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This week in weird golf news: Did a golf club help stop a potential crime spree?

January 17, 2014

We've passed along a couple stories recently in which golf clubs were used to commit horrifying crimes. So it's nice to finally hear about a club helping to stop a crime.

That's reportedly what happened Thursday morning in Indianapolis, according to A man used a putter, which he kept in his house for protection, to beat a home invader and then held him down until police arrived on the scene.

It was apparently the second home the suspect had broken into that morning. Despite a younger woman suffering an epileptic seizure during the first break-in, and the suspect firing a gun during the second invasion, no one required hospitalization.