Kevin Streelman's ball gets stuck in a tree at Firestone, but not how you think

Golf balls getting stuck in trees is nothing new. We've seen it happen plenty of times on the PGA Tour, with players either climbing up and hitting the ball like Sergio Garcia did at Bay Hill a year ago or using a fan's binoculars to identify it before taking an unplayable.

Kevin Streelman had a situation on Thursday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational that we've never seen. His ball got stuck in a tree, but right in the trunk of it.

The video you see above shows the ball in the tree, but we don't get to see how it got there. It looks like it might have taken a bounce and plugged into the bark, and even with the drop Streelman took, it was still a bogey on the card for the two-time PGA champion.

Streelman's day didn't improve much after this, as he posted an opening round 7-over 79 to sit just two shots back of dead last after one round at Firestone.

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