For the average golfer, the odds of hitting a hole-in-one are 12,500-to-1. However, for professional golfers, those odds shrink to around 2,500-to-1. On Saturday at the Dell Technologies Championship, two pros shattered those odds making holes-in-one within 65 seconds of one another.
Grayson Murray and Lucas Glover both dropped aces from over 185 yards each on the par-3 eighth and 16th holes, respectively.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 3, 2017
GolfChannel.com’s Rex Hoggard had the story and the reactions.
Within 65 seconds on Saturday at TPC Boston, the crowds were treated to not one but two holes-in-one.
The first came at the eighth hole when Grayson Murray holed out his 6-iron tee shot from 196 yards, and within moments Lucas Glover followed with his own ace at No. 16 with an 8-iron from 177 yards.
For Murray it was his eighth hole in one, and his fourth in competition, a total that includes his final-round ace earlier this year at the Travelers Championship.
“I won a car last year [with an ace on the Web.com Tour]. I took the cash instead of the car, but this year I haven’t won anything yet, so I’m a little bummed about that,” laughed Murray, who shot his second-consecutive 68 to move into the hunt at the Dell Technologies Championship.
Glover has had five holes in one in competition, including one at 2006 at the Tournament of Champions in Maui, when he also won a car.
“Hit the big hook up off the hill, rolled back in [at Kapalua]. That one was garbage. This one was legit,” joked Glover, who finished with a 69.
Murray finished the day at 6-under par, tied for sixth, while Glover ended up in a tie for 28th at 2-under par. Everyone is chasing Jon Rahm through 36 holes. The Spaniard leads a group at 7-under par that includes Paul Casey, Kyle Stanley, Adam Hadwin and Kevin Streelman.
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