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Beginner's luck?!?

Woman makes hole-in-one during first ever golf lesson

Most amateurs go their entire life without making an ace, which makes sense: According to the National Hole In One Association, the odds of making a hole-in-one are 12,500-to-1. So if you're a long-suffering hacker who's never racked up a "1," take heed. For this woman accomplished the feat … during her first golf lesson … ever:

We're a cynical world; I'm sure many of you are calling shenanigans, that this is a stunt. However, the reaction sure looks authentic, and the source—a teaching pro named Emma Brown—seems trustworthy. It may be a tough pill swallow for some—my colleague Alex Myers, who's gone almost years without an ace, threw his hands to the heavens in disgust—but give credit where credit's due.