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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.


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.