Sprinkler goes off near green during Solheim Cup match

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During a singles match at the Solheim Cup on Sunday, a sprinkler suddenly turned on while Paula Creamer and Georgia Hall were on the seventh green at Des Moines Golf & Country Club.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 12:27 p.m.

A funny scene played out Sunday afternoon on the seventh hole at Des Moines Golf and Country Club during the singles matches at the Solheim Cup.

Paula Creamer from the U.S. was playing Europe's Georgia Hall. When the pair got to the green, Creamer hit a putt and then immediately turned her attention to another direction.

When the camera panned out, it was obvious why -- a sprinkler suddenly turned on.

The sprinkler halted play for a few minutes and, before it was turned off, a rules official decided to stand on the sprinkler head in an attempt to stop the flow of water.

Here are a collection of tweets from the funny incident.

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.