Ben Crane Called Out For Unpaid Gambling Debt


The only thing worse than not paying off a gambling debt is being called out for it in public. That’s precisely what happened when former PGA Tour player Tom Gillis took to Twitter on Wednesday to call out current Tour member Ben Crane, for his slow-play, and also for not owning up to a bet that he apparently lost during a putting contest. 

Here was the initial cryptic post Gillis tweeted for the world to see.

Naturally, people wanted to know what happened.

But according to Gills, it’s a fairly straightforward story.

When asked what the bet entailed, his response was plain and simple.


But who does Crane owe the six grand to? Obviously, it’s not Gillis.


However, it appears his public disgracing tactics worked and Crane caved. 

After some further investigating, @db_straitvibin a.k.a. Daniel Berger is mentioned in this hilarious Instagram post courtesy of Charley Hoffman and could very well be the man who took $6,000 off notoriously slow Ben Crane. 

According to Golf Channel, Crane offered no comment when approached during his pro-am at this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

UPDATE: The payment has been made.

[h.t. Golf Channel]


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