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Watch Thomas Bjorn make one of the craziest holes-in-one you will ever see

August 03, 2016

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CROMWELL, Conn. -- A hole-in-one, by any measure, is exciting. But there are a chosen few -- such as a robot recording an ace at the rowdy Waste Management Open -- that stand above the rest. This is one of those shots.

Thomas Bjorn, playing in the Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Match Play this week, was participating in a closest-to-the-pin challenge during a practice round. The contest had an added obstacle: the pin was surrounded by champagne bottles. But instead of serving as impediments, Bjorn used the flagons to his advantage:

I'm sure there are a few haters that will claim this is the equiavlent of bowling a 300 with lane bumpers, but an ace is an ace in our book.