Saturday 20 October 2018

Watch a kangaroo let off some steam by boxing a golf flag

Sit back and enjoy an animal giving an inanimate object what for.

The kangaroo boxing a golf course flag (Bettina Hammant/Facebook)
The kangaroo boxing a golf course flag (Bettina Hammant/Facebook)

By Edd Dracott, Press Association

An afternoon’s golf in Australia has been interrupted in a very Australian way, after a kangaroo caused a pause in play.

Spotted by golfer Bettina Hammant during a practice round, the little guy appeared to be boxing with the flag stick.

This has to be one of the funniest things I've seen. I was out practicing and saw this! (For licensing and usage, contact :

Posted by Bettina Hammant on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Bettina said she saw the kangaroo after hitting a “lovely shot” onto the par three at Noosa Golf Course in Queensland.

“I approached the green when this kangaroo hopped onto the green and nuzzled the pin,” she told the Press Association. “I stopped, wondering what it was doing and decided to video it.

“I was amazed at the performance. It is coming up to mating season so I suspect this young male was practising his moves.

“When the roo noticed me I’m sure it gave me an embarrassed look and hopped away.”

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