ESPN anchor Jay Harris makes first ace in Vegas, wins a car
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ESPN anchor Jay Harris makes first ace in Vegas, wins a car

If you've never had an ace before, you'd take one any way you could get it -- on the dinkiest of shots, a par 4, whatever.

ESPN anchor Jay Harris had never written a 1 on the card before he came to the 17th hole at Southern Highlands in Las Vegas in the inaugural Coach Michael Woodson Invitational tournament. And then he aced the hole, hitting a 6-iron from 190 yards right into the cup.

End of story, right? A round in the bar on Jay. Nope. Before the round on Jay, he learned the trip back to Bristol, Conn., could now be made in his new Land Rover that he won for making the ace.

Harris supported the tournament after meeting Golf News Net friends and sisters Nisha and Seema Sadekar, helping out the former New York Knicks coach as an emcee. A car is a nice payout for his time!


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