What is the chance of making a hole in one?
Category: Playing the Game and Other Challenges
Par 3 7th at The Old Course at The National Golf Club
You need to play a lot of golf.
According to the National Hole-in-One Registry, the odds of the average golfer making a hole-in-one are 12,000 to 1.
More facts about hole in ones
The odds of making a hole in one for:
- A Tour player: 3,000 to 1
- A Low-handicapper: 5,000 to 1
- A Average player: 12,000 to 1
- A Two players from the same foursome acing the same hole: 17 million to 1
- A One player making two holes-in-one in the same round: 67 million to 1
The longest hole in one ever recorded was made by Mike Crean in Denver who managed to hole out from 517 yards.
14% of golfers who have a hole in one go on to make another.
A Hole in One on a par four is called an Albatross.