65 million-to-1: Golfer hits two aces in one round

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  • Defying the odds, man, 64, did it on Tuesday near Chicago
  • 'That is luck and just good fortune I guess,' he says
Man hits two holes-in-one near Chicago, Illinois

Getting a hole-in-one is not easy, friends. If you're an amateur golfer, you probably dream of doing it just once in your lifetime.

But what if you did it twice -- in the same ROUND of golf? Could you even handle the excitement?!

It happened for a man just outside of Chicago, Illinois. Paul Dombrowski, a 64-year-old retired construction worker, was golfing with a buddy on Tuesday, something he does most days.

He started off great, acing the third hole, which was par 3. And then he did it AGAIN, just minutes later, on the fifth hole, another par 3!

Dombrowski calls it "luck and just good fortune" and says it may even have something to do with the full moon he spotted on the first hole.

"It kind of answers one of your dreams of always getting a hole-in-one, but the second one, I was like, stunned," Dombrowski told HLN affiliate WLS. "I did not even believe it myself, I thought this cannot be really happening."

A hole-in-one for Tiger Woods is usually met by a crowd roaring with cheers, but for Dombrowski it was only his friend, Wayne Nordengreen, who witnessed the super rare achievement.

"We got up to the first one and I told him after he hit it, I could see it is going to be close," Nordengreen told WLS. "We got up there and sure it was in the cup, we shook hands and that was it. When he hit the one on five... I knew it was a special day... You had to hit the ball good and he hit the ball good on both holes."

Some fellow golfers on the course tried to borrow some of Dombrowski's luck, asking him to buy their lottery tickets.

When asked if it was the best thing that ever happened to him, Dombrowski said: "I guess you are supposed to say it was the birth of your children, but this is right up there."

And in case you're wondering about the odds of two holes-in-one being hit during the same round, they are, as you can image, very, very slim: Like, 65 million-to-one.

Tiger Woods may have aced his first hole at age 6, but even he hasn't hit two during the same round (at least, as far as we know).

Here's Tiger sinking a hole-in-one at the Phoenix Open in 1997 when he was just 21 years old. Maybe Dombrowski can savor some of the excitement for his own awesome achievement:

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