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Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One at Tournament

"I'll see what the missus says," Andy Sullivan says about taking the trip.



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    Andy Sullivan of England poses with his trophy and an astronaut from the XCOR space ship after the final round of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and County Club on September 14, 2014 in Zandvoort, Netherlands.

    An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.

    Andy Sullivan made the shot at the 163-yard, 15th hole at the KLM Open in the Netherlands, The Associated Press reported.

    XCOR Aerospace, an Amsterdam-based company that sponsored the tournament, offered a 100,000-euro ($129,238) seat aboard a commercial flight into space to the first player to make an ace on the 15th hole, according to

    The reward was aimed at promoting the company's space trips, which are set to open to the public beginning in late 2015.

    "I'm not sure yet,” Sullivan said when asked if he would take the trip, reported. "I'll see what the missus says."

    Sullivan finished third at the KLM Open, two shots behind winner Paul Casey.