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Thorbjorn Olesen arrested after being accused of sexual assault, urinating in aisle on a transatlantic flight



According to a report from The Sun, European Tour star Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested before being released this week on suspicion of sexual assault during a transatlantic flight.

Per the report, Olesen allegedly hurled abuse at passengers and crew on the flight before being calmed by fellow golfer Ian Poulter and then molested a woman while Poulter slept.

The Dane is also accused of urinating in the first-class aisle of the plane, and it is believed that police were waiting for Olesen when his BA flight from Nashville, Tennessee, landed at Heathrow on Monday,

A witness speaking on the incident told The Sun

 “He 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. It was shocking behaviour. You would expect it maybe on a budget airline but not in the first-class cabin on BA.’’

Poulter’s agent Paul Dunkley stated that the Englishman assisted in calming down a “slightly intoxicated” passenger and that “he then went to sleep and the first he knew of anything else was when the police were waiting at Heathrow.

The Met Police confirmed that a 29-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, being drunk on board an aircraft and failing to comply with the orders of cabin crew, before being “released under investigation.”



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  1. Curt

    Aug 2, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    What an idiot!

  2. Nack Jicklaus

    Aug 1, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    I want to hear all of the facts of this story. Sometimes first reports might not have all the details from both sides, so I am gonna wait before passing judgement. Of course he might have indeed just went bananas for no reason, but I don’t know for sure…

  3. Sir Ben Kingsley

    Aug 1, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    A “budget airline?” WTH is that? Furthermore, what airline tolerates, allows, and excuses idiotic behavior? Dumbest thing I have ever heard, next to a PGA Tour member acting like Eldrick! I mean, this neanderthal is a First Class clown! Drunk, ignorant, belligerent, entitled, arrogant, and offensive! Well done Thorby, well done!

  4. Jesus Christ

    Aug 1, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    My daddy is watching.

  5. Fergie

    Aug 1, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    Ho boy, here we go with the class distinctions. Regular fare vs First Class, Muni vs Private Club, et al . . .

  6. Brandon

    Aug 1, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    We’ve all pissed in the isle on an airplane before.

  7. joro

    Aug 1, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    He must have been drunk out of his skull to be that big of an Ass. From now on he should fly with the trash on a Budget Airlines where he can molest females, and most of all Pee in the aisle. I always fly Budget so I can do those things with applause from the other trash flying Budget. What a bunch of over important people flying First these snobs are.

    It is a sad day for Oleson and he should be suspended for the rest of the season and put on probation after this fiasco. Too bad he doesn’t appreciate what he has/had. Good Day Sir!!!! and get some help.

  8. real recognize real

    Aug 1, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    you would except this on a budget airline? drinking, isle peeing, and molesting?

    • Mower

      Aug 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm

      Right!??? wtf

    • toad the spret wocket

      Aug 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm

      Did you honestly think the wealthy see the lower class as civilized humans?

  9. JP

    Aug 1, 2019 at 12:37 pm

    Sadly, this will all end in a slap on the wrist and a fine. Nothing will be learned from his bad behavior.

  10. Tommy

    Aug 1, 2019 at 11:17 am

    Looks/acts like a guy with a screw loose. I always thought that. All it takes is one drink too many and “him” comes out to play.

  11. Vas

    Aug 1, 2019 at 11:08 am

    “You would expect it maybe on a budget airline but not in the first-class cabin on BA.”??? Seriously??? That witness may have set a new superiority complex bar. I’d much rather take my chances flying next to Olesen than that person.

  12. James

    Aug 1, 2019 at 10:24 am

    What are you doing, Thunder Bear? Never took him as a closet DB until reading who was flying with. Birds of a feather, I guess.

  13. Mike

    Aug 1, 2019 at 10:09 am

    In response to sexual assault and urinating in the aisle the witness was quoted as saying “you would expect it maybe on a budget airline.” So they think that people who aren’t wealthy molest flight attendants and piss where they’re not supposed to? They comment is more shocking than Olesen’s behavior.

  14. john

    Aug 1, 2019 at 9:22 am

    i dont think there is any space for “bad boys” that assault/harass women in golf. or on the face of the earth, for that matter.

  15. The dude

    Aug 1, 2019 at 9:14 am

    I always thought he golfed for the other team.

  16. mike

    Aug 1, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Olesen goes from uninteresting Euro to Golfs new bad boy in one flight, interesting

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New troops: PXG announces additions to tour staff for 2021



Earlier this week, it was the Brooklyn Nets making big news in the NBA with player acquisitions. Now in the golf world, it’s PXG, who is also adding to its roster with a number of new players on both the PGA Tour and the Korn Ferry Tour.

The newest members of the PXG roster, which they like to call “troops” are

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  • Danny Lee
  • Luke List
  • Henrik Norlander
  • Adam Schenk
  • Kyle Stanley
  • Hudson Swafford

Speaking to the switch, Sung Kang said

“PXG makes some of the best performing equipment in golf. I know, with the support of Bob Parsons, his team, and PXG clubs, that I am going to be able to take my game to the next level!”

The professionals from the Korn Ferry Tour joining current PXG staffers Scott Langley and Grant Hirschman include

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  • Nicolas Echavarria
  • KK Limbhaust
  • Justin Lower
  • Seth Reeves
  • Charlie Saxon

“Between grit and their love of the game, every one of these new players brings something special to the course. We are proud to welcome them all to the PXG Troops and honored that they have chosen to put PXG in play.” -PXG founder and CEO Bob Parsons.

These players join a long list of PXG staff players, which also includes LPGA Tour players Lydia Ko, Katherine Kirk, Austin Ernst, Christia Kim, Brittany Lang, Haley Moore, Celine Boutie, Ryann O’Toole, Gerina Piller, Jennifer Song, Linnea Ström, and Mina Harigae.

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