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PGA Championship 49th hole-in-one Valhalla Golf Course recorded Friday

Swede Sebastian Soderberg hits hole-in-one at PGA Championship, stealing spotlight from Scottie Scheffler. Viral video of ace in rain.

Sebastian Soderberg made headlines at the PGA Championship in Louisville, Ky. by achieving the 49th hole-in-one in the tournament's history. The Swede's impressive shot occurred on hole No. 8, a 169-yard challenge, amidst a steady rain. Ranked 92nd in the world, Soderberg has a victory on the European Tour and now joins Freddie Jacobson as the only Swedish players to achieve a hole-in-one at a PGA Championship.

This remarkable feat marks the fourth hole-in-one at Valhalla during a PGA Championship, with three occurring during the 1996 tournament. Interestingly, no aces were recorded during the 2000 or 2014 PGA Championships at the same venue. Soderberg, who shot a 2-over 73 in the first round, certainly made his mark with this exceptional shot.

While Soderberg's hole-in-one garnered attention, the focus on the course was also on Scottie Scheffler, the world No. 1 player who faced a different kind of spotlight. Scheffler was arrested and released early Friday after an incident involving a police officer at Valhalla. Charges against him included second-degree assault, criminal mischief, reckless driving, and disregarding traffic signals.

In the midst of the tournament's excitement and drama, Soderberg's hole-in-one stands out as a memorable moment on the golf course. The PGA Championship continues to deliver surprises and unforgettable experiences for players and fans alike.

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