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Robert Allenby arrested at Illinois casino



Here’s the latest installment in the “Ongoing Saga of Robert Allenby.” The 45-year-old Australian golfer missed the cut on Friday at the John Deere Classic. Not a spectacular occurrence, but his weekend got even worse early Saturday morning when he was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. outside of a Rock Island, Ill., casino.

Allenby was reportedly charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing as a result of his behavior at Jumer’s Casino, where he was staying.

What the heck does this really mean? It’s unclear at this point. And Allenby is taking a similar tack as he did following his disputed January 2015 kidnapping in Hawaii. The golfer stated “there’s no story” with regards to his arrest after posting $1,500 bond.

“I don’t know anything that’s going on, so you can say whatever you want,” Allenby told USA Today Sports, adding, “There’s nothing to be said or done about. Nothing happened…I have no idea, mate. No idea.’’

Well, neither do we.

For now, here’s the official word, per what a Rock Island County Police Department spokesperson told the Australian Associated Press

“Robert Allenby was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal trespass from Jumer’s Casino on August 13th at about 2.29 a.m. He was transported to Rock Island County Jail and we do believe he has bonded out.”

*Allenby’s mugshot, per the The Courier-Mail, in the featured image. 

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  1. T-Bone

    Aug 19, 2016 at 11:25 pm

    Probably Bi-Polar Disorder. Exacerbated by alcohol. Hope he realizes he needs help.

  2. Bill Mac

    Aug 18, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    He’s only doing what is right of passage for all aussie males. Travel overseas, get smashed, get arrested, forget what happened, start again.

  3. I'm Ron Burgundy??

    Aug 18, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    What’s wrong with getting homeless drunk and forgetting what happened?

  4. Dave

    Aug 15, 2016 at 9:02 pm

    Totally agree he is in bad shape and does need help feel for him,I hope he can get it back together and soon.

  5. Tim

    Aug 15, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    John daly with an Australian accent.

  6. RJ

    Aug 15, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    Sad story but no sympathy given….. No one feels bad for those with means!

  7. BG

    Aug 15, 2016 at 11:05 am

    Please find a homeless guy just a touch less drunk than him to explain the story to the press 😉

  8. Flip

    Aug 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Who cares. Why do you care.

  9. Greg V

    Aug 15, 2016 at 10:29 am

    I doubt that he has any recollection of what happened.

  10. Adam Schwartz

    Aug 15, 2016 at 10:27 am

    I bet he will claim he got robbed in the Casio….
    Guy needs to be sent home and his passport revoked…
    What a clown.

  11. larrybud

    Aug 15, 2016 at 9:05 am

    It means he was drunk, got out of control, then failed to leave when told to leave.

  12. ooffa

    Aug 15, 2016 at 8:43 am

    Finally some action in the world of golf. C’mon Bob, you can do better then this. Disorderly, meh. Lets bring out the inner Tiger in you. If you’re gonna train wreck be cool enough to give us the details. At least some security camera footage. Be cool Bro’ share.

  13. Pfunk

    Aug 15, 2016 at 7:59 am

    Cocaine is a hell of a drug

  14. Oe

    Aug 15, 2016 at 1:56 am

    He represents the typical Aussie man well.

    • RedX

      Aug 15, 2016 at 3:28 am

      @Oe – Sounds like Allenby’s not the only one with a problem – hope you get the help you need also

      • Joy

        Aug 15, 2016 at 4:10 pm

        RedX –
        You must be a joy to be with, not understanding jokes an’ all

        • RedX

          Aug 16, 2016 at 1:29 am

          Thanks for setting me straight @joy – slipped my mind that ignorant bigotry was the foundation stone of humour in some circles. I’ll try harder to fit in and be more joyful – just for you & Oe

    • Typical Aussie Man

      Aug 15, 2016 at 6:24 am

      Yep, guilty. I’m a complete merkin.

  15. Uncle Buck

    Aug 15, 2016 at 1:08 am

    Robbed and beaten in Hawaii?? Hmm….come on Rob, help us out dude and shed some light on your personal train wreck! YOU and only YOU are a disaster in the making. Rob, reps for A&E are on line 1, something about a cable show called Intervention.

  16. mo

    Aug 14, 2016 at 11:34 pm

    Misery loves company

  17. Josh

    Aug 14, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    Really feel bad for the guy, he needs help but I’m afraid this isn’t rock bottom yet.

  18. Stephen

    Aug 14, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    I kind of feel sorry for Robert he has totally lost his game and apparently some aspect of his life.

  19. carlsheen

    Aug 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Where there’s smoke there’s fire. This guy has a whole word of issues. Sad and hope he finds peace one day.

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