Faldo Aces Jim Nantz’s Backyard 7th Hole Replica


Nick Faldo didn’t become a six-time major champion without a flair for the dramatic. 


Over the weekend, Faldo was a guest at Jim Nantz’s house, which happens to sit just off of the Pebble Beach property. Being the golf fan that Nantz is, he commissioned to have a replica of the iconic par-3 7th hole built in his backyard. On Friday night, Sir Nick added his name to a pretty illustrious list of players to have aced the hole.


Golfweek.com’s Kevin Casey had more.

Sir Nick Faldo is adding his name to a special list at a special place … Jim Nantz’s backyard.

The six-time major champion has previously released footage of him hitting into Nantz’s backyard replica of Pebble Beach’s par-3 seventh.

While that video was fantastic, the result of the shot didn’t really cause a buzz. It might’ve if it had been a hole-in-one, especially as any person who comes up with an ace here is commemorated on a rock just left of the tee.

Well, Faldo’s name will now soon be on that rock.

The Englishman posted footage Friday evening from “Casa Nantz,” and this turned out to be video of Faldo scoring a hole-in-one at the replica!

Faldo offered a bonus by posting video as he walked up to the hole after his monumental ace:


So Faldo is in the history books again! Well, at least the history rock.

One note, though: The names on that rock include Tony Romo, David Feherty and Brandt Snedeker.



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