PGA Tour player Ben Crane accused on Twitter of failing to pay off alleged $6K bet

Crane was called out for not paying up on an alleged putting-green bet.

The PGA Tour is often void of any true beefs and drama. Tom Gillis and Ben Crane may have just become the exception.

Gillis, a veteran PGA Tour member who lost to Jordan Spieth in a playoff at the 2015 John Deere Classic, claimed on Twitter that fellow Tour pro Ben Crane owes another golfer $6,000 from a lost bet.

Crane, who is one of the most notoriously slow players on Tour, is also regarded as one of its best putters.

Though Gillis' original tweet was published Tuesday, he has been locked in a battle with curious professional and amateur golfers regarding this alleged bet that, by the way, did not even include Gillis.

Gillis goes on to explain that his unidentified "friend" won the bet on a putting green during the Phoenix Open.

Evidently, Crane has offered to play Ping-pong to settle the score. Gillis, apparently, does not think that would be a suitable replacement.

Crane has become a beloved face on the PGA Tour for his active role in the popular "Golf Boys" videos, featuring himself, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan. He has not yet responded via Twitter to the accusations.

Golf has a bit of a reputation for excessive side-betting among players, but rarely does it get thrown into the public light like this.

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