The two-foot-long shark seemingly fell to Earth and began thrashing about on the tee box at San Juan Hills Golf Club in southern California.
Amazingly, the creature managed to survive the fall, as well as any sliced tee shots.
Greg Norman, golf’s ‘great white shark’, eat your flipping heart out.
‘It was just wriggling around,’ said the Melissa McCormack, director of the golf club’s operations. ‘Honestly, this is the weirdest thing that’s happened here.’
Staff at the golf club spotted the leopard shark, which weighed 2lb, and put it in a bucket filled with water and some salt, as it lives in sea water.
It was then taken to Baby Beach in nearby Dana Point, where it was put back into the sea.
The animal had puncture wounds in its skin, which indicate it had been caught by a birdie – sorry, bird – from the Pacific Ocean and carried five miles in the air to the golf club, where it was dropped from the sky.
The club’s golf cart attendant, Bryan Stizer from San Juan Capistrano, was the one who put it in the bucket and drove it back to sea…