U.S. OpenJune 19, 2016

Sergio Garcia makes birdie, then rescues a birdie, at Oakmont's eighth hole

OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 19:  Sergio Garcia of Spain plays a shot out of the bunker on the third hole during the final round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 19, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Getty ImagesOAKMONT, PA - JUNE 19: Sergio Garcia of Spain plays a shot out of the bunker on the third hole during the final round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 19, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

OAKMONT, Pa. -- Sergio Garcia stated he was going to be aggressive heading into the final round at the U.S. Open, insinuating he wanted to collect as many birdies as possible. He's taking that promise a tad too literally.

On the eighth hole at Oakmont, Garcia holed out from a bunker for birdie, a rare "2" on the 299-yard par 3.

The birdie put Garcia at two under for the tournament, just three shots behind Shane Lowry.

If that wasn't enough, Garcia found a stray bird hanging out at the back of the green, and decided to rescue him to safety.

Sergio Garcia, friend of the feathered. Who knew?


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