January 19, 2021

Howell happy to donate car to charity after PGA Championship ace

(Reuters) – In any other year, David Howell could have been driving home in a brand new car after a hole-in-one at the BMW PGA Championship but on Friday his shot instead provided funds for charity as part of the European Tour’s Golf for Good initiative.

Howell’s stinging seven-iron tee shot from 184 yards at the 14th hole at Wentworth bounced once before diving into the hole, although with no crowds due to COVID-19 restrictions he was not quite sure of the final result until he reached the flag.

“It came out beautifully, right out of the middle of the club, maybe two yards left of where I was aiming if I was going to be honest, but a really lovely shot and it was always going to be close,” 2006 winner Howell, 45, said.

“It was a bit hard to tell with the reaction from the cameraman and the

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