Three-legged gator visits golf course

Three-legged gator visits golf course

Published Apr. 26, 2013 1:00 a.m. ET

Ricky Barnes tore up the Zurich Classic on Thursday to nab the early lead, but the real star of the day was a three-legged gator adorably wobbling its way across a fairway.

The video below actually shows two gators playing through on the New Orleans course, the first appearing to be much smaller and in possession of all four legs. Our wounded friend comes in at about the 21-second mark:

The security guard seems wholly unconcerned from his not-so-lofty perch in the golf cart. Gutsy. Despite its walking struggles, we have to believe the poor gator has at least a little ups left.