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Hero Challenge | Albatross Special

Hero Challenge | Albatross Special

Hero Challenge | Albatross Special

In 1994, legendary DP World Tour player Miguel Ángel Jiménez achieved one of golf’s rarest accomplishments when he made an albatross on the iconic 17th hole at Real Club Valderrama after holing his 2nd shot from the fairway, prompting a one-of-a-kind celebration from the Spaniard in front of his home fans.

In the second Hero Challenge of 2022, we tasked Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Ryan Fox and Joost Luiten to try and emulate that unbelievably impressive shot. From 211 yards away to the same tricky pin position and given just 90 minutes, could they do the seemingly impossible?

Here’s how they got on in what might have been the hardest Hero Challenge ever…

This year, there will be three Hero Challenges from three locations across the DP World Tour calendar. Each will feature some of the best and brightest players in the world in a short-form social and digital video output, which will be supplemented by a more in-depth ‘behind-the-scenes’ broadcast show from each event.

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