Jason Akermanis banned from golf course after reports of cheating

Brisbane Lions three-time premiership player Jason Akermanis has been sensationally banned from a local golf club, according to a report from the Herald Sun.

The 2001 Brownlow Medallist has desires to become a professional golfer, but those aspirations hit a snag after being banned, following reports he was cheating on the course.

The committee of the Thurgoona Golf Club, near Albury, banned him for a month, with the colourful AFL character explaining he wouldn’t be returning to the course in the future.

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“I’ve never had any trouble at any other club,” Aker said.

“This was the sixth time I’ve had issues there and I’m not going back.”

The Herald Sun explained a complaint came from a member who lives on the course, claiming Akermanis played the ball from out-of-bounds on the third hole.

A letter written to the golf club initially got Akermanis suspended for a week, but the ban was rescinded after he challenged the ruling.

Two weeks ago another member witnessed the ex-Lions forward have six shots when he’d signed for a par four on the 17th hole.

“I knew he was watching, my first ball was in for four and I told my playing partners to watch this so I had a bit of a play around,” Akermanis said.

“I knew what the guy was doing, it’s an absolute joke.”

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