Last year's U.S. Open trophy ceremony was improved with the appearance of a man squawking in front of the camera.
A couple months later, "Jungle Bird" got onto the field during a Notre Dame-Navy game and danced. Jungle Bird was planning to attend this year's U.S. Open for a repeat performance, but Merion Golf Club decided to ban him from the grounds.
From reader Eric:
Because of those antics at last years US Open, he's now banned from the grounds at Merion. All he wants to do is his jungle bird call during the trophy presentation. Is that too much to ask?!
A squawk-less Jungle Bird is a sad Jungle Bird.
Here's a letter from the USGA to Jungle Bird regarding his ban: