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08/27/2013 05:46 pm ET | Updated Aug 27, 2013

Jeff Barton Wins $1 Million For Hole-In-One In New Mexico (VIDEO)

Jeff Barton won $1 million dollars for this hole-in-one Thursday, defying 12,500-to-1 odds, according to East Mountain High School in Sandia Park, N.M., which hosted the golf event.

Good thing the near-impossibility was covered by an insurance policy.

Burton paid $125 to enter Corley's Albuquerque Lincoln Volvo Golf Tournament and receive a $1 million one-shot chance on the ninth hole, Bleacher Report wrote.

Fox Sports reported that the par-4 was shortened to between 145 and 160 yards.

The ball gets lost in the sky of the now-viral YouTube footage above, but when the ball lands, the reaction of the gallery at Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club is a hoot.

(Hat tip, CBS Sports)

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