Ha Na Jang buries ace on par-4 hole

A hole-in-one is always special, but some are more special than others.

Ha Na Jang's tee shot Saturday on the 218-yard, par-4 eighth hole at the Ocean Club Golf Course in the Bahamas found the bottom of the cup for an ace. According to the LPGA Tour, it was the first hole-in-one on a par-4 in the tour's history.

Jang made the albatross in the third round during the LPGA season opener at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. Her 3-wood shot into light wind landed a yard in front of the green and rolled in. That jumped her from 3 under to 6 under for the tournament.

"I don't see the ball finish, but my dad was, 'Oh, you made it,'" Jang said. "It's unbelievable. Amazing."

She finished the round with a 5-under 68. Her total of 7-under 212 is five shots back of co-leaders Anna Nordqvist and Charley Hull

The 23-year-old South Korean finished 15th on the LPGA Tour money list in 2015, her rookie season.

An ace on a par-4 has occurred once on the PGA Tour -- Andrew Magee at the 2001 Phoenix Open -- and three times on the Web.com Tour, most recently by Rahil Gangjee at the 2011 Mylan Classic.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.