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How to Make a Hole in One

You don’t need us to tell you that your odds of getting a hole in one in golf are, in a word, terrible. Golf Digest recently reported that the odds of a hole in one for an amateur golfer were 12,500 to one. Making an ace is less likely to happen than an asteroid colliding with earth (5,000 to one), than marrying a millionaire (215 to one), or being born with 11 toes or fingers (500 to one). In all likelihood, what you’re probably thinking right now is, “So you’re saying there’s a chance?” Yes, we are. As small as it may be, there’s still a shot that you can defy the odds and come out on top in a hole in one contest. Though you’ll definitely need luck to do it, there are also a few things you can do to improve your odds. Square Up. One of the most important things you can do when you’re in a hole in one contest is to square up to the target. Unlike in other golf tournament contests, you can’t play the shot to the left or the right — you need to attack the hole. Make your left shoulder face