Who was the first golfer to make a hole-in-one live on television?

Category: Golf History
Tony Jacklin made history with the first ever live televised hole in one

Clue

An Englishman.

Answer

Tony Jacklin made history with the first ever live televised hole in one at the British Masters in 1967.

More about Tony Jacklin's hole-in-one

Tony Jacklin holed his 7-iron shot on the par 3, 16th hole at Royal St George’s during his final round.

The British Masters was originally founded in 1946 as the Dunlop Masters. Dunlop's sponsorship ended in 1982.

Tony finished tied for 16th with a total score of +4.

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