Golfer Gets 2 Holes-in-One in Same Round

Odds: 67 million to 1
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2012 3:46 PM CDT
Updated Aug 19, 2012 7:00 PM CDT

(Newser) – A 67-year-old Texas golfer has pulled off a feat against 67-million-to-1 odds, reports the Houston Chronicle. Rick Akin notched two holes-in-one in the same round, both on par-3s. The magic must be in the ball: After his first ace, Akin followed tradition and put the ball back in his bag to save it. But when he lost a subsequent one in water, he pulled it back out again and struck gold on the 18th. "I called that one in the air," he said. (Read more golf stories.)

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