Farmville pastor hits Hole-in-One, earns $30,000

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – On Thursday, Rick Bailey of Farmville hit a hole-in-one at the 17th annual Rotary Golf Tournament.

The feat carried with it a $30,000 cash reward.

The tournament was held by the Williamston Rotary at the Roanoke Country Club in Williamston.

Bailey used a 3-wood on the 10th hole. He said he lost site of the ball, but heard the roar of the crowd to know that it went in.

It’s Bailey second-ever hole-in-one.

Bailey, who’s a pastor at First Baptist Church in Farmville, says he plans to donate a portion of the $30,000 to his church and save the rest.


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