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There’s a kangaroo delay at the LPGA Australian Open

Feb 14, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

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This scene won’t surprise anyone who is familiar with Canberra, as the Australian capital has had an ongoing issue with its large and boisterous population of eastern gray kangaroos for many years now. Someone even made a documentary about it, and it should surprise no one that any group of animals referred to as a “mob” might cause trouble on a golf course.

Here we are at the ISPS Handa Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club today, as Karrie Webb waits for the kangaroos to clear the fairway (I hate when that happens) during the tourney’s opening round. A closer look:


  1. tyler4richardson - Feb 14, 2013 at 12:30 PM

    That’s an understatement. More like there is a kangaroo invasion.

  2. manchestermiracle - Feb 16, 2013 at 5:21 PM

    Wouldn’t that be a good time for driving practice?