Fairway Sinkhole Swallows Missouri Golfer



While golfing with friends at a golf course south of St. Louis, a mortgage broker from Creve Coeur abruptly dropped into a sinkhole on the fairway of the 14th hole. Mark Mihal said he fell into the mud floor of an enclosure shaped like a bell, up to 18 feet deep and 10 feet wide, and suffered a dislocated shoulder. The rescue was precarious, he said, because no one knew whether the surface hole would grow or the enclosure would collapse.
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