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Watch This Golfer Hit an Amazing Shot Into a Speeding Car and Set a Guinness World Record

Marcus Armitage and Paul O'Neil connected on an incredible shot that has gone viral on Twitter.

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A professional golfer set a Guinness World Record earlier this month, after he hit a 303-yard drive into a BMW convertible that was cruising at 71 miles per hour. 

The moment was all captured in a commercial and shared on social media earlier this week. On Thursday, the European Tour's Twitter account posted an approximately seven-minute video in which 33-year-old Marcus Armitage joined 41-year-old British race car driver Paul O'Neil to accomplish the impressive feat. The two had been aiming for the longest drive hit into a moving car. 

After the first few attempts, Armitage and O'Neil connected on a drive and celebrated prematurely before learning that Armitage's drive was measured at 268 yards — just five yards short of the previous record set by golfer Jake Shepherd and driver David Coulthard. After a few more tries, Armitage and O'Neil connected on the record-breaking drive. 

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"Get in there!" Armitage screamed in excitement. 

As of this writing, the video has been liked nearly 3,000 times on Twitter.

"Nice! I hope that car didn’t get too many dents!" one person wrote in response.

Justin Chan

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Justin Chan is a news writer at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, he was a trending news editor at Verizon Media, where he covered entrepreneurship, lifestyle, pop culture, and tech. He was also an assistant web editor at Architectural Record, where he wrote on architecture, travel, and design. Chan has additionally written for Forbes, Reader's Digest, Time Out New YorkHuffPost, Complex, and Mic. He is a 2013 graduate of Columbia Journalism School, where he studied magazine journalism. Follow him on Twitter at @jchan1109.