31 Jul '13, 4am

Golfweek: Dementia aside, 95-year-old picks up hole-in-one: Charles Towner, who will

Golfweek: Dementia aside, 95-year-old picks up hole-in-one: Charles Towner, who will

Playing nine holes of golf is a common ritual for Charles Towner, a soon-to-be 95-year-old Colorado Springs, Colo., resident. On Friday, Towner, who turns 95 on Aug. 1, returned home from the course, thinking his round was nothing to write home about. But it certainly was. “His golf buddy Harold Poe brought Charles home from golf,” Towner’s wife, Pauline Towner explained. “Then, after a little while, Harold called me and asked if Charles told me anything. I said, ‘No.’ “And he said, ‘That guy got a hole-in-one.’” Charles Towner aced hole No. 2 Friday at Kissing Camels at Garden of the Gods North Course in Colorado Springs. His club selection? 3-wood for the 160-yard par-3. There’s a simple reason behind the hole-in-one slipping Towner’s mind: he didn’t remember. The estimated 29-handicap – Towner plays nine holes three or four times a week – has dementia and short-term mem...

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