Early in his round Tuesday the conversation 7-year-old Austin Snedekerhad with his dad, PGA Tour pro Brandt Snedeker, came around to the possibility of making a hole-in-one.
Austin was hitting the ball particularly well off the tee and wondered if he could make a hole-in-one.
“I was talking about a hole-in-one actually while on my second hole,” Austin said. “I hit the ball really good on my second hole and I was like, it’d be really cool if I hit a hole-in-one.”
Before the round ended Austin got his wish. He continued to strike the ball well and ended up acing the No. 9 hole at The Little Course at Conner Lane in Franklin, Tennessee.
Austin has been playing seriously for about a year. He had posted one of his best rounds earlier in the day and finished fourth in his age group in a Sneds Tour Tournament at The Little Course with Brandt caddying for him.
“He played well in that tournament and we went and played another nine in the afternoon because he was so…