Crazy Golf Video: 178mph Mercedes golf ball catch

Mercedes 178mph golf ball catch attempt featuring Formula One driver David Coulthard

Anyone who has been around golf for a while knows the folks at Mercedes love the game and love sponsoring golf tournaments.

The latest experiment from the German luxury car giant sees an ex-Formula One driver, Scotsman David Coulthard, attempt to speed past a professional golfer (Jake Shepherd) who is hitting a driver, reach speeds of around 178mph and catch up to Jake’s drive then catch the ball without leaving a scratch on the sleek black bodywork.

Find out if they did it?

David Coulthard catches a golf ball at 178mph in a speeding Mercedes

I’m not sure if you will now go out and buy a Mercedes, but you’ll go away thinking several things 1) that’s a cool thing to do 2) that’s a fast car 3) which marketing boffin dreamt that up!

Insane 178mph Mercedes golf ball catch
The moment David Coulthard finds the ball behind the seat of his Merc

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