85-year-old hits her first hole-in-one

Doreen Banks is a member of Oxley Park Golf Club Credit: Newsteam

A Midlands pensioner has hit her first ever hole-in-one after playing golf for more than 50 years.

85-year-old Doreen Banks is a member of Oxley Park Golf Club in Wolverhampton and managed to make the shot on the course's par three 110-yard sixth hole.

Doreen bought drinks in the bar for her fellow golf club members after making the shot Credit: Newsteam

Doreen, from Finchfield in Wolverhampton, said:

“Fellow golfers will laugh, but I actually used my five wood because I don’t hit the ball very far these days, but it does go straight, so I just gripped down the club shaft and hit it more in hope than judgement."