If you love golf as dearly as I do, you surely remember Tom Watson, at the tender age of 59, coming within a whisper of winning the British Open in 2009. Playing masterfully over four days at Turnberry's Ailsa Course in Ayshire, Scotland, Watson would have tied the record with a sixth Open victory but for a bogey on the last hole of regulation play. Instead, he lost to Stewart Cink in a four-hole playoff.
Most of us - well, at least the golfers among us - can only dream of hitting a hole-in-one. Actuaries tell us that the odds of an amateur golfer making a hole-in-one on a par 3 are approximately 12,500 to 1.
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