Scottie Scheffler turned heads in the golf world on Sunday after striking an incredible hole-in-one!
Competing in The Colonial, the top-ranked golfer in the world decided to flex his muscles on the final day of play. According to the ESPN tracking graphic, Scheffler smoked his tee shot, which went 130 miles per hour. After hitting the green, the ball bounced and tumbled right into the cup! It’s the second ace in his illustrious career.
SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER HOLE-IN-ONE ⛳️ pic.twitter.com/5zCVYaqiqg
— ESPN (@espn) May 28, 2023
That’s just an incredible shot and one that shot Scheffler up the leaderboard. He was tied for 10th place before the amazing hole-in-one. After the fantastic shot, Scheffler rose to 4th place. Now, through 14 holes, he is tied for third place and two strokes off the leader, Harry Hall, who is 10-under for the tournament. Hall also hit a hole-in-one earlier this tournament.
The golf world had plenty to say about the amazing hole-in-one by top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler.
The PGA Tour boasted, “ACE FOR SCHEFFLER!!”
ACE FOR SCHEFFLER!!
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 28, 2023
The DraftKings account was excited, to say the very least.
SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER HOLE-IN-ONE AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH pic.twitter.com/ikEsdj8Utw
— DraftKings (@DraftKings) May 28, 2023
“Even the World No. 1 makes a hole-in-one sometimes,” Jeff Eisenband tweeted.
Even the World No. 1 makes a hole-in-one sometimes.
— Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) May 28, 2023
ActionGolfHQ was also hyped about the ace from Scheffler.
A HOLE-IN-ONE FOR SCOTTIE SCHEFFLERpic.twitter.com/zgmNqlRQdF
— ActionGolfHQ (@ActionGolfHQ) May 28, 2023
If Scheffler is able to make up ground and win The Colonial, that ace will be a key reason why. Time will tell, but Scottie Scheffler certainly drew attention on Sunday afternoon.