Rickie Fowler nails hole-in-one for $1m jackpot

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Rickie Fowler didn't even use his own club for the sensational hole-in-one which raised $1m for the Els for Autism charity.

There were incredible scenes as the American's 111-yard shot found the hole, with Ernie Els running over and lifting him in the air before the crowds swarmed around him.


And to prove how special the ace was, Golf Channel's Tim Rosaforte revealed that Fowler had changed out of his golf shoes and hit the shot in his trainers, using Luke Donald's Mizuno pitching wedge!

The Englishman confirmed that on Twitter, spying himself on the video (above) in the pink picking up his 'trampled' wedge.

Fowler later described the hole-in-one as 'one of the coolest moments of my life', while Els said he 'will always remember this moment'. Here's some more reaction with the American's fellow players.

Wow...that was cool! #ElsForAutism

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