Bird steals golf ball at Aussie PGA Championship

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Samuel Eaves, an Aussie golfer, had his ball stolen from the middle of a fairway on Friday during the Australian PGA Championship.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 12, 2014 | 1:12 p.m.

The Australian PGA Championship is taking place this week at RACV Royal Pines Resort in Gold Coast, Australia.

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That's where Samuel Eaves, an Aussie golfer, had his ball stolen from the middle of a fairway on Friday...

Not by a fan, or a marshal, but by a bird.

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Eaves was allowed to replace the ball, without penalty, from the spot where the bird took off with it.

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.