A robot just pulled off the best possible move in the game of golf.
For only the second time in PGA tour history, a golfer has hit a tee shot into the hole on a par 4. Unfortunately for Aaron Baddeley, the shot came after he took an unplayable lie from his first attempt and ended up with just a birdie on the TPC San Antonio 17th hole.
Italian golfer Francesco Molinari nailed a lovely hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole in the third round of the Phoenix Open today, and the spectators celebrated by tossing beers everywhere. Rowdy golf is fun golf.
Zach Johnson didn't take long on the par-3 ninth hole at Pinehurst today, achieving a hole in one at the U.S. Open.
Before we get into this story, I just want to point out that it features a 96-year-old man named Mel Boonstra and his golfing partner Gord Grevengoed. Every old man in America should be named Mel Boonstra or Gord Grevengoed.
Stefani's ace on 17 was the first ever at a U.S. Open at Merion and the 43rd in U.S. Open history. What sets it apart from most is that Stefani flew his tee shot completely over the green, landed the ball in the rough and then watched it trickle down into the hole.
I'm the cynical and also jealous sort, so when I see a story in the paper about some 10-year-old kid or cancer survivor or 98-year-old lady hitting a hole-in-one, I automatically think, liar. No you didn't. Stop lying to the newspaper, you goddamned liar. This is a personal failing on my part, but you must admit: a…
If you've ever played one of the various iterations of the Tiger Woods video game, perhaps you know the power of the cart path. Or, you know, if you ever make it outside you may have seen the crazy acceleration a golf ball has when bouncing off pavement. Either way, the cart path has special powers. After hitting…
His name is Rich Schultz (yellow polo, large grin, Jersey tan), but please don't call him "Two Holes" because that's somewhat suggestive. Odds of him hitting two holes in one during a single round? 26,045,834 to 1. [Allentown Morning Call]