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Kiawah Island is home to some of the best golf courses in the country. It’s also the home to some massive alligators.
Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course famously hosted the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 2012 PGA Championship — the first of Rory McIlroy’s two PGA Championship wins to date. The course is also on tap to host the PGA Championship in 2021.
The stunning island in South Carolina is home to several beautiful courses, including Osprey Point, which is where this story is going to take us.
If you’ve ever been to Kiawah Island, there’s one particular reptile you need to be very, VERY aware of — the alligator. They’re all over the place.
And some look more like dinosaurs… like the one casually roaming Osprey Point on Tuesday that looked like it was out on a relaxing stroll:
Kiawah Island is one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit. But we can’t stress enough just how careful you need to be. Come on. Look at that thing.
T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.