With a driver off the deck, Jamie Donaldson nearly holes out from 291 yards for albatross
One of the coolest shots in golf -- when it's pulled off, of course -- is a driver off the deck.
If it isn't executed properly, it can be a disaster and make the golfer who attempted it look like a fool.
In Friday's second round of the Italian Open, Jamie Donaldson -- the man who clinched the 2014 Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles -- hit a perfect drive down the middle of the ninth fairway at Golf Club Milano, his final hole of the day.
With 291 yards remaining, Donaldson decided he was going to try to go for the green... with a driver.
Here's how it turned out:
You can't dial it up any better than that, folks.
Dinaldson would brush in the eagle putt from 18 inches to finish with a 4-under 67. After 36 holes, he's tied for third at 11 under, just two off the lead.