Australian Jason Day hit the headlines as soon as once more on the BMW Championship at Conway Farms. The previous world primary, winner of the BMW Championship on the similar venue two years in the past, aced the 17th gap (par three, 188 yards) on his second spherical to win the Gap-in-One Prize, a BMW M760i.
The 29-year-old donated the twelve-cylinder automotive to the Evans Students Basis. BMW additionally donated an extra 100,000 US to the inspiration, as this was the primary hole-in-one of the match.
“I’m going to donate that automotive to assist one other pupil, as a result of I’m in a lucky place and really blessed to have the ability to attempt to bless somebody elsewhere,” mentioned Day, who’s among the many main group on the halfway level, thanks partly to his spectacular ace. “The primary two days of the match had been incredible. I hope I can do this over the following two days as properly.”
That is solely the second time that the Gap-in-One Automobile has been gained on the BMW Championship. In 2013, American Hunter Mahan was introduced with the keys to a BMW i3 as a reward for his masterstroke – which, by the way, additionally got here at Conway Farms and on the identical gap as gave Jason Day and the Evans Students Basis a lot trigger for celebration at the moment.
The muse, which receives all of the proceeds from the BMW Championship, funds school scholarships for caddies. Since 2007, when BMW grew to become title associate of the match, greater than 24 million US have been raised.