Rarest of All Birds Ogilvy Records Double Eagle


2005 Honda ClassicPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Geoff Ogilvy was 14 holes into his round and feeling pretty good. He'd recovered from an early double bogey, and was at 2 under par while most of the field struggled in blustery winds.
And with one swing, things got even better for the Australian.
Ogilvy's 8-iron from 169 yards rolled into the cup for golf's rarest feat -- a double eagle -- and helped him finish Thursday's first round of the Honda Classic in a four-way tie for the lead after a 5-under 67.
'It was a good shot. It was the best shot I hit all day, no question about it,' Ogilvy said. 'But it's lucky that it goes in. It has to be lucky it goes in. Otherwise, we'd hole shots all the time, you know.'
'When things are going your way,' said Ogilvy, who had the tour's second double eagle of the year, 'things are going your way.'
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