Three years in, and The Cradle rocks more than ever
September 29, 2020

#InPinehurst | Golf

These numbers are kind of insane

We’re at the 3-year anniversary of opening The Cradle, our short course. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at some of the more interesting numbers – you may even call them records – set at The Cradle over the last three years:

Total Rounds:


Total Hole-in-Ones since Sept. 28, 2017:

549, including Gil Hanse…twice

Scoring Record, Men:

19, Jack Heath

Scoring Record, Women:

21, Zhangcheng Guo

Scoring Record, Junior Boys:

21, Clark Van Gaalen, Alex Hilgers

Scoring Record, Junior Girls:

22, Paris Fieldings

Most Hole-in-Ones, Single Round:

2, William Holcomb V, Baxter Poe, Declan Finnerty

Most Consecutive Hole-in-Ones:

2, 3rd and 4th Holes, William Holcomb V*

*NOTE: We have to note that William Holcomb’s two Cradle records came on the evening AFTER his semifinal match at the 2019 U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst. How great is that?

Fastest Round:

7 minutes, 38 seconds, Robert Hoadley

Most Hole-in-Ones, All Time:

7, Kelly Mitchum

Most Holes Played in One Day:

404, Kelly Mitchum

Scoring Record, 1 Club:

21, Kelly Mitchum

Fastest Round of Golf, 4-Person Relay:

6 minutes, 23 seconds, Abbey Dahl, Cate Dahl, Grant Blitzer, Greg Andrake

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