Dream PGA Championship continues as Michael Block sinks hole-in-one

Heading into Sunday’s final round at Oak Hill, Michael Brock’s week at the PGA Championship couldn’t get any better.

That was until he hit the tee shot on the par-3 15th hole.

Brock, 46, a PGA-playing pro at the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California, aimed at the green and hit a beautiful shot right on the pin.


Michael Block reacts to shot

Michael Bullock reacts on the third tee during the final round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY on May 21, 2023. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

As the ball fell, he dunked into the hole to score an ace, and the crowd was thrilled.

Brock looked at his partner for the day, Rory McIlory, and asked, “Did it come in, Rory?”

After Saturday’s round, McIloury, in disbelief that Brock was playing with him, nodded “yes,” and the look on his face said it all. he was surprised

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Blocks made their way into the hall, but the crowd never rested. The cheers were deafening and he couldn’t get the smile off his face.

Michael Block walks on the tee

Michael Block waits to tee off the first hole with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy during the final round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York on May 21, 2023. (David Cannon/Getty Images)

Brock was a fan favorite all week as he became the only tour pro to qualify for a major while many struggled on the difficult course.

Coming into Sunday, Brock was in a position to cash in on $500,000 as a certified pro. The most he’s ever made from golf is $75,000.


With a hole-in-one, Block is now tied for 14th, and the final round of one of the most memorable and feel-good stories in a major championship is coming to an end.

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