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  • 61-year-old William Michael Grant Dies Trying to Retrieve Golf Ball

    Okay, so I passed this up the first time I saw it and did not blog about it.   I thought, well, give the guy a break.

    But then it came back today, this time in the Sun-Times:

    A Texas golfer died after he fell over an embankment while trying to retrieve his golf ball.

    Richardson police Sgt. Kevin Perlich says 61-year-old William Michael Grant was playing in a golf tournament Friday at Sherrill Park Golf Course when he overshot a green.

    Police say Grant was trying to get his ball when witnesses saw him slip and fall about 10 feet. Perlich says it appears Grant broke his neck.

    Rest in peace, Mr. Grant.  May you find greener courses, and hit many a hole in one.