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With a driver off the deck, Jamie Donaldson nearly holes out from 291 yards for albatross

By T.J. Auclair
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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.

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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.  

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