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These 10 of the best animal encounters on the PGA Tour will make your day better

When you hear "animals on a golf course", we won't judge you if the gopher from "Caddyshack" is the first thing that comes to mind.

The selection of wildlife on and around golf courses is part of what makes our game great. And there have been a number of memorable animal encounters on the PGA Tour. We're partial to the dive by the turtle at TPC Sawgrass a couple years ago. Still, it's hard to beat the seagull who stole Steve Lowry's ball at the 1998 Players Championship.

Here's a highlight video the PGA Tour put together this week.