Watch: Mallinger's hole-in-one at Barracuda

John Mallinger
John Mallinger shows his ball to the crowd after acing the 11th hole Saturday.
By Mark Aumann

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, August 03, 2014 | 12:56 p.m.

Hole-in-ones are so random, but they're so fun to watch.

John Mallinger scored an ace Saturday at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, using a 9-iron from 155 yards at the par-3 11th.

Here's the video:



It was one of two on the day there. Ben Curtis also aced No. 3, becoming the 16th player so far this season to record a hole-in-one in a PGA Tour event.

Somewhat surprisingly, it wasn't the first time two players had recorded holes-in-one in the same round this season. Bud Cauley and George McNeill did it within a span of about 40 minutes at the Greenbrier Classic earlier this summer.