Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Punta Gorda Golfball Rain

September 1, 1969.

A heavy downpour rains down on the Punta Gorda area, but when the clouds clear, the gutters are not only flowing with water but also golfballs. A team of at least four police officers started gathering the balls up and apparently made off with a sizeable haul before getting tired and giving up.

But where did all these golfballs come from? As far as I know, they never solved the mystery. Inquiries at local golf courses seemed to indicate that no one was missing large quantities of balls.

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