Kids Steal Martin Kaymer's Golf Ball on Euro Tour

Kids Steal Martin Kaymer’s Golf Ball on Euro Tour

Martin Kaymer of Germany on the 17th green during the second round of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 20, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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That’s one kind of hazard you don’t expect: children leaping onto the course and pocketing your ball.

In the second round of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, Martin Kaymer experienced just that. After hitting a shot that rolled to the edge of the course near a group of spectators’ feet, two kids standing at the rope dove on the ball and grabbed it, laughing.

When Kaymer arrived to look for the missing ball, he seemed a bit concerned as to what happened to it, according to the commentators. Hopefully the kids learned that a wayward golf shot is not like a foul ball at a baseball game — fans probably shouldn’t wrestle over the ball like it’s a trophy prize.

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