Pro Tip: Avoid the King Cobra on the Cart Path

With the Nedbank Golf Challenge teeing it up in South Africa this week, there’s been a series of photos and clips, posted by players and the tour, showing off Africa’s wild creatures.

Well, this one, posted by Sky Sports golf analyst, and former player, Andrew Coltart, is the scariest of them all. A King Cobra appears to be fending off a mongoose on the edge of some woodsy area on what appears to be a cart path.

The Euroepan Tour’s Instagram account reposted Coltart, and captioned, “⚠️ 🐍 Note to all players: Avoid the rough at all costs!”

A post shared by European Tour (@europeantour) on

Some commenters are claiming this was filmed at the Atlantic Beach Golf Club in Cape Town S.A., and not Sun City.

Um, thanks, but no thanks, for the travel tip. As if!


Credit: Andrew Coltart, European Tour,


Kevin Reid

Kevin Reid is a Pro Golf Weekly producer and contributor. Kevin calls himself a professional golf fan.



SUBSCRIBE

Get Pro Golf Weekly delivered to your inbox.


Add comment

Like Us On Facebook

Up Next On Tour

DATES 12/7 - 12/10
TOUR EURO
EVENT Joburg Open
COURSE Randpark Golf Club
LOCALE Johannesburg, S.A.
TV GOLF
PURSE $1,210,565
WIN SHARE $222,400
DEFENDING Darren Fichardt
-----------------
TOUR UNOFFICIAL
EVENT QBE Shootout
COURSE Tiburón Golf Club
LOCALE Naples, Florida
TV GOLF
PURSE $3,300,000
WIN SHARE $760,000 (each)
DEFENDING Matt Kuchar, Harris English

Subscribe