Australian sporting legend barred from golf membership for alleged dishonest

Retired Australian Soccer League star and aspiring skilled golfer Jason Akermanis has been banned from the Thurgoona Nation Membership Resort Course in New South Wales, Australia, for a month following an allegation of dishonest, in keeping with a report by the Each day Mail.

Akermanis was a 15-year veteran of the AFL, and, per the Newcastle Herald, has just lately been pursuing a profession in skilled golf.

In accordance the the report by the Each day Mail, a Thurgoona member alleges that he noticed Akermanis enjoying the ball from out-of-bounds on the third gap, whereas one other membership member claims he witnessed Akermanis signal for a 4 when in actuality he had a six.


“I knew he was watching,” Akermanis advised the Herald Solar concerning the scoring allegation. “My first ball was in for 4 and I advised my enjoying companions to look at this so I had a little bit of a mess around.”

So far as the out-of-bounds allegation, Akermanis doesn’t sound too frightened. “I’ve by no means had any bother at another membership,” he advised the Each day Mail. “This was the sixth time I’ve had points there and I’m not going again.”

The previous footballer has just lately devoted himself to qualifying for the Australasian PGA Tour. The Newcastle Herald reviews that Akermanis was enjoying in seven competitions per week to arrange himself.

Along with the golf course at Thurgoona, he additionally frequents a number of different programs within the New South Wales space.

“After I retired from footy, I needed to play on the Seniors Tour however now I’ve progressed this far I’m eager to provide it a go,” Akermanis advised the Newcastle Herald.  “I’ve been a great golfer for a bit however I by no means thought I used to be going to be ok. Then I began caddying for ‘Muz’ [Zach Murray] and I acquired a brand new set of golf equipment from TaylorMade and hastily I used to be coaching each day and hitting the ball 40-metres longer. I’ve began to attain higher and my handicap has come proper in.”

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