Talk about lucky No. 7.
Will Zalatoris aced the par-3 7th hole in the first round of the 2020 U.S. Open on Thursday.
His hole-in-one came about six hours after Patrick Reed aced it.
The hole is playing 165 yards. Reed’s ball one-hopped into the hole, while Zalatoris took a different approach. His ball bounced four times before gently rolling up to the cup and then falling in from the left side.
They are the 46th and 47th holes-in-one recorded in U.S. Open history, and the first aces of the 2020-21 PGA Tour season. At the 1989 U.S. Open, Doug Weaver, Mark Wiebe, Jerry Pate and Nick Price set a championship record when they all aced the 159-yard par 3, 6th hole at Oak Hill.
For Reed it’s his first ace since 2015 and helped him to a first-round 66. Zalatoris currently leads the Korn Ferry Tour points list.
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