Australian Andrew Dodt has become the first player in European Tour history to record two aces in one round.
Australian golfer Andrew Dodt has recorded two holes-in-one during his second round of the Nordea Masters in Sweden overnight. In doing so, Dodt became the first player to ever achieve such a feat in European Tour history.
Prior to the day, Dodt had recorded two hole-in-one’s in tournament play, by the end of his round he now had four to his name. Dodt made birdie on his final hole of the day to card a 7-under par 65 to scrape inside the cut line by one shot.
Dodt carded his first ace on the 160-metre 11th hole, Dodt’s second hole for the day.
“We teed off on 10 and the 11th hole was the second hole of the day. I think it was 190 yards, not much wind and it was a perfect six iron for me. I saw a little draw in there and as soon as it came out I knew it was going to be close. We didn’t quite see where it went, it could have been a little short or hit the flag and went somewhere else. It took a couple of seconds before we realized it went in.” Dodt said.
Dodt’s second ace came at the 190 metre 7th hole.
“We got to the 7th hole, which was our 16th and once again, perfect yardage, a little bit down breeze, a perfect little draw and straight at it and it fell in as well. To do it in one round, that’s incredible.” Dodt said after his round.
Unfortunately for Dodt, the hole-in-one prize this weekend is for an ace on the 17th hole.
“We actually talked about that out there, but I just had two in one round, that’s an achievement…I’m pretty proud of that”, Dodt said.
And when asked just how easy this game is, Dodt replied,
“Easy? It’s not easy, it’s all luck.”