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‘By some miracle it went in’: Cameron Young hits hole-in-one at The Country Club, only the 48th in US Open history

Cameron Young is trying to make the cut.Julio Cortez/Associated Press

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You don’t see that every day.

Cameron Young hit an ace on the sixth hole, a 165-yard par-3, during his second round at the 2022 US Open. It’s the 48th hole-in-one in US Open history.

“I’ve been hitting it right all week,” he said after his round. “So I flipped an 8-iron, and kind of went straight at it, and by some miracle it went in. I really don’t know.

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Mobile view: Watch a video of Cameron Young’s ace

Unfortunately for the 25-year-old, his 4-over wasn’t enough to get him into the action this weekend.

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Young, who grew up in New York, had his best finish on the tour at the 2022 PGA Championship when he tied for third.

He’s played in two other US Opens — 2019 and 2021 — and missed the cut both times.

He was ranked 30th after spinning off top-3 wins in the RBC Heritage, the Wells Fargo, and the PGA.

The start to the 122nd US Open has been a dream for organizers — good weather, good leaderboard, and little drama. Read more here.



Katie McInerney can be reached at katie.mcinerney@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @k8tmac.