GIF: Luke Donald makes par the weird way
By Luke Kerr-Dineen
Finally! A moment all hackers out there can relate to.
Luke Donald no doubt thought he was in trouble as he watched his third shot sail towards the sponsor's tent to the left of the par-5 9th green. But what happened next, it's fair to say, wasn't expected.
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Donald's ball flew into the tent, bounced back in bounds and rolled all the way to the right side of the fairway, just short of the green. From there, the former world No. 1 pitched it close and made the putt to save par. He made the turn in three-over par, but the break looked to provide a jolt of momentum to Donald's round. He went on to birdie the next hole.
Here it is: