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The latest grow-the-game initiative? No, it's just a massive sinkhole on a Scottish golf course

January 15, 2015

You've probably heard about efforts to make golf easier through the use of 15-inch cups. But if that's still too hard, what about this?

Actually, as you can see this was not intentional, and it's instead a massive 14-foot deep sinkhole at Traigh GC in Scotland that is going to cost the club more than $30,000 to repair. Still, if you're still looking for your first ever hole-in-one . . . never mind.

This is not the first sinkhole on a golf course. In 2013, a man was swallowed into an 18-foot sinkhole at AnnBriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Ill. He was quickly rescued, but dislocated his shoulder in the fall. Fortunately at Traigh, no one was hurt.