RYDER Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen has arrived at court this morning to face charges of urinating on a first class flight and groping a stewardess.
The Danish golf ace, 29, was arrested on his return from the World Golf Championships-FedEx St Jude Invitational on a flight from Nashville to London on July 29.
The five-time European Tour winner is alleged to have been drunk on the British Airways plane and stands accused of sexual assault and assault by beating.
Olesen, of Chelsea, south-west London, will appear at Isleworth Crown Court today.
He previously indicated he would plead not guilty to the charges when he appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court last month.
The Danish national was arrested and later released under investigation.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed Olesen was then charged by postal requisition on August 1.
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Paul Morris, Olesen’s lawyer, said in a statement: “Thorbjorn has co-operated fully with the police during their investigation, but while the legal proceedings are still ongoing he unfortunately cannot comment on this matter.”.
He has been suspended by the European Tour, pending the outcome of the case.
Olesen has been granted unconditional bail.
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