Robot named "Eldrick" aces 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale

A robot, co-owned by CBS golf commentator Gary McCord, aced the famous par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Wednesday. The robot's name? Eldrick.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 9:01 a.m.

Gary McCord, golf commentator for CBS, is a partial owner of a robot named, "Eldrick."

Strange? Perhaps, but not if you've ever listened to anything McCord says.

Anyway, McCord took "Eldrick" out to the rowdy par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale for a pre-party on Wednesday and, I'll just say this -- does Eldrick the Robot ever know how to party.

Check out what happened when Eldrick took what is believed to be just his fifth swing ever:


Hole. In. One.


It reminded us of another, more famous Eldrick -- Tiger Woods -- who did this on that very hole in the 1997:


That never gets old. 

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