SC Golfer Loses Stroke, Arm In Alligator Attack

You know my rule: When golfing in alligator country, you always take the drop. Unfortunately, a 77-year-old man playing on a Fripp Island, South Carolina course on Thursday did not heed that advice, and lost his arm to the elbow when an alligator bit it off. Crikey.

It occurred on the 11th hole at Ocean Creek Golf Course (“May we play through while you’re looking for your friend’s arm?”), where hopefully there will now be a warning sign. But the most amazing part of this is that they found the gator, killed it, retrieved the guy’s arm, and are now trying to reattach it. Read more…