Golf legend Tom Watson steal the show in the second round of Open Championship and showed that he can still produce some magical moments at age 61.

The veteran golfer took his 4-iron at the par-3 and the shot hit the centre of the green and with one hop disappeared into the cup to roars of approval from the gallery. That left him at even par for the tournament after his 72 on Thursday.

“Wish I could have seen it go in,” the five-time British Open champ joked as he went to grab his ball.

The incredible shot came just one day after Dustin Johnson aced the par-3 16th hole at Royal St. George’s in the first round. Watson, however, is not the oldest player to record a hole-in-one in the Open as Gene Sarazen was 71 when he aced the famous Postage Stamp at Troon in 1973. Watson is playing in his 34th Open having first competed at Carnoustie in 1975, and he has won the tournament five times.

But this is the first time in 115 rounds of Open golf that he has fired a hole-in one.

Also Tom Watson today claimed Open sensation Tom Lewis has the talent to follow in the footsteps of Rory McIlroy. Amateur Lewis stunned Royal St George’s yesterday when he carded a five-under-par 65 to lead after the first round along with Thomas Bjorn. The 20-year-old from Welwyn is the first player from the unpaid ranks to be in front after day one.

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