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Old 04-03-2011, 07:48 PM
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One of my golfing buddies sent me this photo of a 'gator strolling across Redfish Run Executive Course. Looks like a biggie. It was taken on March 26th.

Last week at Bonita Pass I went down near the water's edge to retrieve a ball and almost didn't notice a smaller 'gator about 15 ft. away looking at me from the water. Luckily he didn't move; of course I did, and pretty quickly.

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I sent that pic to friends in Calif to show them what a real golf hazard looked like.


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One of my golfing buddies sent me this photo of a 'gator strolling across Redfish Run Executive Course. Looks like a biggie. It was taken on March 26th.

Last week at Bonita Pass I went down near the water's edge to retrieve a ball and almost didn't notice a smaller 'gator about 15 ft. away looking at me from the water. Luckily he didn't move; of course I did, and pretty quickly.

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It looks really GREEN. I thought they were kinda greyish taupe.

YIKES.
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Old 04-03-2011, 09:33 PM
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Couldn't he get a little closer so that we could see the color better.
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One of my golfing buddies sent me this photo of a 'gator strolling across Redfish Run Executive Course. Looks like a biggie. It was taken on March 26th.

Last week at Bonita Pass I went down near the water's edge to retrieve a ball and almost didn't notice a smaller 'gator about 15 ft. away looking at me from the water. Luckily he didn't move; of course I did, and pretty quickly.

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I was planning to take up golf. Yikes, tell me you're kidding about Gators on the golf courses.
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I played Redfish Run on April 1 and saw 2 gators. One was in a pond by #4, I think, and a second gator in the water on #9.

That is a mighty good picture.
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A friend told me a gator was lazying on the green and I think she said on Redfish. This could have been "the one"!!
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Is the rumor true that the Shark is coming to TV to compete in a major tournament and he will be partnered with the Gator?
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Is the rumor true that the Shark is coming to TV to compete in a major tournament and he will be partnered with the Gator?
Maybe with a "Tiger" too?

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There was a gator on a driveway in Bonnybrook last week. The house is on Palmer golf course, I think. They say it is mating season so the gators are travelling. I'm told they usually run from people but I wouldn't take that chance. I think they shot the one in Bonnybrook.
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There was a gator on a driveway in Bonnybrook last week. The house is on Palmer golf course, I think. They say it is mating season so the gators are travelling. I'm told they usually run from people but I wouldn't take that chance. I think they shot the one in Bonnybrook.
Mating season??? Oh no. I am so wrinkly and getting so....taupy in color, I may be inciting lascivious feelings in one of them.

Oh MY. Gator lust.
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Mating season??? Oh no. I am so wrinkly and getting so....taupy in color, I may be inciting lascivious feelings in one of them.

Oh MY. Gator lust.
Oh Gracy, you're such a worry wort! There aren't enough gators in Ohio that you have to be concerned.
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There was a gator on a driveway in Bonnybrook last week. The house is on Palmer golf course, I think. They say it is mating season so the gators are travelling. I'm told they usually run from people but I wouldn't take that chance. I think they shot the one in Bonnybrook.
I saw pictures of the Gator in Bonnybrook. He kept hanging around someone's front lawn, and had to be shot because he was too comfortable around humans and wasn't afraid of them. That pond at Palmer is teeming with Gators, at least five of them.
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I saw pictures of the Gator in Bonnybrook. He kept hanging around someone's front lawn, and had to be shot because he was too comfortable around humans and wasn't afraid of them. That pond at Palmer is teeming with Gators, at least five of them.
Me too...

After golfing with the Bonita Babes last week at Pelican, we were headed south on the BV cart path and there was an enormous gator swimming in the pond on the right just south of the Sunset Pointe gate. We could see about 8 feet - how much of his tail was submerged?!?!?
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