‘39 Wooden Golf Scorecard Has Ace, Double Eagle

The late John Wooden achieved almost incomprehensible basketball coaching feats during his glorious life, which sadly ended earlier this year at the age of 99.

But almost as rare as winning 10 national basketball championships and 88 games in a row with UCLA was a golf feat that Wooden has long been credited with, but was never indisputably verified.

That is, until his family started to clean out his Encino condo recently.

Wooden had long claimed that he once scored an ace and a double-eagle in the same golf round many, many years ago at a course in Indiana. As recently noted by Jill Painter of the L.A. DAILY NEWS, Golf Digest magazine has past reported that only four people have ever actually documented such a personal occurrence. Including pros.

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