Monday, July 09, 2007

Thieves steal 4,800 golf balls from driving range.

Nearly 4,800 fluorescent yellow golf balls are missing from a suburban Kansas City golf course after someone raided the facility's driving range.

Sunflower Hills Golf Course head professional Jeff Johnson said it would have taken someone hours Sunday night to pick the balls up from the range, where they were scattered after being hit earlier in the night.

And he has no idea whether the theft was an expensive prank — with an estimated loss of $2,700, the crime is considered a felony. "That or they are some really bad golfers who need some range balls to practice with — a lot to practice with," Johnson said. » Full article here