Cameron Champ and "The little guy": Gator aids swing at TPC Louisiana


PGA TOUR 2021: Zurich Classic of New Orleans, TPC Louisiana - Round Three

Champ and "the little guy": Firing under 'gator gaze

From Yahoo!Sports:

While in the thick of this week’s Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana, Cameron Champ was forced to take a swing while standing just a few feet from an alligator on Saturday.

Champ had knocked the ball in the water and he and playing partner Tony Finau — this is the Tour’s lone team event — needed the 25-year-old to step up and focus on an important shot, all while a gator was standing just a few yards away.

Champ downplayed the incident after the round, but his partner did not.

“It wasn’t that bad. He was maybe 20 feet, but still, he was a little guy,” Champ said. “I was kind of making sure he wasn’t going to …”

“The alligator wanted a piece of him after he hit it in the water,” Finau added.

“Yeah, probably so,” Champ replied.  Read more

It is all caught on video at this twitter link.

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