Australian golfer who is 99 years old makes hole-in-one


Since 99-year-old Hugh Brown sometimes struggles to make the inexperienced in a single shot, he teed off with the group forward of him nonetheless on the fifth gap inexperienced on the Indooroopilly Golf Membership in Queensland, Australia.
Subsequent factor he knew, Brown noticed the group forward waving their palms. He thought it was an indication of their anger that he had performed.

However when he made his approach right down to the inexperienced and requested the place his ball was, they pointed to the outlet.

Brown had made a hole-in-one on the 161-yard par-Three gap, simply two months shy of his 100th birthday.

In accordance with a report by CNN affiliate, 9News Queensland, it was Brown’s first ace since 1960, ending a exceptional 61-year drought.

He is additionally considered the oldest Australian golfer to attain the feat.

As is customary after hitting a hole-in-one, Brown was required to purchase a spherical of drinks for his enjoying companions — the self-professed group, “Outdated and Daring,” who play thrice every week.

The spherical truly price lower than it did the final time he hit a hole-in-one.

“I believe it price me 15 kilos ($337.73 USD in 1960) which was some huge cash in these days,” Brown said.

Whereas hitting into a bunch forward may not be good apply, it actually paid off for Brown.

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Brown plays a shot.
Though the percentages {of professional} golfers hitting a hole-in-one are considerably increased than your common participant, they nonetheless might go their complete profession with out one.

The chances of a tour participant hitting a hole-in-one are 3,000 to 1, whereas for common gamers they’re 12,000 to 1, in accordance with the Nationwide Gap-in-One Registry.