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Aaron Cockerill made his second hole-in-one in the space of seven days yesterday. This time, it didn’t count for anything.

The Canadian made an ace on the famous 139-yard 16th at the Made in HimmerLand in his first round to get his score back to one-under-par for the day.

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Then, the excitement clearly got the better of the 30-year-old, as he made a quadruple bogey 8 on the next hole after losing his ball off-the-tee.

Eventually, he signed for a four-over-par round of 75. Except, he didn’t. 

Cockerill forgot to sign his scorecard and was promptly disqualified.

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He then took to twitter to explain the gaffe, saying that the hole-in-one “chatter in the recording area” got the better of him, and he left without putting his signature to his score. 

As harsh as it is, that left officials with only one option, to disqualify him.

Last week, Cockerill won a rather unusual prize, when he was awarded life insurance after making an ace at the Omega European Masters. He finished in a tie for 51st there. This week, however, it’s an early exit.


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Lewis Fraser As bunkered’s Performance Editor, Lewis oversees the content that’s designed to make you a better player. From the latest gear to tuition, nutrition, strategy and more, he’s the man. A graduate of the University of Stirling, Lewis joined bunkered in 2021. Formerly a caddie at Castle Stuart Golf Links, he is a member of Bathgate Golf Club where he plays off four.

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