Sunday, June 19, 2016

Sergio Garcia scores birdie, rescues birdie on the same hole

The birdie puns took flight (see?) on Sunday afternoon at Oakmont.

Sergio Garcia, four strokes behind leader Shane Lowry, holed out from a greenside bunker at the 8th to notch an impressive 2 at the tricky par-3. And then, somewhere between the green and the walkway over the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Garcia found himself a little friend:

Yes, Garcia managed to save two birdies on one hole.

Yahoo Sports spoke to the woman in pink, who informed us that the bird was taken to the trees and released. We'll have to wait for Garcia's side of the story until he finishes his round. The bird was unavailable for comment.

Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports and the author of EARNHARDT NATION, on sale now at Amazon or wherever books are sold. Contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter or on Facebook.


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