largest golfing community, with access to special benefits and H1 Club merchandise.
Stephen Brydon, commercial director for MGS Distribution, the official licenced UK distributor for BOSS Watches, said: “We are delighted to hear that Sue is the first winner of the exclusive BOSS watch and we hope it will provide her with a constant reminder of the moment.
“To the majority of amateur golfers, recording a hole-in-one will be the most memorable thing they achieve in golf – yet all many have to show for it is a dent in their bank balance after buying a round of drinks in the clubhouse. We aim to make it a lot more memorable for them by presenting them with this H1 Club BOSS watch.”