Bird Call Man interrupts Webb Simpson, Bob Costas (video)

View Photo Gallery: Webb Simpson (the guy with the trophy) and Bob Costas were momentarily distracted Sunday.

A guy in a goofy hat bird-bombed Bob Costas as he attempted to interview Webb Simpson just after Simpson had won the U.S. Open on Sunday night.

The man, who bears a bit of resemblance to Tom Watson and delivered a performance far less nuanced than Cigar Guy’s, wandered in front of NBC’s cameras and did some Bruce Boudreau-like bird calls, then was hustled off by security. (Watch after the jump.)

“Enjoy the jail cell, pal,” Simpson quipped.

In fairness to Bird Call Man, Costas did mention birdies.

My new friend.…

— Webb Simpson (@webbsimpson1) June 18, 2012

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.


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