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Andrew Dodt amazed at double hole-in-one in Sweden

Updated: Saturday, 01 Jun 2013 10:13 | Comments

Andrew Dodt: 'I didn't putt very well so I'm glad I was able to hole with a long club'
Andrew Dodt: 'I didn't putt very well so I'm glad I was able to hole with a long club'

Australian Andrew Dodt amazed himself after becoming the first player to make two holes-in-one in the same round on the European Tour.

The 27-year-old achieved the feat in his second round yesterday at the Nordea Masters in Stockholm, and was returning to the course today looking to build on his achievement.

He scraped through to the weekend with nothing to spare after his pair of aces spurred him to a round of 65, repairing the damage of an opening 77.

Dodt, who began on the back nine yesterday, had his first hole-in-one at the 11th hole, and added a second at the seventh before making birdie at the last to ensure he made the cut.

Dodt said: "The shot at the 11th, my second, kick-started things.

"I made a few more birdies in between, then a couple of bogeys and I was heading the wrong way when I got to the seventh, our 16th hole.

"It was an eight iron, felt a little bit heavy at the start, but right on line and it went in. I can't get my head around it - I'm pretty proud to be the first one to do it."

Dodt received a box of champagne from tournament organisers as reward for his feat.

He told the Tour's website: "I didn't putt very well so I'm glad I was able to hole with a long club!"

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