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Has there ever been a stranger hole-in-one prize in world golf?

Top marks to the China Open for this unique offering.

BY NOW YOU’RE well used to cars and cash being the prize on offer for golfers who manage a hole-in-one on the European Tour.

However, this may be the first time the prize has allowed competitors to dig a hole of their own.

During this week’s China Open, sponsors Volvo are giving away a mini-digger or — to give it it’s proper title — a compact excavator.

Just what every pro-golfer needs:

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Steve O'Rourke

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