Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Giant Rattlesnake on Golf Course, Kansas City

http://www.kansascity.com/sports/columnists/jeffrey_flanagan/story/648590.html

Kansas City Star [MO]
3 June 2008

TOP OF THE MORNIN'

And in the rough, a giant rattlesnake?

By JEFFREY FLANAGAN
The Kansas City Star

Are there giant, man-eating timber rattlesnakes prowling Kansas City area golf courses?

Well, that's the rumor that has been spread via e-mail and the Internet lately - specifically that an 8-foot (or longer) Timber rattler was killed by a golfer using a 2-iron on hole No. 8 at Painted Hills Golf Course in Kansas City, Kansas.

Painted Hills director of golf Steve Price said the story is ridiculous. [...]