Chiarian, Golfer Holmes Hits Hole-in-One; Takes Second Place in Tournament

Mon, 03/09/2015

J.B. Holmes, a pro golfer who has Chiari, hit a hole-in-one on Saturday and finished in second place on Sunday at World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship in Miami, Florida.

Dustin Johnson made a hole-in-one on the 207-yard, par-three fourth hole and then Holmes followed with a hole-in-one. This took place in a span of about 20 minutes. To see Holmes' hole-in-one, please CLICK HERE and watch the video.

Holmes finished with an eight-under 280 to take second place and earned $930,000 in the tournament.  

He was diagnosed with Chiari in 2011 and had surgery twice - the decompression surgery on Sept. 1, 2011, and another surgery because of an allergic reaction to the adhesive on the titanium plate at the base of his skull.

Johnson defeated Holmes by one shot to win the tournament and take home $1,570,000.

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