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Sickos who stole beloved fake horse from mini-golf course come to their senses and return fake horse

When you own and operate a mini-golf course with fake animals, you run the risk of pranksters making off with your wildlife. Phil and Suzie Santucci have experienced their share of wildlife abductions through the...
Thursday, 7/2/2015 at 11:41AM
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Two fans at the Wells Fargo stole a golf cart from Quail Hollow and drove it to a Charlotte bar

Apparently, Rory McIlroy's seven-shot win wasn't the most impressive performance Sunday at Quail Hollow. Nope, that honor goes to a couple of fans who stole one of the club's golf carts and drove it to...
Wednesday, 5/20/2015 at 10:31AM
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Golf protest by man living in a tree ends abruptly when man falls out of tree

Last week we brought you the odd story of two protesters living in a tree in New Orleans' Sharp Park in an effort to stop construction of a new $25 million golf course. Now the...
Wednesday, 3/25/2015 at 11:22AM
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Important PSA: Let's all try to catch this thief by watching a video of him stealing a set of golf clubs in broad daylight

A Tulsa man had a set of golf clubs stolen right out of his driveway on Monday in broad daylight, according to newson6.com. Despite home surveillance footage of the criminal, he hasn't been arrested yet....
Tuesday, 3/24/2015 at 5:05PM
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Weird golf news of the week: "Champion golfer" gets six months jail time for disability benefits fraud

On Wednesday, a U.K. man was sentenced to six months in jail for committing benefits fraud. How was he caught? By playing golf, according to The Telegraph. Alan Bannister, 56, collected more than 26,000 pounds...
Thursday, 3/12/2015 at 4:11PM
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Weird golf news: Golfer survives drive-by shooting at Kansas City course

Tiger Woods made headlines last week for walking off after 11-plus holes at Torrey Pines with a bad back, but an amateur golfer had to WD on the 12th hole at his local course Tuesday...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 11:19AM
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Weird golf news of the week: Man's plan to get new golf clubs backfires. Badly.

Are you looking to upgrade your golf clubs? It's a thought that crosses a lot of golfers' minds, especially around this time of year when Golf Digest's Hot List issue serves as a reminder that...
Monday, 2/9/2015 at 6:12PM
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Weird golf news of the week: Country club bartender charged for threatening to poison John Boehner

A former bartender at Weatherington Country Club, Michael Robert Hoyt, was recently indicted for threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, according to a report by WCPO Cincinnati. The FBI says part of that plan...
Wednesday, 1/14/2015 at 10:05AM
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Weird golf news of the week: Man gets harsh sentence for stealing golf carts

A Panama City, Fla., man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for stealing golf carts, according to a report by newsherald.com. Nathan Michael Huston, 38, received the sentence after charges against him were...
Wednesday, 1/7/2015 at 11:02AM
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Weird golf news of the week: Chicago-area man found dead in water hazard

The body of John A. Gaines was found face down in a creek at the Chicago-area Geneva Golf on Friday, according to NBC Chicago. Gaines, 74, was a longtime resident of the area. He is...
Tuesday, 12/30/2014 at 10:34AM
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