Photos: Monkeying around

Ian Poulter made some friends at the Nedbank Golf Challenge, a European Tour event hosted by South Africa’s Gary Player Country Club in Sun City.

Photos: Monkeying around

Ahead of the tournament which starts Thursday, the Englishman was visited by some monkeys on the greens, and he took time out from his practice round to feed them.

Photos: Monkeying around

The primates took a shine to the 41-year-old, who has won 12 European Tour events.

Photos: Monkeying around

Poulter isn’t the first golfer to encounter animals at the Gary Player Country Club…

Photos: Monkeying around

Photos: Monkeying around

And in 2014, baboons found their way onto the fairways.

Photos: Monkeying around

England’s Luke Donald negotiates with the animals as they get comfortable back in 2007.

Photos: Monkeying around

Photos: Monkeying around

A family of elephants are pictured on the Kruger National Park alongside Leopard Creek Country Golf Club in Malelane, South Africa.

Photos: Monkeying around

A crocodile is also spotted near the same course.


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