Meet Mark Hubbard.
Mark is a 33-year-old professional golfer whose currently ranked 176th in the Official World Golf Rankings. Hubbard has spent his 10-year career on and off the PGA Tour and boasts three career professional wins. None of those wins came on the PGA Tour.
Hubbard is having a solid year, with a 15th-place finish at the Honda Classic earlier this year and a back-to-back top-five finishes at the Barbasol and Barracuda Championships heading into this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic.
But why are we talking about about a journeymen professional golfer who most readers have never heard of? Because on Thursday morning, Hubbard made one of the most improbable Holes-In-One that you will ever see.
I hate it
I hate it
I hate it
I LOVE IT@HomelessHubbs drops it in for an ace 🎯 pic.twitter.com/Hu1dCFnEPP
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 28, 2022
Hubbard was playing the 11th hole at Detroit Golf Club, a 216-yard, Par 3. After hit his shot, he immediately dropped his club to the ground in disgust. To his surprise, however, the shot was good. Really, really good. The ball landed just short of the green and took one bounce before rolling about 20 feet directly into the hole for an improbable ace.,
Hubbard couldn’t believe what just happened, turning away and covering his face before sheepishly laughing.
The hole-in-one was part of what’s currently, at the time of writing, a 4-under round that has Hubbard in seventh place, just two shots back of leader Tony Finau.
Fans also loved the shot reaction turned memorable ace.
Golf is wild. https://t.co/lkJ5Pk38wD
— champ (@champtain) July 28, 2022
i hope one day i can drop my club in disgust on a hole-in-one.
i would settle for just a hole-in-one in general. https://t.co/7UlCHGiVVy
— Diet Mountain Dew Enthusiast Kevin P@rick (@kpkielcz) July 28, 2022
The ol' club-toss hole-in-one. https://t.co/GBClvuOzOi
— Jeremy Balan (@jeremybalan) July 28, 2022
As it turns out, Hubbard is a pretty fun guy and should be a must-follow for golf fans on Twitter.
Always knew my butt was destined for great things…let’s save the world people! https://t.co/Rm1llQUll4
— Mark Hubbard (@HomelessHubbs) July 4, 2022
If anyone is wondering what the difference is between pro golf and good golf at your country club, I just hit a shot with Lil John in the background singing and I quote “up in the bath tub rub-a-dub-dubbin”
— Mark Hubbard (@HomelessHubbs) July 23, 2022
Every airline pilot: We’ve reached our cruising altitude! There’s no point to this announcement I’m just insecure and desperate for ur approval! As u exit, I’ll be waiting for ur praise! Now that I’ve woken ur sleeping kids sit back relax and enjoy ur 3hr flight to hell!
— Mark Hubbard (@HomelessHubbs) July 24, 2022
Something tells us a lot more fans are going to recognize the name Mark Hubbard the next time they see it.
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