On his second hole of the opening round Thursday at Conway Farms, Zach Johnson finished exactly one inch from a hole-in-one at the 165-yard par-3 11th:
You can't come any closer to an ace than Zach Johnson just did. http://t.co/8JVBKOVApz— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 17, 2015
Not that the 12-time PGA Tour winner and two-time major champion needs the help, but an ace would have won him a new car.
Alas, 2015's champion golfer of the year would have to settle for a measly hole-out for eagle from a greenside bunker at the par-4 15th:
You don't have to drive the green at No. 15 to make eagle. http://t.co/14EcahBig0— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 17, 2015