High school golf team forced to cancel practice after encountering strip club's tournament on course
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A high school golf team got a few more balls and holes than they bargained for when they took to the golf green to get some practice in.
On Monday, 3 October, a golf team from Vista Ridge High School visited Avery Ranch golf club in Austin to shoot a few balls.
However, upon arriving at the course, they discovered a local adult entertainment club was in the middle of a tournament and getting a bit too excited by all the humps and the holes.
The adult entertainment club, named Yellow Rose, hosted the tournament from 'noon until 5:00pm ish', according to a leaflet for the club's event.
Yellow Rose is 'Austin's premier gentleman's club' and 'remains the number one hot spot in Austin, TX for live adult entertainment, incredible after-hours, five star kitchen service and a comfortable club atmosphere', as per its website.
The tournament was conducted with 'cocktails' and featured a $25,000 prize for a hole in one.
Along with the steady flow of drinks, including a bar just for Bloody Mary's, it also had a breakfast bar and 'swag bag with cool stuff'.
Keith Allen, the head golf coach of the high school group and coordinator of the trip, claims the children ended up seeing 'some lewd' and 'very inappropriate' behaviour exhibited by the adult entertainment group.
He also said that the school had no clue the course would have such a group on it prior to booking with the club.
As soon as the high school group realised what was going on, practice was cancelled and parents were called to collect their children.
Mackenzie Kelly, a member of Austin City Council, told Fox News: "I started receiving complaints from constituents about what had happened.
"I don't believe that any student should be exposed to that type of behaviour that was happening out at the golf club that day.
"I've seen photos of women who were topless, in g-strings, passing out alcohol. I've been told that there were women dancing on top of golf carts without clothing on."
Allen has condemned Avery Ranch for letting such a 'very inappropriate' situation occur on its courses.
Kelly also called the club's scheduling of the practice and tournament at the very same time, an 'egregious error'.
Avery Ranch reportedly told the school's officials that it 'does not condone' the actions which took place on the course and 'was not aware that these inappropriate actions would occur'.
Allen also claims Avery Ranch has since allegedly distanced itself from the adult entertainment company and resolved it won't be allowed on the course in the future.
On Thursday, 6 October, Yellow Rose released a statement via Facebook which reads: "The Yellow Rose has played their annual charity golf tournament at Avery Ranch for the last four years. Avery Ranch is a private golf course and The Yellow Rose rents the entire course for the whole day.
"This tournament was no different than any previous tournament. This is a tournament for adults and no children were allowed on the course at any time while it was being played. The high school golfers were only on the driving range not the actual course."
Yellow Rose denied being aware a high school team had been scheduled at the same time and blamed Avery Ranch for the 'mistake'.
"We have not received any reports of 'lewd behavior' from either the course, the course marshals, or guests of The Yellow Rose. The two young ladies in the blacked out picture produced by Fox News were wearing string bikini bottoms; no different than you would see at lake Travis on a summer weekend.
"If somebody saw something they deemed offensive The Yellow Rose sincerely apologises. This was supposed to be a private event," it concluded.
However, council member Kelly responded to the statement by saying not just high school students, no one should be 'exposed to that type of lewd behaviour,' adding the golf course backs on to 'single family homes' and is in a 'beautiful location'.
LADbible has contacted Yellow Rose, Avery Ranch and Vista Ridge High School for comment.