A couple of times per year, the amateurs get to tee it up with the pros in an actual PGA Tour event.
This week's CareerBuilder Challenge is one of those events where a pro-am is built in to the tournament proper -- not just the usual Wednesday pro-am played before a tournament.
That means that an amateur player named Jake Pumphrey will have a story to tell for life.
Playing the 168-yard, par-3 13th hole at PGA West's Stadium Course in Friday's second round, Pumphrey scored a hole-in-one:
Unlike most amateurs, Pumphrey has video evidence to back it up. If I were him, I'd have that thing playing on an endless loop in the family play room until the end of time.