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8 Jan 2018
9:23 am

WATCH: Dustin Johnson’s almost magical hole-in-one!


The American was truly superb off the tee in his Tournament of Champions win.

Dustin Johnson of the United States plays his shot from the 15th tee during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club on January 7, 2018 in Lahaina, Hawaii. Photo: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP

World number one Dustin Johnson powered to an eight-shot triumph at the US PGA Tour Tournament of Champions in Hawaii at the weekend.

Johnson’s masterful display off the tee at the par-73 Plantation Course at Kapalua included a near hole-in-one at the par-four 12th hole – where his drive left him a six-inch tap-in for eagle.

It was a truly amazing shot!

He carded an eight-under par 65 for 24-under 268 and his 17th US PGA Tour triumph, seemingly impervious to the wind and intermittent rain throughout the round.

“I knew I was playing well and it’s a golf course that I’m really confident on,” Johnson said.

“I’ve really been driving the ball (well) this week,” added the American, who has a new driver in his bag. “I knew as long as I could keep doing that I was going to play well.”

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