Bob Kenney recorded the two aces in a match-play tournament at Mariner Sands Country Club. Tim McKenna, the head pro at Mariner Sands, confirmed the feat.
'I'd better stay away from lightning,' said Kenney, 60, who lives part of the year in Waterbury, Conn. 'Who knows what else could happen today?'
Kenney told The Stuart News he used a 7-iron to ace the 141-yard, par-3 No. 6 on the Tom Fazio-designed Gold Course. That was the second hole-in-one of his life, Kenney said. He also aced the 195-yard 10th hole at Oyster Harbor in Cape Cod, Mass., 25 years earlier.
Two holes later, Kenney repeated his feat with the same 7-iron, acing the 151-yard, par-3 No. 8.
'A hole-in-one to me is kind of like an accident,' Kenney said. 'You hit a good shot and it just falls in the hole.'
The odds of making two holes-in-one in a round are one in 67 million, according to Golf Digest.
Kenney was at the tournament as a guest of a Mariner Sands member.