Incredible moment a nine-year-old Australian boy bursts into tears of joy as he hits a hole-in-one with one of the sweetest drives you’ll ever see
- Nine-year-old Patrick Shell hit hole-in-one at Northcote Golf Course
- Stunning shot was caught on camera by his dad, who celebrated with him
- Patrick was overwhelmed by emotions as he the ball found the hole
- The youngster burst into the tears as his dad celebrated his shot
A nine-year-old boy burst into tears after hitting a stunning hole-in-one at a golf course in Melbourne over the weekend.
Patrick Shell’s ace at the Northcote Public Golf Course in Thornbury came courtesy of the kind of perfect drive plenty of adult amateur players can only dream of.
The youngster will always have a reminder of his remarkable achievement as his hole-in-one was caught on camera by his dad.
Patrick Shell hit a hole-in-one at a Melbourne golf course over the weekend
Unsurprisingly, the footage swiftly as it not only captured the shot but also Patrick’s raw and emotional reaction.
‘That’s nice. That’s right at it… Get in, get in, get in…Yes!,’ his dad can be heard saying as Patrick hits the drive and the pair follow the trajectory of the ball into the cup.
As soon as the ball finds the hole, Patrick wheels away in celebration and almost immediately bursts into tears while his dad tries to cheer him up.
‘Well done, what a shot! You got a hole in one,’ he says.
‘That’s a hole in one. […] That’s amazing, that is awesome. How do you feel? That is amazing.’
The nine-year-old walks towards him with tears streaming down his face, before crouching down in an attempt to compose himself.
‘Hey, high-five mate. Don’t cry,’ Patrick’s dad adds.
The nine-year-old hit a perfect drive at Northcote Public Golf Course in Thornbury
He was overwhelmed by emotions as the ball landed in the hole and his dad caught the shot on camera cheered him on
‘I know you’re excited. That’s amazing. How good is that?’
As the pair walk towards the hole to retrieve the ball, Patrick eventually regains control and a proud smile replaces the tears on his face.
According to Melbourne radio station 3AW, Patrick and his dad play golf together weekly and the youngster celebrated the hole-in-one with a raspberry lemonade.
Cameron Smith better watch out.