Allenby returns to Sony Open

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) Robert Allenby is returning to the Sony Open and hopes to put behind him a bizarre incident that marred last season. Allenby still doesn't know what happened the night after he missed the cut. He originally said he was robbed, beaten and dumped in a park. The story gained traction because of a photo of his bloodied forehead. He later said he was repeating...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Allenby’s ex-caddie never believed golfer’s bizarre kidnapping tale

Robert Allenby and Mick Middlemo engaged in a he-said-he-said war of words last week after the two abruptly ended their working relationship during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open. But now that Middlemo has no reason to cover for his former boss, he’s enjoying the liberating feeling of being able to tell it...Read More The post Robert Allenby’s ex-caddie never believed...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Allenby fires caddie mid-round; puts fan on the bag

By Mike Cole Robert Allenby is having far from the best season on the PGA Tour, but his season certainly has been the most bizarre. The veteran golfer made news earlier this season when he claimed he was kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Hawaii after a round. The exact details of Allenby’s allegations were then questioned in a report from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, although...
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Allenby Insists He Was Robbed, Has ‘No Memory’ Before Waking Up In Park

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story Tuesday that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu, basing the account on what he remembered and what he was told by a homeless woman who came to his aid. “There has definitely been a lot of confusion,” Allenby said. “But I think the No. 1 thing that you should all remember is that my story...
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Allenby rang up $3,400 strip club bill on night of 'kidnapping'

Robert Allenby’s night of mystery from Jan. 16 is starting to unfold more like a tale from “The Hangover” than anything else. The latest information tells us that the golfer was not kidnapped nor assaulted as was initially reported, and that he racked up a $3,400 bill at a strip club on the night in question. But this does not necessarily mean Allenby was lying about what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Witness thinks Robert Allenby passed out, hit head on rock

By Gordon Dixon When photos appeared of Robert Allenby with a large scrape above his left eye and cut on his nose, we thought it was because the golfer was kidnapped, robbed, and beaten. That was the story related to the media by Allenby’s caddie. Depite conflicting details, Allenby stood by the story. As it turns out, Allenby’s unfortunate tale may not be what really happened...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Allenby stands by abduction/beating story

Robert Allenby stands by his story that he was abducted, robbed and beat up on Friday night in Hawaii despite others providing conflicting details. News emerged on Saturday that the Australian golfer was allegedly kidnapped outside a wine bar where he was drinking after missing the cut at the Sony Open in Hawaii Friday. A photo showed injuries to Allenby’s face, and the golfer’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Golfer Robert Allenby Tries To Recall Details Of Attack: ‘I’m Still Shaking’

HONOLULU — His left eye bruised and swollen shut, Australian golfer Robert Allenby is still shaking over a beating and robbery that left him unable to remember anything except being dumped in a gutter near a park. “You think … that happens in the movie, not real life,” Allenby told The Associated Press by phone Sunday. “I’m just happy to be alive.” Allenby posted a...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Golfer Robert Allenby Says He Was Kidnapped, Beaten And Robbed In Hawaii (Photo)

Hawaii was anything but paradise for PGA golfer Robert Allenby. The veteran golfer claims he was abducted Friday after missing the cut at the PGA Tour’s Sony Open event. Allenby was beaten and robbed after being kidnapped from a bar. Allenby thinks he might have been drugged because he can’t remember what happened in between his time at the bar and then being left on the side...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Golfer Robert Allenby allegedly kidnapped, robbed, beaten

By Larry Brown Australian golfer Robert Allenby was kidnapped from a bar in Hawaii Friday night and robbed and beaten by his assailants, according to his caddie. Allenby’s caddie, Mick Middlemo, told Golf Channel’s Steve Sands that Allenby was in a wine bar near Waikiki with Middlemo and another friend when the golfer was allegedly kidnapped. The Australian Associated Press...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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