June 28, 2007
One-Eyed Gator Grabs Golfer’s Arm
By Dave Hurteau & Chad Love
If you’ve seen Adam Sandler’s best movie, Happy Gilmore, this story should sound familiar. From south Florida’s Herald Tribune:
Bruce Burger was playing golf Monday afternoon at the Lake Venice Golf Course when he lost a ball in a pond near the sixth hole and almost lost a limb.
When Burger reached down to fish out his ball, a 10-foot, 11-inch [one-eyed] alligator latched onto his right forearm and pulled him in. . . .