This golfer hit the first hole-in-one of his PGA career. Then he hit another one.

August 31st, 2015 by Staff

(www.washingtonpost.com)

For us mere mortals, a hole-in-one would be something you might hope — just hope — to do once in a lifetime. However, PGA Tour players are a different species, and holes-in-one aren’t all that rare — just this season alone, there have been 41 of them in official events.

However, what Brian Harman accomplished Sunday was rare, indeed. In his final round at The Barclays, the 28-year-old hit two holes-in-one. Harman became just the third player ever to have two aces in one round in a PGA event, following Bill Whedon (1955) and Yusaku Miyazato (2006).

good for a 30th-place tie but well behind Barclays champion Jason Day. Afterwards, Harman joked about the tradition in which a golfer who hits a hole-in-one buys everyone drinks.

“It was a bad, bad day to do it,” Harman laughed (via ESPN). “All of us are going into [New York City] tonight. I would have much rather had it yesterday.”

Remarkably, in his fourth full season on the PGA Tour, Harman had never before hit a hole-in-one, that in a span of 1,567 par-3 holes (per ESPN Stats & Info). But that all changed at the 184-yard third hole, where his 7-iron proved true.

11 holes later, Harman arrived at the 220-yard 14th. After watching the ball fly off his 4-iron hybrid, Harman said (via the Associated Press), “Make it two.”…. www.washingtonpost.com)read more


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