Golfer Greg Owen strips, jumps into pond to save baby bird

A hole-in-one fuels lots of fist pumps and celebratory cheers, while a "birdie" brings about, well ... stripping, apparently.

On Monday, English pro golfer Greg Owen was walking off the 16th tee during a practice round at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, when he witnessed a troubling series of events.

After falling from a nearby tree, a baby blue jay attempted to use its inexperienced little wings to fly across the pond. But the young bird couldn't make it and, halfway to the other side, fell into the water.

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So, what did Owen — "the 6'5 210 lb big man" (according to his PGA profile, he's 6'4" and 205 lbs.) — do? "Jump in and save the bird of course!!"

The kindhearted golfer, 44, stripped down to his undies, and made his way into the pond, coming to the blue jay's rescue in a matter of seconds.

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The video, shared via Facebook on Monday by the Ziegler Golf School, has been viewed nearly 190,000 times, and racked up more than 1,700 shares in just two days.

We're not entirely convinced it was necessary for Owen to remove his shirt — but, hey, we certainly aren't complaining.

"Is this guy married?" one commenter wrote. "I just fell in love!"

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