Thursday, September 26, 2013

Man arrested and charged with stalking golf pro Morgan Pressel

A Florida man was arrested Wednesday after he tried to enter the residence of LPGA player Morgan Pressel at St. Andrew's Country Club in Boca Raton.

Alexander Berger, 25, of Coconut Creek has been charged with violating a restraining order and the aggravated stalking of Pressel.

More on the story from the Palm Beach Post:

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Berger showed up at the St. Andrew’s Country Club on Wednesday and told security that he was a guest of the community’s tennis center. Told that he was not listed as a guest, Berger said he was there to visit his girlfriend, whom he identified as Pressel. Security was aware of the injunction against Berger contacting Pressel and immediately called police.

While Berger was being arrested, he told deputies that he only wanted to speak with Pressel and was told to do this by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and the CIA.

Wait, Jack Nicklaus and the CIA told him to do it? Yeah, right.

Upon further review, Berger seems to have an irrefutable history of this kind of behavior. Aside from harassing Pressel with messages on Twitter, he was issued an injunction against repeat violence on Pressel by a Broward County judge in December 2009. He was also arrested in 2010 for stalking a Broward County resident and was arrested again in 2012 for stalking the same person.
Berger was being held without bail as of Thursday afternoon.

Via Golf Week


  1. That's creepy. And disturbing.

    1. And dangerous! Guy needs to be locked up to protect all