A giant alligator, like the one pictured here, only larger, sneaked up on golfers at a South Carolina golf tournament, then disappeared into a lagoon just as quickly.
Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Giant gator interrupts golf match, strolls through links like a regular player  

A giant alligator interrupted a golf tournament in South Carolina, sneaking onto the links and sauntering by stunned golfers who watched in amazement as the dinosaur-like creature walked by.

>> Read more trending news

Players teed off at the 10th Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational on Kiawah Island on Monday, but the star of the competition wasn’t a golfer. It was the huge gator that showed up on the links and strolled through the course like a golfer on tour.

#kiawah #kiawahisland #golf #golfchannel

A post shared by mayorjuan (@mayorjuan) on

Instagram user mayorjuan posted a recording of the huge beast.

The Post and Courier’s headline read “It was literally a dinosaur.”

The huge beast eventually disappeared into a nearby lagoon, where golfers had been standing a short time earlier.

>> Related: Gator eats golfer’s ball on Florida course 

Thank you for reading the Journal-News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Journal-News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X