Connor Austgen of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, was jailed on Friday after he drunkenly slapped a child at TPC Sawgrass during The Players Championship, police said.
Photo: St. Johns County Sheriff's Office
Photo: St. Johns County Sheriff's Office

Florida man arrested during The Players Championship after drunkenly slapping kid, police say

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Connor Austgen, 25, is charged with two counts of child neglect (battery)

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According to deputies, Austgen was drunk next to the "Wine and Dine on 9" area next to the ninth hole. 

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Austgen approached a pair of 13-year-old kids and insulted them, the police report said. Austgen reportedly pushed one of the kids and slapped another. 

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Austgen walked away when adults approached, the report said, but deputies quickly located him. 

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According to jail records, Austgen bonded out Saturday after spending the night at the St. Johns County Jail.

ARREST REPORT: This Ponte Vedra Beach man spent the night in jail after he was accused of insulting and slapping a 13-year-old at The Players Championship:

Posted by Action News Jax on Monday, May 14, 2018

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