SC pro golfer Tommy Gainey arrested as part of prostitution sting in Florida

SC pro golfer Tommy Gainey arrested as part of prostitution sting in Florida
Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey has been charged with soliciting for prostitution by the Polk County Sheriff's Office. (Source: Polk County Sheriff's Office)

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WIS) - Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey was one of 124 people arrested as part of a prostitution sting in Florida.

According to WFLA, the PGA golfer told authorities he was in town for a charity golf event.

“He was a scratch,” said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.

The sting, called “Operation Santa’s Naughty List,” lasted six days and yielded 53 people who were arrested for prostitution, 46 people who were arrested for seeking the services of prostitution, and five people who had the intent to sexually harm a child, according to the report.

Officials said the 44-year-old Gainey was charged with soliciting for prostitution.

He has been released on bail.

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