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John Schaff made a rare albatross on Hole 13 May 26 at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild. He hit a drive more than 300 yards and used his pitching wedge to hole out the second shot from 130 yards. This was only the Atchafalaya's third double eagle on record. Doug Streety made one on Hole 16 and Benny Splane on Hole 17. "I was playing to the left side of the green, and the ball kicked to the right and rolled into the hole,"Schaff said, who has been playing golf just eight months. "I'm excited." (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

Schaff converts double eagle

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Soren Jacobsen is playing 50 courses in 50 states in 50 days at age 50 and is writing a book about his travels. He played at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Partterson May 2, to mark his Louisiana course off his list. He has been documenting his experiences on Facebook. His journey began in Oregon on April 21 and is set to conclude June 9 in Hawaii. Wednesday, he is scheduled to golf in North Dakota. For more information on Jacobsen's journey, visit www.fairwaysandfreeways.com. Above, are Jacobsen and his wife in front of St. Louis Cathederal in New Orleans. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Soren Jacobsen)

Jacobsen playing 50 courses in 50 days at age 50

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The Atchafalaya Golf Association held its 4th tournament of the year, the Two-Man Scramble, May 13, at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson. First-place gross was won by the team of Cory Powell and Darren Douglas, who combined for a 64. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

First-place net was won by Bryce Beaubouef and Jason Romero, who combined to shoot a 63. Beaubouef, left, is congratulated by Atchafalaya Golf Association tournament official David Burch. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya Golf Association)

Three teams tied for second net with scores of 64. Above, are Atchafalaya Golf Association Tournament official David Burch, Craig Dinger and partner Ron Abshire, Bobby Abshire and partner Casey Crappell and Ira Patureau with partner Rudy Sparks. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

Atchafalaya Golf Association Two-man scramble winners

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Charles Mayea, left, and David Levingston won separate tour events May 13. Mayea shot a 71 at the National in Westlake to win the La. Senior Am Event, and Levingston shot a 69 to win the La. South Am Tournament at Oak Harbor in Slidell. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

Local golfers win events

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Bransen Landry scored his first ace on No. 11 at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild April 20 using a 4 hybrid. The hole played 160 yards. Playing partners were Brandon Richard and Joshua Schaub. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

Don Rhodes scored his first ace April 23 on No. 2 at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson with an 8-iron from 126 yards. Playing partners were Jay Riche and Brett Chiasson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Atchafalaya at Idlewild)

Area holes in one

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