A GOLF course has released footage of a pair of men stealing from its shop at the weekend.

Ferndown Forest Golf Course published the video on Twitter on Monday, July 10. The post shows a pair of men stealing items from its Royal Winchester Golf Club Shop.

READ MORE: Persistent Winchester city centre shoplifter gets another jail sentence

The tweet reads: “The standard of crooks today has really gone down hill. Watch this from yesterday at our Royal Winchester Shop.... Just needs a Benny Hill tune played over the top. I promise it is real and not a set up.”

A police spokesperson said: "We received a report of a theft from the Royal Winchester Golf Club at around 2pm on Sunday, July 9. Golf putters were stolen.

"Officers are investigating and would ask anyone with information to contact us with reference 44230275404."