Red-hot Aussie Min Woo Lee has shot to the top of the leaderboard with a sublime 64 following an absurd final hole at the Australian Open on Friday.
Lee, fresh off winning the Australian PGA Championship last week, shot seven-under in the second round thanks to one of the best eagles you’ll ever see.
The only place to watch every upcoming event on the Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia live is on Fox Sports, available on Kayo >
The 25-year-old rising star found the trees off the tee at the 18th but then smoked his second shot off the pine straw, hitting a 173m nine iron to within a foot of the flag. He tapped in for eagle.
“You are kidding me … stop it! Min Woo Lee, catch him if you can,” Warren Smith said on Fox Sports.
The epic shot left the golf world in awe, with many taking to social media to applaud the incredible effort.
“I saw the coverage and it spun left towards the hole and nearly actually went in, so really happy with that finish,” Lee said of his stunning closing shot.
“It’s always nice to make an eagle whenever, but on the last hole, it’s even nicer.
“Sometimes you play good, sometimes you play bad and right now I’m playing good and I’m having fun. It’s not many time we get to play
out here in Australia and enjoy this type of crowd, so I’m soaking it all in.”
It’s been 12 years since anyone did the Australian PGA and Open double.
But Lee is playing such irresistible golf it would hard to bet against the 25-year-old repeating Greg Chalmer’s feat from 2011.
— With NCA Newswire
Originally published as ‘You are kidding me… stop it!’ Aussie’s wild shot stuns in ‘emulation of Tiger’