Jarrod Lyle scores ace in first round of Australian PGA

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During the first round of the Australian PGA on Thursday, Jarrod Lyle aced the par-3 fifth hole.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 01, 2016 | 10:18 a.m.

It's the season of giving and if you're a golf fan in the U.S., you've no doubt been happy to receive a healthy dose of late-night golf from beautiful Australia on television these last few weeks.

This week, the Australian PGA Championship is being contested at RACV Royal Pines Resort in Gold Coast, Queensland.

That's where, during Thursday's first round, Jarrod Lyle aced the par-3 fifth hole.

Check it out:

Lyle, a two-time winner in separate bouts against acute myeloid leukemia, is no stranger to making holes in one in competition. He also snagged one in 2011 during the Waste Management Open at the wildly popular, par-3 16th at TPC Scottsdale:


T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.