VideoJanuary 27, 2015

This woman with ALS draining a long putt on live TV will be the coolest thing you see all day

Branden Grace's remarkable recovery shot at the Qatar Masters grabbed the early lead for pro golf's shot of the year, but we're declaring the competition in the amateur ranks over for 2015.

Meet Madeline Kennedy, an avid golfer who was diagnosed with ALS 30 months ago. Kennedy has lost the ability to walk, but she has kept on playing golf thanks to a specialized cart that helps her stand up to hit the ball.

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Inspired by Kennedy's fight with this awful disease, Worthington Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., held an event to raise money for ALS research. And when WINK-TV News (CBS) showed up to do a live report from the course with Kennedy, she struck this amazing putt on her first try:

How about that?! The putt was officially measured at 77.6 feet, but we're going to round up and call it an even 78. Nice job, Madeline. Oh, and out of curiosity, how much do you charge for putting lessons?

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