WATCH: Bryson DeChambeau makes first-ever hole-in-one, on No. 16 at 2019 Masters
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WATCH: Bryson DeChambeau makes first-ever hole-in-one, on No. 16 at 2019 Masters


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Bryson DeChambeau never had a hole-in-one in his life...until the Sunday final round of the 2019 Masters.

After opening with a lead-tying 66 on Thursday, Bryson DeChambeau fell out of contention early on Friday at the 2019 Masters. He fell farther on Saturday, leaving him with a particularly early tee time on Sunday off the 10th tee.



But DeChambeau made the most of his final round on Sunday at Augusta National, making the 21st hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole in Masters Tournament history.

Hitting a 7-iron to the Sunday hole location 179 yards away, DeChambeau's tee shot hit just a little long and right of the cup. The ball took the slope perfectly, rolling around one of his playing partners' tee shots already on the green and into the cup for a hole-in-one.

DeChambeau jumped around with joy at his first-ever ace.


He spoke earlier in the week about not having a hole-in-one in his life, and nearly having an ace in his practice rounds leading into the tournament.

"I've never had an ace, ever, unfortunately," DeChambeau said. "I was hoping [my practice round 8-iron] would go in."

Now the Mad Scientist has a hole-in-one checked off his golf to-do list. Perhaps up next soon is a major.

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