Not too shabby. And pretty cool to do it in front of his son. Woods ‘ previous hole-in-one came during the International, a former PGA Tour event, in 1998. But after three in his first three years on tour, Tiger hasn’t had one since in competition.
Tiger Woods ‘ Lowest Round Ever Has Woods ever shot 59 ? And Woods carded a 59 that day, 13-under par on the Isleworth course. He scored 32 on the front nine and 27 on the back nine. That is the only round of 59 in Tiger’s career.
Although no one in PGA Tour history has ever recorded an ace on a par – 5 , there have actually been five records of par – 5 holes-in-one . He made one on the 496-yard par – 5 at Teign Valley G.C. in Christow, England, but that wasn’t the impressive part. Lynch didn’t even use a driver for the ace.
The longest recorded straight drive hole-in-one is believed to be 517 yards or 473 metres, on the par 5 No. 9 hole at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver in 2002, aided by the thin air due to the high altitude.
The American is by far the richest active golfer on the planet, with his net worth estimated at $800m back in 2018. Since then he has won his 15th Major at the 2019 Masters and his 82nd PGA Tour title at the 2019 Zozo Championship.
After all Rory McIlroy has done in his still-young career, it is surprising to learn that he has never had a hole-in-one as a tournament professional. Until now, that is. McIlroy changed all that on Friday when he aced the 177 -yard 15th hole at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, using just a 9-iron.
The average years of playing golf for a player before making an ace is 24. Can you believe that? Further, the average handicap of a golfer making a hole-in-one is 14. That should prove encouraging for a lot of folks.
Woods, 44, was well out of contention when he reached the 12th on Sunday, but what happened over the ensuing minutes — hitting three balls in Rae’s Creek — was shocking nonetheless. Fooled by the wind, Woods said, his 8-iron tee shot hit on the green but spun back into the water.
It is the second straight year that a Masters champion will earn more than $2 million , and while you won’t get a green jacket, the second place prize of $1.24 million is not that shabby, either. That’s more than can be earned by the champion of many PGA Tour events any given season.
How did Amen Corner get its name? Amen Corner got its name from all-time great sportswriter Herbert Warren Wind who coined the term during the 1958 Masters, appearing in his Sports Illustrated game story from that event published a few weeks after the tournament.