In case you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, you’ll know the final major of the year has teed off at Royal Portrush today.
The Open Championship is visiting Irish shores for just the second time in its illustrious history, with the other occasion it took place at the Co Antrim course being in 1951, and Emiliano Grillo got the tournament off to a bang on the opening morning.
The Argentinean delighted the packed grandstand at the Par 3 13th after he landed a delicious hole-in-one to get himself back to level-par at the time.
After some polite applause when the ball landed, fans quickly realised after a kind hop that it was headed directly for the hole and they almost willed it to go in. It was the perfect way for Grillo to make up for a slack 7 on the Par 4 5th hole and we’re sure the roar when his shot nestled in the bottom of the cup was heard all around the course.
He still has a long way to
Check it out for yourself thanks to Sky Sports Golf below:
Unlucky for some, 1️⃣3️⃣…
Not for Emiliano Grillo! 🇦🇷
🎙️ "Hole in one, in you go!"
— Sky Sports Golf (@SkySportsGolf) July 18, 2019