Are there alligators on Florida golf courses?



Are there alligators on Florida golf courses?

Well, you might be forgiven for thinking dinosaurs still walk the earth after seeing footage of a ginormous alligator roaming on a Florida golf course. Spotted at Valencia Golf & Country Club in Naples, Florida during tropical storm Eta, the gator was seen prowling a tee box by Tyler Stolting, a professional at the club, on Wednesday.

What happened to the Gator on the golf course?

The gator has lived on or near the course for at least a year. “He was here last year, he comes and goes,” Gada said. But this time, people noticed that the gator was dragging its right hind foot. The gator was not considered a nuisance but observers were concerned about its health.

Is it possible to play 18 holes and not see an alligator?

An unexpected handicap: ‘It’s impossible to play 18 holes and not see an alligator’ at Myakka Pines Golf Club in Florida. Florida is infamous for its weird news stories. But according to natives, a 12ft-long American alligator’s cameo during a leisurely golf game isn’t one of them.

What happened to the Alligator at Pelican Pointe Golf Course?

This injured, 10-foot-8 alligator was removed from a pond by the 15th tee box at the Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club near Venice, late Monday morning. The gator was reportedly relocated to Jurassic Ranch near Punta Gorda. The gator has lived on or near the course for at least a year. “He was here last year, he comes and goes,” Gada said.