On a normal day, a 15th hole chip in from 2020 PGA Championship winner Collin Morikawa wouldn’t usually make news, but the 24-year-old had a special spectator at Sunday’s event.
Playing in the RBC Championship, Morikawa was playing in the final group but had fallen well off the pace.
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But at the 15th, although he had fallen back to -11 in equal share of eighth, Morikawa had to chip in from close to the water — right in front of a sign that said “Please do not feed or disturb the alligators”.
The coverage showed that a matter of metres behind him was an alligator with his eye just out of the water.
The RBC Heritage was played at Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina, with the alligators’ natural habitat stretching from North…