WATCH: This kid’s backyard hole-in-one is great, but his reaction is even better
There is a feeling of accomplishment. Then a feeling of ‘I can’t believe I actually pulled this off.’ And finally a feeling of ‘Holy smokes, I GOTTA TELL SOMEBODY.’ All of it in about a second.
Leon of Huddersfield, England, you may have just started playing golf, but your hole-in-one celebration is already at a professional level.
Leon’s dad, Chris Calvert, had set up a makeshift, 30-yard hole in his backyard as the coronavirus has forced people across the globe to stay at home. Dad said that he cut down an old club for Leon; a few days earlier, he tweeted a photo of Leon holding a full-length club, along with a comment to pro Tommy Fleetwood asking for advice on clubs for kids. Leon had taken a few swings at the hole — a yellow bucket — but had come up short, long, left or right.
With dad secretly videotaping in the house, Leon picks up a ball from a black bucket. Then, as he prepares to swing, a breeze blows the ball forward a bit. As the ball begins to roll, Leon swings away and successfully makes contact before watching it sail towards the pail.
Iv had to cut an old club down so Leon can have a go, hes been trying for days luckily i managed to video his first one. Look at his reaction😂 any chance of a retweet for him @McIlroyRory @RandA @TommyFleetwood1 @RickieFowler @RickShielsPGA @JustinRose99 pic.twitter.com/we5lwxYFLI— CHRIS CALVERT (@chriscalvert27) April 3, 2020
Leon opens his mouth wide, does a 180, carefully lowers the club and bolts inside. Chris gasps, then lets out a laugh.
“Iv had to cut an old club down so Leon can have a go, hes been trying for days luckily i managed to video his first one. Look at his reaction,” Chris tweeted.
Leon, just don’t forget that the round of milk is on you now.
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