VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Dog steals Casey's ball at Dunhill Links

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - While lining up an eagle putt on the 12th green, Paul Casey ended up in the ``ruff.''

Advertisement
The Englishman was 20 feet from the cup on his third hole Friday at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship when a dog ran onto the green and ran off with his ball.

``It's the weirdest thing I've ever had happen on a golf course,'' said Casey, who was playing at Kingsbarns. ``I noticed the dog on the 12th tee and he sort of followed us down the fairway before taking a real liking to my golf ball.''

Casey, who is partnered with Olympic great Michael Phelps in the pro-am event, was ready to play with another ball but a spectator stopped the pooch near the 13th tee and recovered the original.

A European Tour rules official inspected both and Casey was allowed to play his original ball. He ended up with a birdie to get to 1 under.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Justin Thomas wins FedEx Cup
Schauffele wins Tour Championship
It wouldn't be Presidents Cup without Phil
Langer wins by 3 shots at Pebble Beach
Lindheim wins Web.com Tour Finals event
Tiger's event searches for sponsor
Tiger not close to returning to golf
Langer notches victory at Pebble Beach
International team motivated by failure
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership