An insane 222-yard hole-in-one by Eddie Pepperell on Thursday landed him on high of the leaderboard after his ball off the tee discovered the outlet on the fly, popped out after which spun again into the outlet, Golf Week reported.

The English golfer’s ace got here on the par-Three ninth gap of the Walton Heath Golf Membership in the course of the Sky Sports activities British Masters.

Stepping as much as the tee, Pepperell was 1 beneath however seconds later, after the wild shot, he was Three beneath.

“It was a weird shot from the place I used to be standing,” he mentioned, in response to BBC. “It appeared prefer it pitched within the gap, jumped up and appeared prefer it was going lengthy due to the peak it got here out, and clearly went in.”

The outlet-in-one, which was captured and shared to Twitter by the European Tour, received him $20,000 of which he plans to donate to charity, Golf Digest reported.

“Loopy certainly! Wonderful second for me and a fantastic day too,” Pepperell posted to Twitter, including that he deliberate to donate one half of his winnings to most cancers analysis and the remaining quantity to Helen & Douglas Home, a non-profit group that cares for terminally unwell infants, youngsters, and younger adults.

Commenting on his efficiency this week, Pepperell mentioned he was not in high type.

“I performed awfully within the pro-am on Wednesday, in all probability the worst I’ve shortly – and I would not say I performed nice as we speak however I had that actually scorching run and it is nice to be on the high with Matt and Tommy,” BBC famous.



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