WATCH: Louis Oosthuizen shoots the first hole-in-one of The Open

The South African won the event in 2010

BY Daniel Kelly 12:17 Thursday 14 July 2016, 12:17 14 Jul 2016

Picture by: Peter Byrne / PA Wire/Press Association Images

It hasn't taken long for the first hole-in-one of The 145th Open.

The 2010 Champion who was runner-up last year at St. Andrews was having a disappointing opening round in the calm conditions at Royal Troon before the reached the 14th hole.

+2 through 13, Oosthuizen was close to ruling himself out of contention for a second Claret Jug before he hit the shot of the tournament so far.

Oosthuizen has has impressive year with hole-in-ones during majors. In the final round of the Masters in April, he shot an ace on the 16th, that ricocheted off another ball to go in the hole.

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