Raccoon steals iPhone 4 at golf course

Gotta watch out for those raccoons on your local muni. (GettyImages)

Stop me if you've heard this before: a small, possibly furry animal tortures golfers at local golf course.

No, Bill Murray is not involved, but a raccoon in Palm Beach County is doing some damage of his own, recently stealing an iPhone 4 from golfer Briak Acker.

According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Acker lost his phone while playing a round, came back to the course later to find it, and, after turning the GPS tracker on, realized it was up in a racoon nest in a tree. 

No word yet on if any caddies sought to get the raccoon tossed from the course for having a cell phone.

A course worker eventually knocked the phone down from the nest and retrieved it for Acker. General manager Mac Hood said the event was all in a day's work,

It created a little excitement. We just have to live out here with our furry friends.

And if you think any of this is a joke, just watch the video below.

Also, good to see Andy Reid has found work as a Sun-Sentinel writer after being fired from the Philadelphia Eagles. 

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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