Eagle steals man's golf ball

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This is one of those rare times when an eagle on the golf course isn't a good thing.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 9:28 a.m.

An eagle on the golf course is usually a great thing.

In this particular case, however, it didn't help anyone's scorecard.

Check out this video where an actual, real life eagle picks a golf ball up of the green and takes off:

So what do you do if this happens to you? That's covered under decision 18-1 in the Rules of Golf:
 
If a ball at rest is moved by an outside agency, there is no penalty and the ball must be replaced.

 

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.