WILL ZALATORIS MAKES SPECTACULAR ACE AT HOLE 14 DURING GENESIS INVITATIONAL, WINS NEW GENESIS VEHICLES FOR HIMSELF AND HIS CADDIE

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb 16, 2023 Will Zalatoris today made a spectacular hole-in-one at the 2024 Genesis Invitational, winning him and his caddie each new Genesis vehicles. Zalatoris was the first to ace the 14th hole during the second round of the tournament. 
 

Zalatoris hit the 184-yard shot with his 7-iron while on his way to a 2-under finish for the round. As a prize for making the incredible hole-in-one, Zalatoris was handed the keys to a new Genesis GV80 while his caddie, Joel Stock, was awarded an Electrified GV70. 
 

“Anytime you make a hole-in-one it’s special, but when you get to win a car, it’s so much better,” said Zalatoris. “It’s a memento for life for that ace. It’s one that we both get to enjoy too.” 
 

“On behalf of Genesis, we are pleased to congratulate Will Zalatoris on making the first hole-in-one during tournament play at the 2024 Genesis Invitational,” said Claudia Marquez, Chief Operating Officer of Genesis Motor North America. “We are delighted to present Will and his caddie Joel Stock with new Genesis vehicles and wish them the best of luck for the remainder of the tournament.” 
 

The Genesis GV80 that Zalatoris will take home represents Genesis’ design ethos of Athletic Elegance and Beauty of White Space while delivering a refined performance and exceptional comfort. The Electrified GV70 that Stock received is the first Genesis model to be assembled in the United States, offering class-leading safety standard equipment and technologies with bold design. 
 

The Genesis Invitational is one of the most historic and longest-running events on the PGA TOUR and this year marked Genesis’ eighth year as title sponsor.