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In the history of the PGA Tour, there has been only one hole-in-one to date on a par-4 hole.
Has anyone got a hole in one on a par 5?
A condor was scored without cutting over a dogleg by Mike Crean at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado, in 2002, when he holed his drive at the 517 yard par-5 9th. This is longest hole in one on record, although it was of course aided by the altitude and thin air of ‘mile-high’ Denver.
Has anyone ever scored a hole in one on a par 4?
There has only been one hole-in-one on a par-4 hole in PGA Tour history – by Andrew Magee back in 2001. Aaron Baddeley knocked his tee shot into the hole on the par-4 17th hole in the Valero Texas Open on Thursday, but it only counted for a birdie 3.
What is a hole in one on par 4 called?
But, technically speaking, a hole-in-one on a par-5 is a score of 4-under par, so it could, in theory, be called a “double albatross” or a “triple eagle.” So, sticking with the avian theme of golf’s scoring terms (birdie, eagle, albatross), a par-5 ace is called a condor.
Who hit a hole in one yesterday?
Justin Thomas Hole-In-One – YouTube.