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Friends hit back-to-back aces at Canadian golf course

By Dan McDonald
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The odds of hitting a hole-in-one? About 12,000 to 1. The odds of two players hitting a hole-in-one on the same hole? According to the National Hole-In-One Registry, it's about 17 million to 1.

Gerry Hanke and Bruce Baier might want to go buy themselves a lotto ticket after beating those odds.

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According to the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, the Canadian golf buddies made their aces in back-to-back fashion on the 128-yard, par-3 eighth hole at Moonlake Golf and Country Club in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Canada.

Hanke used a wedge to sink the first ace, followed by Baier, who, according to the report, was a bit intimidated hitting a shot following an ace. He rose to the occasion though and one-hopped his shot into the hole.

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“Do you know how hard it is to go up there after a ball goes in the hole like that and you have to hit next?” he said.

Check out more on this story here, and good luck trying to make this happen next time you're out on the course with your golf buddies. 

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