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Lahiri hits hole-in-one at Open

2012-07-21 16:21

Royal Lytham & St. Annes - India's Anirban Lahiri recorded a hole-in-one at the 165-yard par-three ninth hole during the Open Championship third round on Saturday.

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The world No 226, playing his first Open and partnering American Ted Potter Jr, notched the first ace of the 141st championship to draw big cheers from the Lytham galleries.

Lahiri's wonder shot took him to one under for the tournament, nine behind leader Brandt Snedeker of the US who has yet to start his round.

Reuters