Hole-in-none: Oklahoma men's golf plays brutal prank on freshman Patrick Welch

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Hole-in-none: Oklahoma men's golf plays brutal prank on freshman Patrick Welch

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Hole-in-none: Oklahoma men's golf plays brutal prank on freshman Patrick Welch

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Hitting a hole-in-one is an achievement every golfer dreams about when they step to the tee on a par 3.

Now imagine being a freshman on a top-three team in the country and acing a shot in front of all your teammates and coaches. It would be the celebration of a lifetime, right?

Well, that was almost the case for Oklahoma freshman Patrick Welch on Wednesday. The key word in that sentence is almost.

As if being a freshman wasn’t hard enough, Sooner head coach Ryan Hybl and his team had some fun at the expense of Welch, acting like his tee shot did find the bottom of the cup.

Here’s how they sold the reaction on the tee:

The funny thing is, the ball did almost go in!

Oklahoma finished third at last week’s National Invitational Tournament, their sixth top-three finish of the season.

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