- Associated Press - Monday, April 4, 2016

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Hitting a ball into the water is the last of the worries for golfers in the Myrtle Beach area now that alligators have come out of hiding and turned themselves into living hazards.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports (https://bit.ly/1RJtn20) the alligators are showing up earlier than usual because of warm weather. At The Witch Golf Club, the alligators can be seen crawling out of ponds and sunning themselves on fairways.

Club associate Hank Shilds said the alligators are out early and they have more babies.

Shilds said some golfers who have had a little too much to drink try to grab the alligators by the tail. He said the golfer who actually grabs a tail will wind up at the bottom of the pond, courtesy of the alligator.

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Information from: The Sun News, https://www.thesunnews.com/


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