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Watch: James' ball hits bird, goes OB on Road Hole

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As there weren't enough trouble already lurking on the Road Hole, Mark James on Thursday at the Senior Open encountered an identified flying object - a seagull.

The 18-time European Tour and three-time PGA Tour Champions winner struck his drive on 17, and that drive struck a seagull in mid-air, ricocheting the ball out of bounds.

James went on to make triple bogey on the hole en route to a 5-over 77.

Best of luck to the real victim, the seagull, who hopefully recovered enough to go to the bathroom on somebody.