Feb 2nd, 2018

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

Gets jail time for his troubles

The Waste Management Phoenix Open has lived up to its reputation as an event where boundaries are pushed to the limit, and this year’s event has been no different as it witnessed its first ever streaker.

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On the 17th 24-year-old Adam Stalmach streaked onto the hole and spent over two minutes giving a proper performance.

He practised his golf swing, threw in some break-dancing moves, and chucked sand from a fairway bunker.

He was eventually escorted off the hole by security and detained.

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He pleaded guilty to one count of indecent exposure, was ordered to pay $1,500 in fines and spend five days in jail. 

"We encourage golf fans to enjoy the tournament, be courteous and to drink responsibly," Scottsdale police Sergeant Ben Hoster said.

Cricket has normally lead the way in terms of streakers, and the only other streaking incident in golf that we can think of is at The Open in 1995 when a streaker ran onto the 18th at St Andrews as John Daly was coming up the stretch.

But with jail time and a hefty fine, that's probably all the streaking action we are going to be seeing any time soon.

Related:

John Daly's Top 5 moments 

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

TAGS:Phoenix Open, Players, Tournaments