Louis Oosthuizen hits incredible hole-in-one after ball ricochets off another ball

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What an incredible final day we had at Augusta.

Danny Willet became the first Englishman to win the Masters for 20 years after Jordan Spieth suffered a dramatic collapse.

There were some incredible shots during the four days but the most astonishing came on the final day, courtesy of South African Louis Oosthuizen.

Oosthuizen was on the 16th, a hole which had already been aced by Ireland’s Shane Lowry and American Davis Love III, when he got a huge slice of luck.

His tee shot was very similar to playing partner JB Holmes’ who’s ball sat nicely on the green.

But Oosthizen’s tee shot rolled into Holmes’ before trickling into the hole for a hole-in-one. The ace took the South African to four-over-par - a tie for 15th.

Watch the incredible shot here:

And here’s what he had to say about it:

"I've seen it on par-fours happen, but to do it in that setting on 16, that was brilliant," Oosthuizen said, per LA Times.

"That is the place where you want to make a long putt or chip or do anything."

Lowry had previously managed the first ace of the day when his 8-iron landed in the middle of the green before rolling down the slope on the left to drop into the hole.

It wasn’t long until Love followed suit when his perfect 7-iron found it’s way into the hole.

The three hole-in-ones on the final day brought the total number at the Masters to 27 since the tournament began in 1934.

It was the first time that there had been three aces on the same day at the Masters.

Before this year, the first hole-in-one occurred in 2013 by Welshman Jamie Donaldson on the sixth.

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