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Man arrested 2nd time at Augusta National

Monday, April 7, 2014 4:26 PM
Last updated Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:54 AM
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A Pennsylvania man arrested over the weekend for driving onto the grounds of the Augusta National Golf Club, was caught trying to do it again Monday, this time claiming to be the father of 2013 Masters Tournament champion Adam Scott.

Joseph John Murphy, 50, of Hatfield, Pa., first tried to get onto the grounds about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. An incident report said Murphy left on the advice of a security guard but returned 10 minutes later, driving past a gate and onto the property.

He was jailed on a criminal trespass charge, and was released Sunday after posting bond.

About 9 a.m. Monday, he returned to the course in a rented 2013 Mercedes Benz GL 450 and tried to enter through Magnolia Lane, according to an incident report.

He first claimed to be Scott’s father, but after a deputy recognized him from a photograph, he admitted he was not, according to the report.

Murphy was being held Monday at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on a new charge of misdemeanor criminal trespass.

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woodyherman
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woodyherman 04/07/14 - 04:47 pm
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Facial Recognition

I believe he was trying to use his ticket and was barred from the facility

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 04/07/14 - 05:03 pm
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This
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yankee is brain dead.

Darby
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Darby 04/07/14 - 05:17 pm
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And yet some folks on these pages

keep admonishing us to behave so the "guests" will leave Augusta with a good impression of us and our town.

corgimom
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corgimom 04/07/14 - 05:26 pm
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They barred him yesterday and

They barred him yesterday and he just doesn't want to face the facts.

We are all for behaving, but Augustans expect guests to behave, too.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 04/07/14 - 05:35 pm
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Hmmm, they need to put this

Hmmm, they need to put this guy on ice until NEXT Monday.

Red Headed Step Child
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Red Headed Step Child 04/07/14 - 06:35 pm
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Seems there's at least one

Seems there's at least one every year...

happychimer
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happychimer 04/07/14 - 06:43 pm
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He pretended to be kin to a

He pretended to be kin to a player today. hahaha

KSL
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KSL 04/07/14 - 07:11 pm
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Hahaha

The player he is kin to probably needs him to stay in the motel and watch on TV. LOL.

KSL
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KSL 04/07/14 - 07:17 pm
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Happy

How is your tortie kitty?

rebellious
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rebellious 04/07/14 - 07:33 pm
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Darby

if little Joey illegally drives through the gates of the Augusta National, does that mean you will too?

Just be the gentleman/woman you are everyday.......Wait......Nevermind.

IBeDogGone
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IBeDogGone 04/07/14 - 08:08 pm
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No Room in the Inn

He keeps getting arrested because he has no where to sleep. He is one of those people you cannot convience there are not rooms to be found. 4th Street is his only option.

happychimer
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happychimer 04/07/14 - 09:39 pm
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Look at the RC Sheriff

Look at the RC Sheriff website. He is in jail and has hold subject do not release.

happychimer
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happychimer 04/07/14 - 09:41 pm
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KSL my cat, Callie, is great.

KSL my cat, Callie, is great. She tries her best to talk. She has worked her way into our hearts, and is family just like Rambo is family.

Butterman
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Butterman 04/07/14 - 10:40 pm
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"I want to see The President!"
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I guess he didn't get the memo that President Reagan died in 2004.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 04/08/14 - 09:07 am
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Probably on a bet

Maybe for big bucks & it will cancel out whatever fines he gets..

I bet you $10,000 I can get my name in the paper & it will be at the Masters ....betcha brother.:)

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 04/08/14 - 09:09 am
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Not A Sharp Tool In The Shed

Appears to be a nut job, but apparently with money enough to rent a Mercedes. Wonder how he is going to return it, now that he is in a cell ?? THIS is the week that COPS should have been here to film !!

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 04/08/14 - 09:11 am
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@SeenitB4

Not only my name, but my PICTURE as well...

Airman
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Airman 04/08/14 - 09:11 am
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Butterman for real?

Are you sure Regan is dead. Just rented me a nice Mercedes and was fixin to get hot and dusty going to Augusty and see The Man, and now you pooped on my parade. For shame for shame for shame, oh thats right Gomer is prolly gone also

southern2
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southern2 04/08/14 - 09:42 am
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If Obama had a son would he

If Obama had a son would he look like Joseph John Murphy?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/08/14 - 09:50 am
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Clean

Well, at least he’s got on a nice-looking shirt.

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 04/08/14 - 09:16 pm
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Deport him
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Cancel his visa and send the Yankee jackass home.

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