January 20, 2012

Former PGA Golfer Busted in Child Sex Sting

By - Brian Harrington

Former Senior PGA member Steve Thomas was arrested in Kissimmee, Florida last week in an underage sex sting. Thomas was charged with traveling to seduce an underage girl and using a computer to entice a legal guardian or parent to commit sex acts on a minor.

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Thomas played one season on the PGA Tour, had one top-10 finish and won $25,781. He last played on the Champions Tour, the PGA's senior circuit, in 2010.

Thomas was among 40 other individuals arrested as part of the sting called "Operation Red Cheeks". Also detained were a Gainsville, Florida swim instructor, an 8th grade teacher, and several college students.

Police said Thomas showed up to the address and admitted he thought he was he was about to have sex with a 13-year-old girl with the permission of her mother, who would also be involved. He reportedly had three condoms, chocolate pudding, and a bottle of honey in his vehicle at the time of his arrest.

How romantic.


  1. Sick old pervert. I love watching those To Catch a Predator shows where they bust dudes like this guy.

    1. Yeah I like those shows as well. Ironically enough, the host Chris Hansen got busted cheating on his wife in a similar-type sting operation. Not with a minor, but still. Lol