Florida golfer snatches ball back after it lands on alligator

A golfer in Florida didn’t exactly “play it as it lies,” during a round but was able to get his ball back after it landed on the back of a large alligator, WFTX reported.
Florida golfer snatches ball back after lands on alligator.
Florida golfer snatches ball back after lands on alligator.(Kyle Downes)
Published: Dec. 16, 2020 at 11:34 AM EST
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. (WVLT) - A golfer in Florida didn’t exactly “play it as it lies,” during a round but was able to get his ball back after it landed on the back of a large alligator, WFTX reported.

Kyle Downes of Cape Coral was golfing when his ball ended up on the back of a large alligator that was sunning itself near a water hazard.

WFTX reported Downes slowly approached the gator from behind and was able to snatch the ball before it slithered away into the water.

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