PGA Excursion golferTommy Gainey has been stuck on video in an undercover prostitution sting.
A certified golfer used to be one among 124 other folks arrested in Florida in a prostitution and human-trafficking sting.
Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey, 44, used to be arrested on Sunday (Monday NZT) and charged with first-degree misdemeanour solicitation, information retailers reported.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Place of job stated that Gainey used to be arrested in an undercover sting known as “Operation Santa’s Naughty Checklist,” which lasted six days. The investigation yielded 53 arrests for prostitution, 46 arrests for soliciting prostitution and 5 arrests for intent to sexually hurt a kid, in line with the sheriff’s place of work.
County Sheriff Grady Judd stated Gainey, a South Carolina local, used to be in Florida for a charity golfing tournament.
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“[Gainey] ignored his tee time the following morning,” Judd stated. “He used to be a scratch.”
Gainey became professional in 1997 and joined the PGA Excursion in 2008. He is recognized for dressed in gloves on each arms, therefore the nickname, and has one occupation PGA Excursion win on the McGladrey Vintage in October 2012.
Gainey has US$5.6m (NZ$8.46m) in occupation income on the United States PGA Excursion.
He received well-liked status and notoriety when competing within the Golfing Channel’s Large Smash sequence Large Smash IV: USA vs Europe in 2005 after which profitable the Large Smash VII: Reunion sequence in 2006.
It is unclear whether or not Gainey has an lawyer who can touch upon his behalf.