BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — An alligator recently joined a golf game in Florida.

The Naples Daily News reported Joanne and Len Sadowsky were playing in a couples tournament this past Saturday at the Bonita National Golf Club on the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Bonita Springs.

Joanne reportedly had a bad tee off on hole 2.

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“I shanked the ball to the right, and it was heading to the water,” she told the Naples Daily News. “It was close to the gator’s head. He saw it, jumped up and caught it.”

Her light pink ball found its way into the strong jaws of the gator, earning her a free drop, the newspaper said.

“It saved me from a hazard penalty,” she explained.

You can check out the incredible photo below.

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