Texas golfer dies trying to get stray ball
06:07 PM CDT on Saturday, October 3, 2009
The Associated Press
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) --A Texas golfer has died after he fell over an embankment trying to get his golf ball.
Sgt. Kevin Perlich said 61-year-old William Michael Grant, of Garland, was playing in a golf tournament Friday at Sherrill Park Golf Course when he overshot a green.
Police said Grant was trying to get the stray ball when witnesses saw him slip and fall about 10 feet.
He was taken by ambulance to Parkland Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Texas golfer dies trying to get stray ball | Latest News | KENS5.com