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Golfer sinks in mud trying to retrieve ball (WATCH)
First Published Apr 02 2013 09:55 am • Last Updated Apr 02 2013 09:55 am

Who wouldn’t traipse through quicksand to get back their golf ball?

It’s not unusual to see a casual golfer at your local public course going through incredible measures to retrieve a golf ball. Why? Because for some reason, over time, it has become a source of pride for hackers to never end a round with fewer golf balls than they started with.

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Golfer sinks in mud trying to retrieve ball

Sometimes, though, even for the most stubborn 24-handicappers, it's best just to admit defeat. This is one of those instances.A gentleman spotted his ball submerged in a creek, and decided to go after it. He defies all common sense by leaping onto a muddy island several feet into the creek, and then just as he is about to grab his golf ball, he begins to sink, causing panic to set in. The description of the video reads, "John tries to ...

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