Yet Another Sinkhole... This One Swallows Up a Golfer in IllinoisSubmitted by MikeFWT210 on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 06:13
Luckily the man came out alive and with only minor injuries. These sinkholes are getting ridiculous!
Mihal was playing golf with some friends at Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Ill., on Monday. On the 14th fairway, Mihal was trying to gauge the distance from his ball to the hole when a sinkhole opened up and swallowed him.
Mihal fell 18 feet, getting a few bruises and a dislocated shoulder.
“I felt the ground start to collapse and it happened so fast that I couldn’t do anything,” Mihal said. “I reached for the ground as I was going down and it gave way, too. It seemed like I was falling for a long time. The real scary part was I didn’t know when I would hit bottom and what I would land on.”