Giant alligator invade golf course

Even the sight of a giant alligator didnt deter golfers from participating at a womens tournament holding at the Myakka Pines Golf Club

A giant alligator invaded the Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englewood, Florida leaving golfers shocked and terrified but a women's tounament still went on as planned.

The golfers at the golf on Wednesday, March 11 were still continued to carefully putt around the large alligator, estimated at 12 to 13 feet long, days after the beast was seen staying on the edge of the green.

The club's general manager, Mickie Zada, said she had spent much of Wednesday morning fielding calls from reporters asking whether the photo, taken by a golfer on Friday, was doctored to make the alligator appear larger.

"If we stopped playing because of alligators, we'd never have golfers," Zada said.

Mickie Zada also said that the alligator is not the first or even the biggest to appear at the course but none have attacked a person in the club's 37 year history.

"A 15-footer, nicknamed Big George, hung around for years until his death," Zada said.

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