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Wolff Makes An Ace And Leads LIV Golf Event Over Newcomers

Matthew Wolff, left, shakes hands with Martin Kaymer after they finished the first round of the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston tournament, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Bolton, Mass. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
Matthew Wolff, left, shakes hands with Martin Kaymer after they finished the first round of the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston tournament, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Bolton, Mass. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
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Bolton, Mass. (AP) -- Matthew Wolff became a footnote in LIV Golf history with the first hole-in-one, an ace that carried him to a 7-under 63 and a one-shot lead over a pair of newcomers Friday in the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston.

One of those newcomers was British Open champion Cameron Smith, among six players who recently joined the Saudi-funded league. Smith broke a wedge with a shot from behind a tree that allowed him to save par, and he finished with a 45-foot eagle putt for a 64.