"(Ben) shot 8 on 1 and 7 on 2 so you guessed it, a hole-in-one on 3," he said. "What an amazing feat by Ben (in his final round)."
Bender, a former 3-handicapper who has played since he was 28, played six days per week when he lived in Florida.
When he retired, Bender moved back to Zanesville and regularly played Green Valley, the Times Recorder reported.
"I was lucky to play golf this long, but I never expected (a hole-in-one)," Bender told the newspaper. "It was the last time I was able to play, and I think God had a hand in this. I loved the game and hate to give it up, but I can't play forever.”