Published on Friday, August 2, 2019

'Shocking behavior' on flight gets pro golfer arrested

A pro golfer was reportedly arrested following a display of 'shocking behavior' on a London bound transatlantic flight.

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen, 29, has been accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman and urinating in the aisle.

Oleson 'started abusing some of the passengers and crew and then made a pass at one of the female passengers before taking a leak in the aisle,' the Sun reports citing one witness aboard the British Airways flight.

"It was shocking behavior. You would maybe expect it on a budget airline but not in the first-class cabin on BA."

Oleson was traveling back to Europe after in the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind.

He was detained on landing in London and faces charges of sexual assault, being drunk onboard an aircraft and failing to comply with cabin crew.

"Our customers and crews deserve to enjoy their flights, and not to suffer any form of abuse. This sort of behavior will not be tolerated, and the appropriate action will always be taken," a British Airways spokesperson said.

Fellow pro golfer Ian Poulter was also on the flight and intervened to help diffuse the situation once it got heated but Oleson continued to be disruptive to passengers and crew when Poulter fell asleep.


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  • Needs to be Banned

    He needs to be banned from any further golf events, especially in the United States. I can't even imagine this happening in the First Class section of a BA (or ANY) airline. Disgusting! I can only imagine how the passengers felt listening to and watching his unbelievable behavior.

    By , Friday, August 2, 2019

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