A hole-in-one in any instance is exciting. But there are a chosen few – such as a robot recording an ace at the rowdy Waste Management Open – that stand above the rest. This is one of those shots.

Thomas Bjorn, playing in the Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Match Play this week, was participating in a closest-to-the-pin challenge during a practice round. The contest had an added obstacle: the pin was surrounded by champagne bottles. But instead of serving as impediments, Bjorn used the flagons to his advantage: