The Queanbeyan Golf Club is in mourning this week with news former club captain Peter Haslam passed away from a long battle with cancer on Monday.
Former club president John Seaborn said Mr Haslam was "a major contributor for over 30 years as a golfer and administrator" who was "extremely well respected."
"He captained us between 1989 and 1992 and was great at running golf around the club as well as serving as a board member and on various committees," said Mr Seaborn.
Mr Haslam, who was aged 74, first joined the club in 1967 and remained there until retiring to the state's central coast in 1999, where he went on to be club captain at the Hawks Nest golf club as well.
He is best remembered for his achievements in 1971 where he took out his first foursome championship with teammate Kevin Norton, as well as the mixed gender version with wife Helen and the inaugural four-ball match championship with teammate Brian Macintosh.
He captained the club's first senior pennant team in 1972 and across 12 years played in 105 matches.
Mr Seaborn said most players at the Queanbeyan Golf Club spend their lives striving for a hole-in-one, but Mr Haslam achieved this five times.
"I can't be sure of how he played when he moved to Hawks Nest, but until he left on no less than five occasions did he score a hole-in-one," said Mr Seaborn.
"For many years in club championships he also did not have a single overall score higher than the 70s, which in golf is also remarkable."
Mr Haslam is survived by wife Helen and his three children.