Hideto Tanihara fires hole-in-one to win car at Volvo China Open
By Sky Sports Golf
Last Updated: 26/04/18 11:37am
Hideto Tanihara secured himself a special prize for firing a hole-in-one during the opening round of the Volvo China Open.
The Japanese star, chasing a first worldwide victory since 2016, nailed his tee shot at the par-three 16th on his way to an opening-round 72 at Topwin Golf and Country Club.
Tanihara birdied his opening hole but bogeyed three of his next seven to slip down the leaderboard, only to pick up a shot at the ninth to reach the turn in 37.
The world No 89 cancelled out a blemish at the 10th with back-to-back gains over his next two holes to get to level-par, before holing his iron at the 212-yard 16th to win a brand new Volvo XC90.
Click on the video above to watch Hideto's amazing ace!
Watch the Volvo China Open throughout the week on Sky Sports. Coverage of the second round continues on Friday from 6am on Sky Sports Golf.